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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 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 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 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 the 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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