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The Differences Between Employee and Independent Contractor in California

The Differences Between Employee and Independent Contractor in California

By benjamin | December 1, 2022

In a recent class-action lawsuit, Uber agreed to pay out 8.4 million to drivers in California who were hired as independent contractors instead of employees. This case is important because it highlights the difference between these two classifications, and how they are treated under the law. For Uber drivers, this can be an important distinction…

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The Americans with Disabilities Act: What It Covers and Why It Matters

The Americans with Disabilities Act: What It Covers and Why It Matters

By benjamin | November 23, 2022

The Americans with Disabilities Act: What It Covers and Why It Matters The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a very important piece of legislation that exists to protect individuals with disabilities against discrimination. While this discrimination can be active, like an employer refusing to hire someone based on their disability, it can also occur…

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The PACT Act Veterans Benefits for Burn Pit Exposure

The PACT Act: Veterans Benefits for Burn Pit Exposure

By timanders | November 16, 2022

The PACT Act is a recently passed piece of legislation designed to help veterans who have been exposed to burn pits and other harmful materials. These veterans often suffer from a host of illnesses and conditions, all of which are considered to be presumptive (meaning the illness is assumed to have come from the exposure).…

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The Big 13 Signs - You Need to Call A Workers' Compensation Lawyer

The Big 13 Signs You Need to Call A Workers' Compensation Lawyer

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | November 9, 2022

The Big 13 Signs – You Need to Call A Workers' Compensation Lawyer Some of the signs below happen before the claim is ever denied. Others happen with accepted claims. Read this blog article to learn all the signs that you need to call a workers' compensation lawyer for help with your claim. By identifying…

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The Ultimate Qualified Medical Evaluation FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

The Ultimate Qualified Medical Evaluation FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | November 2, 2022

So you are hurt at work and soon thereafter a packet of papers from the insurance adjuster arrives in the mail. It's a bunch of paperwork that you don't understand including information about obtaining a Qualified Medical Evaluation (QME). You could call the adjuster and ask about it. But then you remember that the adjuster…

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Updates From The Napolin Law Firm Vegas Shooting Civil Investigation

Napolin Law Las Vegas Shooting Civil Investigation

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | September 2, 2018

  Napolin Law Vegas Shooting Civil Investigation Allegations of Mobile Phones Wiped, Venue Inspected and Imaged, Stephen Paddock's Room Next Week The Napolin Law Firm represents assault and shooting victims of the Route 91 Harvest Festival Las Vegas shooting. Several of the firm’s clients dropped their mobile phones while running for safety from the massive…

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In a Win For Shooting Victims, Administration of Paddock's Estate Transferred to District Court

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | September 2, 2018

Nevada State Court Commissioner granted Las Vegas shooting victim lawyers request to move the administration of Stephen Paddock's Estate to Nevada District Court. Las Vegas, Nevada — Las Vegas shooting victim lawyers appeared in Probate Court to block Stephen Paddock's family from taking control of Paddock's estate, believed to be worth in excess of 5…

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Learn California Work Injury Laws

California Work Injury Eligibility

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | September 2, 2018

California Work Injury Eligibility. Eligibility Requirements For California Workers Compensation – The law requires that companies hold industrial injury insurance for every single employee. The law applies to all employers who operate within California, no matter how small. Defining An Employee Under Current State Compensation Law For the purposes of coverage, an individual is an employee once…

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Work Injury Return to Work Supplement Program

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | September 2, 2018

Work Injury Return to Work Supplement Program. California Labor Code Section 139.48 implemented through Senate Bill 863 created a $120 Million fund for a Supplement Program called Return to Work (RTW). The RTW fund provides aid for workers who need retraining to return to the workforce to a meaningful profession or trade. In addition to…

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In a Win For Shooting Victims, Administration of Paddock's Estate is Transferred to Federal Court

In a Win For Shooting Victims, Administration of Paddock's Estate is Transferred to District Court

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | November 17, 2017

  A legal hearing was held this morning in Nevada State Court. Nevada State Court Commissioner granted the shooting victims attorneys request to move the administration of Stephen Paddock's Estate to Nevada District Court. Las Vegas, Nevada — November 17, 2017 — Lawyers representing victims in the Las Vegas Massacre appeared in Probate Court this…

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Attorneys Ask Judge to Block Shooter's Family From Controlling His Estate

Attorneys Ask Judge to Block Shooter's Family From Controlling His Estate

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | November 16, 2017

Attorneys Ask Judge to Block Shooter's Family From Controlling His Estate Lawyers from Nevada, Texas and California Ask Court to Stop Stephen Paddock’s Family from Taking Charge of Paddock’s Millions. Las Vegas, Nevada — November 16, 2017 — Lawyers representing victims in the Las Vegas Massacre filed an objection in Probate Court to block Stephen…

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Updates From The Napolin Law Firm Vegas Shooting Civil Investigation

Updates From The Napolin Law Firm Vegas Shooting Civil Investigation

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | November 10, 2017

Updates From The Napolin Law Firm Vegas Shooting Civil Investigation Allegations of Mobile Phones Wiped, Venue Inspected and Imaged, Stephen Paddock's Room Next Week The Napolin Law Firm represents assault and shooting victims of the Route 91 Harvest Festival Las Vegas shooting. Several of the firm’s clients dropped their mobile phones while running for safety…

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Pomona Woman Struck By Auto Passes Away From Injuries

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | July 29, 2017

38 Year Old Pomona Pedestrian Struck By An Automobile In Pomona Has Passed Away From Fatal Injuries Pomona Woman Struck By Auto Passes Away From Injuries – Jessica Alvarez, 38 years old, who was the pedestrian victim struck by an automobile in Pomona on July 20, 2017, passed away from her injuries she sustained in the…

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Automobile Accident Statistic

Automobile Accident Statistics

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | August 1, 2018

Important Automobile Accident Statistics Agencies like the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) publish car accident statistics on an annual basis. This data, along with data collected by the California DMV helps us to identify accident trends which can in turn show you what to avoid. For example, knowing that cell phones can lead to…

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New California Motorcycle Lane Splitting Law Update

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | August 26, 2018

New California Motorcycle Lane Splitting Law Update New California Motorcycle Lane Splitting Law Update – Motorcyclists have long been, de facto, allowed to split the lane with other vehicles such as trucks, cars, buses and other motorcycles, to avoid traffic. However, there has always been some confusion regarding whether or not motorcyclists are legally allowed…

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CA Workers Compensation Return to Work Supplement Program

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | October 26, 2016

CA Workers Compensation Return to Work Supplement Program CA Workers Compensation Return to Work Supplement Program – California Labor Code Section 139.48 implemented through Senate Bill 863 created a $120 Million fund for a Supplement Program called Return to Work (RTW). The RTW fund was created to provide aid for workers whose disability benefits are extremely…

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Undocumented California Workers Compensation Legal Rights

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | October 10, 2016

Undocumented California Workers Compensation Legal Rights Undocumented California Workers Compensation Legal Rights Allow Claiming Industrial Injury Compensation and Medical Benefits. Illegal immigration, particularly from Mexico, has been an issue in the United States for many years now. With a changing executive and a changing legislature, the governments stance on immigration policy fluctuates from hostile to ambivalent. To…

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Workers Compensation Independent Medical Review Process

Workers Compensation Independent Medical Review Process

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | August 31, 2018

Workers Compensation Independent Medical Review Process – After a work related injury, the injured person should be permitted to see a doctor at an industrial clinic within the workers’ compensation insurance network. The physician within the network is known as an MPN doctor. That MPN doctor will request needed treatment to cure or relieve the effects…

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California Workers Compensation Industrial Injury Defined

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | September 3, 2018

Defining California Workers' Compensation Injury California Workers Compensation Industrial Injury Defined – An industrial injury is any incident that an individual faces resulting in his/her suffering from a medical condition or need for medical treatment due to any exposure or incident at work. It does not have to be anticipated by the employer in order for the…

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Eligibility Requirements For California Workers Compensation

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | July 23, 2016

Eligibility Requirements For California Workers Compensation – The law requires that companies hold industrial injury insurance for every single employee. The law applies to all employers who operate within California, no matter how small. It includes companies with even one individual. Some companies may qualify to maintain self-insurance under strict circumstances so long as it covers all legally…

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California Workers Compensation System Development

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | September 1, 2018

California Workers Compensation History California Workers Compensation System Development – The laws that comprise California's current workers’ compensation system developed over time. The origins of the system trace back to the industrial revolution in the late 19th century. In addition, as mass production and factories increased, many workers fell victims to employers’ disinclination to take responsibility in…

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Minimum Automobile Insurance Requirements for California Drivers

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | September 6, 2018

Learn The California Automobile Insurance Requirements For Operating Vehicles on Public Roadways Minimum Automobile Insurance Requirements for California Drivers – Every single person who plans to drive in California should learn the legal requirements to do so. There are many rules that govern exactly how one must operate their car, truck, bus and motorcycle contained…

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Whiplash Injury

Whiplash From an Auto Accident is More Serious than You May Realize

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | September 7, 2018

Car Accidents and Serious Whiplash Injuries Whiplash From an Auto Accident – One of the most common forms of motor vehicle crash injuries is whiplash. Whiplash usually happens when you are in a vehicle and rear-ended by another vehicle. It is a serious injury that damages the soft tissues and muscular tissues in the neck…

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4 Reasons To Hire A Car Accident Lawyer

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | April 23, 2016

Why Hire a Personal Injury Lawyer for Your Auto Accident Injury Case? Reasons To Hire A Car Accident Lawyer – Being in a car accident can be a very traumatic experience. An accident can also cost you a great deal of money. For starters, there is the damage to your vehicle. Next, if you were…

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Accident Injuries Law and Legal Information

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | February 27, 2016

Accident Injuries Law Legal Information for California Residents Accident Injuries Law Legal Information – Accident injuries occur when an individual endures physical harm as a result of the intentional or negligent behavior of an individual. The law holds reckless people and also companies accountable for their activities, allowing injured victims to recover damages that occurred…

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