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What are the Most Common Workplace Lawsuits?

January 16, 2024 Legal Team
Workplace lawsuits can arise from various employment-related issues, but here are the most common types.  Discrimination Lawsuits Discrimination lawsuits arise when employees believe they have been treated unfairly based on characteristics such as race, gender, age, religion, or disability. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits discrimination in the workplace, and...
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What is the Largest Workers’ Comp Settlement in California?

October 19, 2023 Legal Team
In 2017 a California judge approved a record-breaking $10 million settlement in a workers’ compensation case. TBC v. Ernst & Young; The Insurance Co. of the State of Pennsylvania (AIG) The settlement in the case of TBC v. Ernst & Young; The Insurance Co. of the State of Pennsylvania (AIG) came after the plaintiff...
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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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