How Does My Workers’ Compensation Settlement Affect My Tax Return?

October 28, 2022 Legal Team
If you are receiving workers’ compensation benefits after an injury or illness on the job, you may be wondering how your tax return will be affected. Fortunately, workers’ compensation benefits are tax-exempt with only rare exceptions. Workers’ Compensation Benefits and Your Tax Return Whether you receive a lump sum or bi-weekly workers’ compensation benefit...
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The Pros and Cons of Settling a Workers’ Compensation Case

August 31, 2022 Legal Team
In some cases, pursuing a workers’ compensation case can be a long and complex process. You may not see eye-to-eye with your employer’s insurance company when it comes to the benefits you are entitled to, or your claim may even be denied. Either way, it means attending a formal hearing with the Workers’ Compensation...
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Can You Cancel a Workers Comp Claim?

August 31, 2022 Legal Team
After a workplace injury, you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits regardless of who was at fault. However, if you filed a claim but need to cancel it for some reason, you have the right to do so. How To Cancel a Workers’ Compensation Claim The process for canceling a workers’ compensation claim will...
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How to File a Formal Sexual Harassment Complaint

July 29, 2022 Legal Team
If you are experiencing unwelcome sexual advances or other verbal, physical, or visual conduct of a sexual nature, you have the right to file a formal sexual harassment complaint. A claim can be filed against your employer, and the individual harasser in some cases, within 300 days of the incident. The California Department of...
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California Employer Sexual Harassment Training

July 7, 2022 Legal Team
California law requires employers with five or more employees to provide sexual harassment training in compliance with California Government Code section 12950. Mandatory Training Requirements Section 12950 requires mandatory training for all employees as follows: At least two hours of interactive training and education on sexual harassment for all supervisors. At least one hour...
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