Workers’ Compensation for PTSD

September 29, 2023 Legal Team
In the realm of workers' compensation, the focus is predominantly on physical injuries or illnesses sustained in the workplace. However, as society's understanding of mental health deepens, a crucial concern is whether workers' compensation will also cover Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Fortunately, California workers can file for workers’ compensation benefits for PTSD as long...
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Orthopedic Work Injury

September 28, 2023 Legal Team
In most cases, employees who sustain orthopedic injuries while on the job are eligible for workers' compensation benefits. In some instances, there may also be third parties (entities other than the employer) whose negligence contributed to the injury. A separate personal injury claim may be pursued against the responsible parties in those situations. Types...
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Evidence in a Workers’ Compensation Claim

September 26, 2023 Legal Team
Workers' compensation claims serve as a critical safety net for employees who suffer from job-related injuries or illnesses. In these cases, the strength of the claim often hinges on the quality and relevance of the evidence presented. Types of Evidence Critical to a Workers’ Compensation Claim To support your workers’ comp claim, it is...
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Can I Recover Compensation if I was Exposed to Toxic Chemicals at Work?

September 19, 2023 Legal Team
In many cases, if you suffered harm as a result of being exposed to toxic chemicals at work, you may be eligible to file a workers' compensation claim. This system is designed to provide benefits to employees who are injured or become ill due to workplace conditions. Workers’ Compensation for Toxic Chemical Exposure California...
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Psychiatric Work Injuries

September 12, 2023 Legal Team
Psychiatric work injuries are a critical but often overlooked aspect of workplace safety. While physical injuries are more immediately apparent, the impact of psychiatric injuries can be just as severe, if not more so. What are Psychiatric Work Injuries? Psychiatric work injuries encompass a range of mental health conditions that arise due to the...
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