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Will My Pre-Existing Conditions Hurt My Workers Compensation Case?

Will My Pre-Existing Conditions Hurt My Workers Compensation Case? [2022]

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | September 28, 2022

If you have a pre-existing condition, you may be wondering, “Will My Pre-Existing Conditions Hurt My Workers Compensation Case?” The good news is that in California, pre-existing conditions cannot be used to reduce most of the benefits you are entitled to receive. The bad news is that employers and their insurance adjusters try to deny…

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10 Tricks Insurance Adjusters Use to Lowball Your Injury Case

10 Tricks Insurance Adjusters Use to Lowball Your Auto Accident Injury Case [2022]

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | September 21, 2022

If you're involved in an auto accident, the insurance carrier will have an adjuster to evaluate your claim. The insurance adjuster evaluates the information that you submit and decides to pay or not pay your claim. While these adjusters may appear friendly and professional, it is important to remember that their job is to settle…

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A Perfect Guide for Workers’ Compensation and Medicare Set-Asides

A Perfect Guide for Workers’ Compensation and Medicare Set-Asides [2022]

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | September 14, 2022

Workers' Compensation Medicare Set-Aside (MSA) is an arrangement in which a portion of a workers' compensation settlement is set aside to pay for future medical care related to the injury. To help you understand, we assembled a perfect guide for workers' compensation and Medicare set-asides. The MSA amount is placed in a trust or an…

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How Medical Bills Are Paid After A Car Accident

How Medical Bills Are Paid After A Car Accident [2022]

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | September 7, 2022

You were seriously injured in an accident when your vehicle crashed, now your medical bills mounting as well. Oftentimes people hear that when an accident occurs someone else's car insurance has paid for their medical expenses for the accident. How did their medical bills get paid? Can I get paid for my health care expenses?…

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The First Thing You Should Do If You Are Injured at Work

The First Thing You Should Do If You Are Injured at Work [2022]

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | August 31, 2022

The First Thing You Should Do If You Are Injured at Work – Many employers use special programs to prevent workplace accidents. The safety of the workplace and efforts to prevent work related injury or illness should both benefit the employee and their employer. When the employer provides a safe work space, it saves money…

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The First Thing You Should Do If You Are Injured at Work

The First Thing You Should Do If You Are Injured at Work [2022]

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | August 31, 2022

The First Thing You Should Do If You Are Injured at Work – Many employers use special programs to prevent workplace accidents. The safety of the workplace and efforts to prevent work related injury or illness should both benefit the employee and their employer. When the employer provides a safe work space, it saves money…

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What To Do If Your Workers Compensation Claim Is Denied

What To Do If Your Workers Compensation Claim Is Denied [2022]

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | May 25, 2022

If you are injured on the job in California, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. These benefits can help you cover medical expenses and lost wages while you recover from your injury. But sometimes workers’ compensation claims are denied. That's right. You expect that your claim will be accepted. After all, you are…

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10 Tricks Insurance Adjusters Use to Lowball Your Injury Case

10 Tricks Insurance Adjusters Use to Lowball Your Auto Accident Injury Case [2022]

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | September 21, 2022

If you're involved in an auto accident, the insurance carrier will have an adjuster to evaluate your claim. The insurance adjuster evaluates the information that you submit and decides to pay or not pay your claim. While these adjusters may appear friendly and professional, it is important to remember that their job is to settle…

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Best Product Liability Injury Lawyers California

Best California Products Liability Attorneys [2022]

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | June 29, 2022

Most people don't think twice about the safety of the products they use every day. But when a product is defective, it can cause serious injuries – and even death. If you or a loved one has been injured by a defective product, you may be entitled to compensation. At our law firm, our experienced…

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Whiplash Injury: Don't Settle for Less Than You Deserve

Whiplash Injury: Don't Settle for Less Than You Deserve [2022]

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | June 1, 2022

If you have been in an automobile collision and are feeling pain in your neck, you may be suffering from whiplash. Whiplash is a common injury that occurs when the head is suddenly jerked backwards and then forwards. Many people don't seek medical care after a car accident because they aren't feeling the full extent…

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Uninsured Motorist Coverage Explained: How It Protects Accident Victims

Uninsured Motorist Coverage Explained: How It Protects Accident Victims [2022]

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | May 18, 2022

If you are in a car accident and the other driver is uninsured, your own insurance policy may help cover the costs of your injuries. This is known as uninsured motorist bodily injury coverage. It can be a lifesaver in a difficult situation. In this article, “Uninsured Motorist Coverage Explained: How It Protects Accident Victims,”…

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Qualified Medical Evaluation: What It Is and Why You Need One

Qualified Medical Evaluation: What It Is and Why You Need One [2022]

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | June 8, 2022

If you are hurt at work and are undergoing treatment with your employer's doctors, then you need to know, what is a Qualified Medical Evaluation (QME). You may have received paperwork from the adjuster in the mail about it. The form gives you the opportunity to object to the determinations of your workers' compensation treating…

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Do I Have An Auto Accident Claim For Personal Injury?

Do I Have An Auto Accident Claim For Personal Injury? [2022]

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | June 15, 2022

Do I Have An Auto Accident Claim For Personal Injury? – If you are hurt and did not cause the accident, then you likely do have an auto accident claim for personal injury. You should contact the best auto accident lawyers right away to help establish your claim with the insurance company of the person…

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How Long Injured Workers Have To File A Workers Comp Claim

How Long Injured Workers Have To File A Workers Comp Claim [2022]

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | May 4, 2022

How Long Injured Workers Have To File A Workers' Comp Claim In this article we will discuss the time limits for filing a California Workers' Compensation Case and some common ways the time limit can be extended. The reader will also be introduced to the basic ideas of the statute of limitations, why it exists,…

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A Lawyer May Get Your Claim Accepted Rather Than Denied

How Workers' Compensation Lawyers Help When Your Claim Is Denied [2022]

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | April 20, 2022

How Workers' Compensation Lawyers Help When Your Claim Is Denied – If your workers' compensation claim has been denied, you need to take action right away. Denied claims mean that you won't receive any benefits at all. This can be a huge financial blow for injured workers. You need legal help to get your claim…

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7 Step Guide to Choosing the Right Personal Injury Lawyer For Your Auto Accident [2022]

7 Step Guide to Choosing the Right Personal Injury Lawyer For Your Auto Accident [2022]

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | April 13, 2022

If you have been injured in a car accident, then follow this 7 Step Guide to Choosing the Right Personal Injury Lawyer For Your Auto Accident. You may be overwhelmed by the number of auto accident lawyers in your area, but don't worry, we are here to help! In this blog post, we will discuss…

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California Workers' Compensation and Disability Discrimination: What You Need to Know

California Workers' Compensation and Disability Discrimination: What You Need to Know [2022]

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | August 17, 2022

When A Work Injury Qualifies As A Disability Under Workers' Compensation Injuries that arise at work are covered by workers' compensation insurance. But do they qualify for disability protection under discrimination law? Not all injuries qualify for disability protection. This blog post will provide an overview of workers’ compensation and disability discrimination laws in California,…

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Switching Workers' Comp Attorneys in the Middle of Your Case

Switching Workers' Comp Attorneys in the Middle of Your Case: What You Need to Know [2022]

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | July 27, 2022

If you're not happy with the representation you're getting from your workers' comp attorney, you may be wondering if there's anything you can do about it. The good news is, yes, you can switch attorneys – even in the middle of your case. However, before making that decision, there are a few things you need…

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9 Steps to Success When Injured In A Car Accident

9 Steps to Success When Injured In A Car Accident [2022]

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | July 6, 2022

9 Steps to Success When Injured In A Car Accident – If you are involved in a car accident, it is important to stay calm and take the necessary steps to protect yourself and others. Car accidents can be traumatic, and it is easy to make mistakes if you are not sure what to do.…

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Contact A Third-Party Liability Claim Attorney

Third Party Liability Claim Attorneys [2022]

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | July 13, 2022

Third-Party Liability Claim Attorneys: Holding Negligent Actors Liability For Your Work Injury If you've been injured on the job, you may be entitled to workers' compensation benefits. However, in some cases third-party negligence can also play a role in an accident. This means that the party responsible for your injury is not your employer or…

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How to Identify Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and What to Do Next

How to Identify Signs of Nursing Home Abuse and What to Do Next [2022]

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | May 11, 2022

Nursing home abuse is unfortunately a common problem in the United States. Elderly adults who are dependent on others for assistance are often the victims of abuse, neglect and mistreatment. This can include physical abuse, verbal abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse and financial exploitation. If you suspect that your loved one is being abused in…

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5 Steps to Hire the Right Personal Injury Lawyer For A Car Accident [2022]

5 Steps to Hire the Right Personal Injury Lawyer For A Car Accident [2022]

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | April 27, 2022

5 Steps to Hire the Right Personal Injury Lawyer: How to Choose Representation After a Car Accident If you have experienced a personal injury in an automobile accident, then you need to find a lawyer as soon as possible. This is not a decision that should be taken lightly – you need to find the…

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Take These Steps To Protect Your Legal Rights After a Car Accident

Take These Steps To Protect Your Legal Rights After a Car Accident [2022]

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | March 12, 2022

Take These Steps To Protect Your Legal Rights After a Car Accident [2022] – If you are in a car accident, it is important to take steps to protect your legal rights. A lawyer can argue the facts in a light most favorable to your case, but they cannot change what happened. This is a…

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Types of Injuries and Their Severity Affect Claim Settlement Value

How to Get the Financial Compensation You Deserve After A Car Accident

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | March 29, 2022

An automobile accident can be a traumatic experience. In addition to the physical injuries, you may also suffer from emotional distress. The last thing you want to deal with is the hassle with the insurance company. If you didn't cause the automobile accident, then you should seek financial compensation from the person who did. Hopefully…

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Changing Treating Physician's Within the Medical Provider Network (MPN)

How To Select A New Workers Compensation Doctor For Your Work Injury Claim [2022]

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | March 23, 2022

How To Select A New Workers Compensation Doctor For Your Work-Related Injury in 2022 – If you've been hurt at work in 2022, your employer or their insurance carrier may have you visit a Medical Provider Network (MPN) for treatment. You can switch to another doctor within the MPN after completing your initial therapy if…

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