What Should I Do If I Am Not Receiving My Workers’ Comp Benefits Check?

When you have been injured at work, the procedures that follow to ensure you get workers’ compensation benefits can be complex to understand. This is because the workers’ compensation process is incredibly technical, which is why it's often best to consult with a Orange County workers’ compensation lawyer. A lawyer will know the relevant laws applicable to your claim and can help you receive the claims you deserve. Yet, what happens when your workers’ compensation benefits stop? Often workers are faced with the issue of their workers’ compensation claim benefits stopping, and they are not sure of why it has

2021-08-12T03:02:31+00:00August 31st, 2021|

Third-Party Liability Claims vs. Workers’ Comp Claims

In most instances, when a worker is injured at their workplace, they can file a workers’ compensation claim to receive payment benefits. However, depending on the circumstances surrounding the injury, there could be third parties involved in the accident. If this is the case, the worker could be entitled to file a third-party liability claim. There are notable differences between workers’ compensation claims and third-party liability claims. It can be challenging to understand the differences between the two claims without speaking to a person specializing in workers’ compensation and third-party liability law. That’s why you should consider hiring a Orange

2021-08-12T02:54:02+00:00August 23rd, 2021|

If I Was Hurt By a Defective Forklift, Can I File a Third-Party Claim

Generally, if an employee or worker is injured while at work, then under California law, they can file a claim for workers’ compensation benefits. This is a no-fault system that does not require the employee to prove that negligence caused their injuries, but the benefits can be limited. If the accident involves a defective forklift, however, there might be the opportunity to file a third-party claim to pursue additional compensation for their injuries. An OC worker’s comp lawyer can help. What Is a Third-Party Claim? A third-party claim involves someone or a party other than your own employer who acts

2021-08-12T02:41:21+00:00August 17th, 2021|

Common Mistakes When Filing a Claim

Have you been injured while on duty recently? If you have found yourself injured at your place of work, you could be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. In California, every employee has the right to file a workers’ compensation claim. Yet, it can be a frustrating process that can be hard to navigate if you don’t know what you are doing. In America alone, it is approximated that there are 2.8 people injured per 100 workers each year. With how confusing filing a workers’ compensation claim can be, many people make common mistakes. If you would like to avoid making

2021-08-12T02:29:26+00:00August 10th, 2021|

Can I Be Fired or Demoted If I File a Workers’ Comp Claim

If you have been injured at work, it can often be a traumatizing and challenging situation. According to 2019 statistics, it is believed that there are 2.8 million non-fatal workplace injuries reported each year in the United States. Regardless of what your employer might tell you, you are well within your rights to file a workers’ compensation claim. However, filing a workers’ compensation claim can be a harrowing experience, especially if you have been fired, discriminated against, or demoted because you filed a workers’ compensation claim. Should you have been fired or demoted due to filing a workers’ compensation claim,

2021-08-12T02:21:18+00:00August 2nd, 2021|
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