The Basics of Workers’ Compensation in California The law on workers’ compensation in California requires your employer to pay you if you get injured while on the job. Injuries could be the result of a one-time event or prolonged exposure at work. Some examples of one-time accidents include: Falling off construction scaffolding Getting burned by a grease fire in a restaurant kitchen Car accident while making deliveries Electrocution You could also get hurt over time. These might be: Hearing loss from loud noise at the workplace Carpal tunnel syndrome Exposure to second-hand smoke or toxic chemicals Low back pain and… Learn More
Social media is affecting different aspects of our lives. For most of us, our interaction with social media begins the moment we wake up and lasts until the time we sleep at night. Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter are only some of the examples of social media that we use to communicate and connect with the world. In the legal world, however, social media is useful because it contains a huge amount of valuable information that may be used against you. Litigators have discovered that social media is a great place to harvest information that can be useful in litigation processes…. Learn More
If you have been injured at work, you deserve to be compensated in accordance with the law, especially if you would otherwise be unable to pay for your recovery. Unfortunately, many companies try to avoid responsibility for the injuries of their workers. This is where a San Francisco Worker’s Compensation Attorney can mean the difference between paying for hospital bills yourself or receiving compensation from your employer. For your own protection, follow these guidelines when filing for a worker’s compensation claim: Do Not Sign Anything Without An Attorney Present The laws concerning worker’s compensation can be complex. Never fill out… Learn More
Bay Area Injury Attorney Blog
If you have been injured in an auto accident, slip and fall, or another accident caused by someone else’s negligence or wrongdoing or a defective product, you may be able to recover compensation that will pay for your medical expenses, lost income, and non-economic damages such as your pain and suffering and diminished quality of life. Our Bay Area ...