If you are a ‘Temporary Worker’ and you experience a work-related illness or an injury that you received while on the job, you may wonder if you are eligible for workers’ comp. California Law has decided in the past decade that an employer with temporary workers must pay them compensation along with their regular workers to… Read More
By Kenton Koszdin on May 18, 2021
There are some significant ways discrimination still happens in the workplace, though they can be challenging to identify.
If you’re finding yourself overwhelmed at the prospect of going it alone if and when you need to file a workers’ compensation claim due to an injury or illness you suffered at work, you’re not alone!
One of the most important aspects of searching for information, especially questions regarding workers’ compensation or social security disability insurance (SSDI), is the website’s credibility in displaying the information you read.
When we think about workers’ compensation, we tend to discuss the topic as if it applies only to adults – or people over the age of 18. Many people don’t think of underage occupations as high-risk positions where a minor might find themselves injured on the job!
You might be surprised to find out that, as a domestic worker, babysitters, and nannies may qualify for workers’ compensation in the event of sustaining an injury while on the job.
Did you know that you aren’t the only one who can benefit from receiving Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) payments? Social security disability insurance can help you cover a range of expenses, from the cost of medical treatment related to your disability to covering utilities like heating and electricity. When you’ve been awarded SSDI, of… Read More
If you’ve been receiving Social Security Disability (SSD) benefits while injured at work, can you still file for workers’ compensation? What if you’ve found yourself needing to apply for both Social Security Disability and workers’ compensation at the same time when you’ve never received SSD before – can it be done? Yes, the simple answer… Read More
Though the daunting year that was 2020 is finally over, it feels as if we’ve only just reached the top of the pandemic roller coaster. Many people found themselves newly dubbed “essential” workers due to the pandemic in 2020, and with that brought an onslaught of unforeseen circumstances and drastic changes to our workplace environments…. Read More
Deciding whether or not an injury is a work-related injury isn’t black and white – context matters. If you find yourself unsure of whether or not your injury qualifies as a work-related injury, you need professional guidance.