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The Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board

The Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) is a judicial body made up of seven members. The Governor of California appoints these members and they are then confirmed into office by the state Senate. The Appeals Board is granted its judicial powers through the...

The Most Common Types of Workers’ Comp Claims

Sprains, puncture wounds, and fractures are among the most common reasons for filing a California workers’ compensation claim California workers’ compensation claims are filed for a variety of reasons. Different kinds of injuries may trigger claims for different kind...

What Does Workers Compensation Cost My Employer?

If you are currently pursuing a claim for workers compensation benefits due to a work-related injury, then you may be wondering how much your case will cost your employer.  Of course, every case is different and thus will impact your employer financially in different...

Why Would I Need a Lawyer for a Workers’ Comp Case?

An experienced workers’ compensation lawyer can help injured workers resolve cases involving permanent disabilities or disputed facts Not every worker’s compensation case requires the intervention of a lawyer. When workers’ compensation insurance companies provide...

Q & A on Workers’ Compensation

If you have been injured at work and you have a workers compensation claim, you might have questions about what that means for you and what benefits you may be entitled to as a result.  If you have questions about your California workers’ compensation claim, speak...

How to Win a Workers’ Comp Case

Working with the right Santa Rosa workers’ compensation lawyer is the key to winning a workers’ compensation dispute Every employee who has a work-related injury is entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. Unfortunately, the more serious the injury, the more likely...

Where Did Workers’ Compensation Come From?

A Santa Rosa workers’ comp lawyer explains the history of workers’ compensation There has not always been a workers’ compensation system. Perhaps a compensation system was less necessary before factories and machines made labor more dangerous. In the nineteenth...

What to Expect at Your Workers Compensation Hearing

Preparation by an experienced workers compensation lawyer is the key to success at a California workers compensation hearing Most workers’ compensation cases settle without a hearing before a judge. Routine benefits, like medical treatment and temporary disability...

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