Work Comp MPN Rule

Let’s say you get injured at work, can you go to your own doctors? Can you go through doctors with your own insurance? Or do you have to go to a doctor through your work? And the answer is, it depends.

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Work Comp benefits for temporary, part time, or seasonal workers

You might be wondering if you are a temporary worker or a seasonal worker or a part-time worker, are you still entitled to workers’ compensation benefits, and the answer is, “Absolutely, 100% Yes. Yes you are.”

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Work Comp Benefits for Independent Contractor

So generally if you are legally considered an independent contractor, then you're not allowed to receive workers’ compensation benefits because you have to be an employee to receive workers’ compensation benefits.

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Work Comp benefits after you see a doctor for work injury

So, you're going along at work, unfortunately something happens, you hurt yourself, and now you’ve gone and seen the doctor for the first time, what's the next step?

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Work Comp benefits for Undocumented Immigrants

So you know a lot of undocumented individuals, they might think they're not here legally, they're not supposed to be working, so can they actually collect workers’ comp benefits, and the answer is “Yes, absolutely yes.”

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Work Comp modified duty not accommodated by employer?

The question I want to answer today is – if you’ve been sent back to work on modified duty after suffering a work-related injury but your employer doesn’t have any modified duties available, what do you do?

 

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Work Comp RFA and Utilization Review

One of the somewhat new bodies of law and something that has created a lot of frustration and confusion for a lot of people is what’s called utilization review.

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Work Comp 132a: What if I am discriminated against for reporting a work injury?

If you’ve suffered an injury and your employer either fires you or they start to discriminate against you or harass you or do things that are really improper because you filed a work comp claim or because you suffered a work-related injury, that’s completely improper and you can file for special provisions under the labor code…

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Can you be fired if you report a work injury?

So you're going along, you get injured at work, you report your claim or if you're scared to report your claim because you're scared that you’re going to get fired or harassed or discriminated against for that, and that’s a big no-no…

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How Long Will My Workers' Compensation Case Take?

A question I commonly get is how long is my workers' compensation case going to take? How long is my case going to take? And it's a very common question that a lot of injured workers want to know.

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How Much Future Medical Care Can You Receive in Your Work Comp Case?

So in your workers' compensation case, if you suffered work injuries, whatever parts of body you suffered a work injury on, you're entitled to future medical care for life on those parts of bodies…

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How Much Permanent Disability Can You Receive in Your Work Comp Case?

So let's say, you were 100% before you started working, you got injured, you dropped to let's say 50%, you got some treatment and you got better, and now you're at 75%. That gap…

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How Much Temporary Disability Can You Receive in Your Work Comp Case?

So you're entitled to what's called temporary disability and its disability payments to help you while you're temporarily off of work.

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How to Prepare for My Deposition

A common question we get when depositions are coming up is how should I prepare for my deposition?

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The Importance of Credibility at Your Deposition

Credibility is huge. Sometimes, cases are won or lost simply based on the credibility of you the plaintiff or you the applicant.

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What do I Wear to My Deposition

You may have a deposition coming up, and you want to know what am I supposed to wear to my deposition?

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What if A Worker Dies At Work

So what happens if someone passes away on the job?

 

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What if You Don't Know An Answer to Your Deposition Question

So what happens if you’re in your deposition and you don’t know the answer to a question, what happens, what do you do?

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What Information is Needed After a Car Accident

If you are in a car accident, there’s a couple of very important things you want to collect at the scene right away.

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