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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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California Workers Compensation Law Death Benefit Claim

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | October 13, 2014

How To File For The Death Benefit Claim Under California Workers Compensation Law Where an employee dies from an industrial accident (one arising out of and in the course of employment), their dependents are entitled to a California workers compensation law death benefit claim. For all death claims, there must be a separate death claim…

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Workers Comp Denial of Medical Treatment Medications Surgery

California Workers Compensation Independent Medical Review

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | October 10, 2014

How the Independent Medical Review In California Workers Compensation Claims Gets Triggered California workers compensation independent medical review (IMR) is the new process used to resolve disputes over medical treatments for injured workers. The IMR system replaced the old system, which utilized the judge and the agreed medical examiner or qualified medical examiner to determine…

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Admitted Workers Compensation Injury Claim Help

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | September 15, 2014

Injury Claim Help with a Workers' Compensation Lawyer Need help with an admitted claim? Speak directly with Mr. Napolin! – Call 909-325-6032 Just because the insurance adjuster admits the workers compensation claim does not mean the employee will ultimately receive the whole package of benefits. The insurance company often will exercise its knowledge and resources within the workman's comp system…

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Denied Workers Compensation Claim Lawyer Help

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | September 15, 2014

  Denied Workers Compensation Claim Lawyer Help When it comes to California workers compensation injury, nothing is worse for the employee than being stuck in the denied claim status abyss. When work injuries are reported through the employer to the insurance company, many tend to end up being denied altogether. This means that the insurance…

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When To File A California Workers Compensation Claim

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | December 30, 2014

Filing a California Workers Compensation Claim Help Information – Every on the job accident injury is unique, involving different employers, insurance companies and injury specifics. Since every workers comp accident case is unique, each situation needs to be evaluated on a case by case basis. This is where the experience of a workmans comp lawyer…

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Permissive Use Doctrine For Car Owners Auto Accident Attorney Advice

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | July 27, 2014

Car Accident Attorney Advice Permissive Use Doctrine For Car Owners For attorney advice, call an California auto accident lawyer –  California motor vehicle law requires minimum liability insurance coverage of at least $15,000 for bodily injury or death of each person as a result of any 1 accident and $30,000 for bodily or injury or death…

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California Workers Compensation Lawyer

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

Workers Compensation Lawyer In California With Experience California Workers Compensation – No matter what line of work or occupation, each and every worker is at risk for an on the job injury. The injury could arise from a specific accident such as a slip and fall or an auto collision. Or the injury may occur over…

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Workers Compensation Temporary Disability Abuse

Workers Compensation Temporary Disability Abuse

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | July 19, 2014

Temporary Disability Abuse – California Workers Compensation Workers Compensation Temporary Disability Abuse – Under California workers compensation law, the temporary disability benefit is provided to the injured worker as a form of wage replacement. It is supposed to keep the injured worker afloat financially while they recover from their work related injury. For many workers injured…

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Help With California Workers Compensation Injury

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | October 11, 2014

Get Work Injury and Workers Compensation Help in California When you need help with a California Workers Compensation Injury, call the Napolin Law Firm for free. You will have a no charge consultation directly with Attorney Alexander Napolin, the owner of the firm. He will help you consider all the important factors at play so…

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California Workers Compensation Claims Apportionment Issues

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | October 28, 2014

Apportionment Issues With California Workers Compensation Claims Most of those who experience an injury at work and who have a preexisting condition have trouble receiving workers compensation benefits. When the injured worker applies to the workers compensation carrier, the claim is swiftly denied. This can happen when a preexisting condition to the same body part…

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Recovery For Sleep Disorder Sexual Dysfunction Psychiatric Disorder

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | September 18, 2014

Sleep Disorder, Sexual Dysfunction, Psychiatric Disorder For physical work related injuries in California occurring in 2013 and beyond, Senate Bill 863 bars an injured workers claim for recovery of money compensation for sleep disorder, sexual dysfunction and other psychiatric disorders. There are two exceptions to the rule, but the mechanism of injury to meet those…

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Do Not Hesitate To Retain A California Workers Compensation Lawyer

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | October 17, 2014

How to Retain A California Workers Compensation Lawyer – For many people who get hurt at work, hiring an attorney is the last thing on their mind. They are more concerned with their physical injury and maintaining a good relationship with their employer. They believe that hiring an attorney will not help with either. So,…

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Well Rounded Approach to California Workers Compensation Claims

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | March 29, 2015

California Workers Compensation Law Claims It is always important to plan ahead when you are the victim of a serious work related injury that could leave you with a permanent disability. When you have a permanent disability or impairment, you may not ever be able to return to your old job duties. Many injured workers…

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How Workers Compensation Claims Are Settled in California

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

There Are Two Ways to Settle Your California Workers' Compensation Claim For those entering the world of Workers Compensation due to an injury at work, it is important to know: How Workers Compensation Claims Are Settled in California. Knowledge helps the injured worker understand how their claim will be closed and how that affects their…

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Always Report Work-Related Injuries Or Risk Losing Your Benefits

Job Related Injury California Workers' Compensation Discrimination Claims [2022]

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

Whether or Not To Report A Work Related Injury One of the biggest questions an injured worker asked themselves is whether to report an injury.  You might be reading this blog article wondering whether to report an injury to your employer and file a workers' compensation claim with their employer's insurance company. Sometimes an employer…

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Types of Injuries that you can recover for in California Workers Compensation Claims

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | November 3, 2014

What Constitutes a Work Related Injury in California California workers' compensation law requires that the injured worker prove that the injury arose out of and occurred in the course and scope of employment. Once the connection between employment and the injury is established, the California injured worker is entitled to benefits. The following are the…

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Third Party Personal Injury Claims and California Workers Compensation

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

Injured While Driving for Amazon in an Automobile Collision? Get A Lawyer Who Understands Car Accident Claims and Workers' Compensation Cases If you have been involved in an auto accident while driving for your employer or believe you were injured by a third party while on the job, you need to consult an attorney who…

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The Four Benefits Workers Injured on the Job are Entitled to Under Workers Compensation Law

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | November 29, 2014

California Injured Workers are Entitled to Workers Compensation Law Benefits I'm going to talk to you today about The Four Benefits Workers Injured on the Job are Entitled to Under Workers Compensation Law.  Instructing the client on The Four Benefits Workers Injured on the Job are Entitled to Under Workers Compensation Law is the first…

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How to Deal with Uninsured Employers in California Workers Compensation Claims

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | November 20, 2014

California Workers Compensation – Uninsured Employers Employers are required to have Workers Compensation insurance in California. Some employers, however, illegally fail to carry workers compensation insurance. Failing to carry the proper insurance can subject the employer to strict penalties if and when the employer is caught operating without it, but what happens to a worker injured…

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Workers Compensation Injury

By Alexander D. Napolin, Esq. | November 17, 2014

Work Injuries | Compensation Benefits | Workers Compensation Law Information Many but not all employers are very focused on maintaining a safe work environment for their employees. When one of their employees does get injured on the job, many but not all employers also want the injured employee to receives medical care and time off…

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