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Can a Hernia Be a Work-Related Injury?

Workers’ compensation may provide benefits to employees with a hernia that was directly or indirectly caused by work activities Hernias affect about 5% of the population at some point in their lives. Different kinds of hernias occur for different reasons. Sometimes...

Can You Sue Your Employer for a Workplace Injury?

Generally, you cannot sue your employer for a workplace injury.  An injured worker’s exclusive remedy for a work-related injury is the California Workers’ Compensation System.  With rare exceptions, the California Workers’ Compensation Act is the only remedy for...

How to Report a Work-Related Injury

How to Report a Work-Related Injury If you have been injured at work in California, it is important to follow the proper procedures to report your injury.  By adequately reporting your injury, you can make sure you are on the right track to obtaining compensation and...

California Workers’ Compensation Benefits Explained

A Santa Rosa workers’ compensation lawyer explains the kind of benefits that are available to employees who are injured at work. In California, five different workers’ compensation benefits are available when an employee is injured in a work-related accident. In some...

5 Most Frequent Workplace Injuries

Santa Rosa workers compensation lawyers regularly advise employees who have similar work-related injuries With few exceptions (such as certain psychological injuries or injuries caused during a fight that the injured worker started), nearly all job-related injuries in...

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