Who Is Most Likely to File a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Every worker, even those in an office, have the potential to be affected by workers’ comp injuries. However, certain occupations have long been associated with a higher than usual injury or fatality risk. High-risk occupations make it all the more important for someone who is involved in these professions to wear appropriate safety gear, exercise… Read More »

Study Shows Decrease in Hospital Stays for Workers’ Comp Accidents in California

A new research study was recently published by the California Workers’ Compensation Institute showing that the chances of a workers’ comp inpatient hospital stay decreased by more than 30% between 2010 and 2018. Hospital discharge data was analyzed to arrive at this result. Multiple factors influenced whether or not someone who sustained a serious workers’… Read More »

What Are Permanent Disability Benefits?

If you have recently filed a California worker’s compensation claim, you probably have questions about how to protect those benefits and what to do in the event of an appeal. There are several different types of disability benefits to which you might be entitled and having a consultation with a workers’ comp attorney can help… Read More »

What Are the Most Common Problems That Victims Experience with California Workers’ Compensation Claims?

If you have already been hurt on the job, your attempt to file a California workers’ compensation claim is limited. It’s imperative that you seek out a San Francisco workers’ compensation attorney immediately. The determination of how to proceed with your workers’ compensation claim can have important implications for you chances to recover compensation sooner… Read More »