You recently suffered an injury in an auto accident in Northern California, and you want to know whether you might be able to file a workers’ compensation claim to collect benefits to remunerate you for your hospital bills, lost work time and productivity, rehab and therapy bills, and so forth. The answer depends on the nature of the accident and the business (or lack thereof) that you were doing.
Got Fired After Getting Injured and/or Filing a Workers’ Comp Claim?
Is That Considered Retaliation?
Whether you broke your leg working at a San Francisco City construction project; you hurt your back in a car accident while making a delivery, or you suffered acute chemical exposure at a company lab, you just want fair and honest treatment. Unfortunately, sometimes employers punish workers for complaining or filing workers’ compensation claims. Continue reading
Perhaps you got injured in a Bay Area car accident while delivering a product or driving to a sales convention. Or maybe you hurt yourself at work or suffered a chronic injury (e.g. carpal tunnel syndrome, thoracic outlet syndrome, tennis elbow, etc.). In any case, you want to preserve and protect your ability to file a wage loss claim.
What documentation should you collect and preserve to maximize your chances? Continue reading
What is the Bare-Bone Minimum I’m Required to Have in California?
The California car insurance question is a vexing, perennial problem facing Golden State drivers. How much car insurance do you actually need here in CA? Continue reading