What evidence is valid in workers’ compensation cases?

Unlike personal injury claims, workers’ compensation cases generally have nothing to do with fault. However, it is important to document your claim early on. Most employees are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits if they are injured on the job. Of course, there are some exceptions, but this system is designed and intended to protect workers […]

Do you know what the attorney-client privilege is?

In the United States, the attorney-client privilege is a rule that ensures confidentiality in communication between attorneys and clients. Under this precept, lawyers cannot divulge their clients’ secrets, nor can others force them to do so. The purpose of the privilege is to encourage clients to share information openly with their attorneys and to allow […]

What Happens if I am Injured at a Theme Park?

Theme park rides like roller coasters, bumper cars, water slides, spinning rides, and more cause thousands of injuries each year. People injured by amusement park rides can bring a negligence claim against the park and its employees, a product liability claim against the manufacturer of a defective ride, or even both. The most common types […]

Do you know what medical malpractice is?

According to the law, Medical malpractice is when a doctor or another healthcare professional is negligent or fails to act, and someone is injured as a result. These types of personal injury cases are widespread in California. The law against Medical malpractice applies to all healthcare providers and facilities licensed by the state of California. […]

Do You Know what Repetitive Stress Injuries are?

These types of injuries are widespread workplace injuries. But what causes them? Repetitive stress injuries, also called cumulative trauma disorders, repetitive motion disorders, or overuse syndromes, are caused by motions you repeat throughout the day. These motions strain your body and can gradually damage tendons, ligaments, muscles, and nerves. Sometimes they are hard to identify […]

Hit While Biking?

California is the third state most bike-friendly in the U.S. But, it is also the state with the highest rate of car-related bicycle injuries in the country. Sadly, according to the report published by The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which collects accident statistics for accidents, there are a total of 48,000 bicycle injuries […]

Do California employers have to pay for hours spent training?

The answer is yes.  We get this question frequently, and the answer is that your employer has to pay. According to California law, the employer has to pay for the time the employee spends on training plus the cost of the training itself. The law also says that the employee should pay for every meeting, […]

Marital status discrimination in the workplace

Did you know that according to the Employment law in California, an employer can not deny a job because of the status marital of the person?  Under the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), it is illegal for an employer to discriminate based on an applicant’s marital status or perceived marital status. Some examples […]

What is Vocational Rehabilitation?

Personal injuries generally leave certain negative physical or psychological conditions in the victims. In the case of even serious injuries, they can even cause the person to lose some ability to carry out their work normally or lose the facilities to live their life normally. Some serious consequences are loss of a limb, hearing, vision, […]

Checklist after a car accident

Car accidents can be overwhelming; a million things are rushing through your mind but figuring out your next steps will help. No matter how safely you drive, car accidents are sometimes unavoidable. However, depending on how well you handle the accident’s aftermath, you could potentially settle your claim without major issues and recover damages for […]