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How to Protect Yourself From an Injury Before It Happens

As attorneys representing injured workers, we do our best to assess and meet the employee’s treatment needs, measure disability, and obtain proper compensation.  However, the best protection for an employee is prevention.  Avoiding a workplace injury or setting the stage for when an injury occurs is key to successfully avoiding and managing injury. Safety, Safety,

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What is a Supplemental Job Displacement Voucher?

A Supplemental Job Displacement Voucher (“voucher”) is a benefit that allows an injured worker to obtain assistance in returning to the workforce after an injury. You may be able to receive a voucher if one of the following applies: (1) if you are unable to return to work at either your usual position that you performed at the time of your

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What to Expect at Your Initial No-Charge Consultation

Our initial consultation can help provide you with a better understanding of the four types of benefits available in a workers’ compensation claim will involve, and what you can expect. We will also ask you questions to better determine your rights to each of the four benefits. Medical treatmentWe will ask you questions related to

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Can I Receive Workers’ Compensation If I’m Undocumented?

In the workers’ compensation system, all workers, regardless of their immigration status, are entitled to receive workers’ compensation benefits. The workers’ compensation system is intended to help employees who are injured on the job to receive replacement wages (temporary disability), medical treatment, and permanent residual impairment compensation whenever an injury occurs on the job. Documented

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Why Are They Taking My Depo?

A deposition is a new experience for most applicants. While it may seem daunting, a deposition is a fairly common occurrence in the Worker’s Compensation system. So, why is your deposition being taken? Do not worry – you are not on trial. Having your deposition taken does not mean you did anything wrong. The worker’s

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Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

When the decision is made that it is time for an elderly person to go live in a nursing home, it is usually the family who helps look for the facility where their loved one should live. It is also the family who has the onus of being aware of any signs that their loved