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Things you need to know about California workers' compensation

When you are injured on the job, you anticipate that you will receive assistance to help with medical expenses, lost wages and other financial issues. However, it is safe to say that the changes in the California workers' compensation system tend to favor employers more than employees. Receiving benefits could be a long and frustrating process if you attempt to go it alone. Below are some of the issues that you could be confronted with as you attempt to navigate the process.

Caltrans worker seriously hurt in fatal car accident

A 56-year-old man lost his life in a tragic car accident last week. A Caltrans worker was also seriously hurt in the collision. The crash happened while a Caltrans road crew was performing maintenance on Highway 198 in Tulare County at approximately 9:30 a.m.

Your injury claim is valid, so a denial can never occur, right?

You were injured while engaging in a job-related task at the workplace and, as a result, there is absolutely no way you can resume your work-related duties without undergoing some time off and physical therapy. Moreover, you have workers' compensation benefits, so there's no question that your family will be adequately provided for while you recover from your on-the-job injury, right?

Workers' comp considerations, challenges: legal counsel's role

It happens in California workplaces, all the time. A worker conscientiously going about his or her on-the-job duties suffers an unanticipated accident, illness or injury that requires medical treatment and a prolonged absence from work.

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