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September 2017 Archives

Appealing a denied workers' compensation claim

When a workers' compensation claim gets denied, it can be very disheartening. It means the claims administrator does not think the injury is covered by workers' compensation, but their word is not the final word-as mentioned in the last post, it is possible to appeal the decision.

Slip and fall leads to 2 surgeries, pain and suffering

As we have talked about extensively on this blog, slip and fall incidents are outrageous because they usually mean that someone, some group or some business failed to uphold their duties to their patrons or guests. They were supposed to maintain a safe premises, and instead they allowed a dangerous condition to persist -- and someone got hurt as a result.

Dog attacks woman walking him

It is typical when you hear about a dog bite case or a dog attack that the breed involved is a pit bull. This is for two reasons. The first is that media coverage is pre-disposed, to a certain degree, to cover these cases. But the other reason is that pit bulls are strong animals that, when involved in an attack, are more likely to cause serious damage or injuries to a person or other animal due to the incredible power of their jaws.

Why was my workers' compensation claim denied?

Most people, including California residents, want to do their best while working. Wanting to make a good impression, many work long hours and perform difficult, often dangerous and sometimes tedious tasks. Which is why a workplace injury may set them back both emotionally and financially-emotionally because they do not want to lose out on a project and financially because medical bills could end up being very high. However, workers' compensation is one way injured workers can get the compensation they deserve after a work-related accident with less stress.