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California Workers Compensation System Development

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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Undocumented California Workers Compensation Legal Rights

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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Accident Injury Lawyer Talks Prop. 22

Employee or Independent Contractor? How Prop. 22 May Affect Your Claim On November 3rd, 2020, California voters voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition 22 which claimed 58.56% of the vote. What about this bill fostered such fervent support? And how, if at all, could it affect your Workers’ Compensation claim? Before we can answer these questions, let’s…

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Workers’ Compensation FAQ

Questions? We’ve Got Answers. For the average person, the field of workers’ compensation is entirely foreign to them until they sustain a work-related injury. Once an injury does occur, many without the right guidance are forced to educate themselves quickly on this complex legal field while simultaneously worrying about their physical recovery. This can soon…

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Important Notice Regarding COVID-19 Workers’ Compensation Benefits Eligibility for Immigrant Workers

New Alert From Insurance Commissioner Affects COVID-19 Workers’ Compensation Benefits Eligibility for Immigrant Workers A new notice from Ricardo Lara, Insurance Commissioner, has important implications on the rights of immigrant workers in the United States. This year, Lara notified insurance companies that workers who have been affected by COVID-19 while working are eligible to receive…

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The Definition of an Employee for Workers Compensation

For the purposes of workers compensation, everyone is an employee except for independent contractors. That means, regardless of the way you received your employment, you are an employee and are entitled for workers compensation benefits. Who is an Employee for Workers Compensation Purposes? For the purposes of workers’ compensation, an individual is deemed an employee…

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