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How does workers compensation work in California?
At Law Offices of Kropach & Kropach the experienced Los Angeles workers compensation attorney William Kropach wants to make sure you’re getting treated fairly and justly. Schedule a free initial consultation by calling 818-609-7005.
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One of your worst nightmares has happened. You got injured on the job. Now you’ve got steep medical expenses and you’re out of commission. On top of that, the last thing you want to do is deal with unfair compensation. You just want to focus on your recovery. You don’t want another stress added on. … READ MORE
Has your family member died on the job?
12 Jul 2018 | William J. Kropach
It happened, it really happened. You try to shake yourself hoping its a dream but it’s not. You got the call that your loved one has passed away on the job. Emotionally you are torn. The compensation your are entitled to won’t heal you but it will help ease some burden. It’s important to know … READ MORE
Steps to Take if You Are Injured on the Job
6 Jul 2018 | William J. Kropach
Being injured on the job can throw a wrench into your ability to complete your work in an efficient manner—or sometimes, the injury is so severe that you can’t work at all. Every injured worker should be aware of what steps to take if they sustain an injury while at work. The California Department of … READ MORE
Getting a stress related injury on the job
6 Jul 2018 | William J. Kropach
You gave your all to this job, you really did. You endured all the repetitive tasks and the stress that came with it. Now it’s time for you to get the compensation you deserve. Many times a stress related injury is physical. However, that is not always the case. Sometimes your stress related injury may … READ MORE
How Orthopedic Injuries Can Affect Your Job
29 Jun 2018 | William J. Kropach
According to data published by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016, workers employed in the fields of maintenance, construction, or natural resources have some of the highest levels of absence from work due to injury. However, work-related orthopedic injuries could apply to all types of workers, ranging from agricultural laborers to office … READ MORE
Worker Injuries on CA Bullet Train
28 Jun 2018 | William J. Kropach
We’ve all heard about the new 64 billion dollars high-speed train project designed to get us around the country at a very fast speed. Recently the high profile build has faced its first injury as five people were injured on the site. While the project has faced many problems since the day it was commissioned … READ MORE
Three Apple Workers Injured by Glass Doors
23 Jun 2018 | William J. Kropach
Apple have opened a brand new headquarters known as Apple Park and while its beautiful it is causing some problems. Employees keep colliding into doors and windows of the glass spaceship style building. The employees are not authorized to place any warning signs on the glass to avoid injuries and accidents. Apple seems to willing … READ MORE
Do Opioids Help Workers Return Work Faster
22 Jun 2018 | William J. Kropach
We have all heard about opioids and how the addiction to them has sadly swept across the nation causing an epidemic. Not only is it devastating families but it is also costing the United States billions of taxpayer dollars each and every year. Sadly, the thing is that even though opioids have such a bad … READ MORE
Cheesecake Factory Cheated Over 559 Workers
16 Jun 2018 | William J. Kropach
The Cheesecake Factory has recently been found by the California Labor Commissioner  of cheating over five hundred janitors of wages amounting to $4.57 million in unpaid minimum wages and overtime, meal and rest period violations, as well as damages, waiting-time penalties and a failure to provide itemized pay stubs. The investigation began in late 2016 … READ MORE
In order to be eligible to receive workers compensation benefits for your on-the-job injury, you must be classified by law as an “employee” rather than an “independent contractor.” Just because your employer classified you as an independent contractor, however, does not necessarily mean that you will not be able to recover compensation for your work-related … READ MORE