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A Guide to Workplace Injuries at Company Events in California

In California’s diverse work environment, understanding workers’ compensation rights is essential. This guide provides an in-depth look at the legal landscape surrounding workplace injuries during company events and outings. It’s a common area of confusion, where the distinction between personal and professional time often becomes blurred. This guide aims to clarify the legalities, offering insights…

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Independent Medical Examinations in California Workers’ Compensation Claims

In California, navigating the workers’ compensation system can be a complex and daunting task, especially when it involves Independent Medical Examinations (IMEs). These examinations are a critical component in determining the nature and extent of an employee’s work-related injuries and the corresponding compensation. Understanding the IME process, its implications, and the rights of injured workers…

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California Workers Compensation Medical Provider Network Law

What is a Medical Provider Network (MPN) Under California Law The California workers compensation law MPN concept was introduced to the system in 2004. That year, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed SB899 into law, bringing about a sweeping overhaul of California’s workers’ compensation system. The MPN, short for Medical Provider Network, allows insurers to create their…

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How to Deal with Uninsured Employers in California Workers Compensation Claims

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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