An Overview of an Injured Employee’s California Workers’Compensation Case

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At Gateway Pacific Law Group (GPACLAW), we understand the stress and uncertaintyfacing an injured worker. This guide aims to walk you through the timeline of a Californiaworkers’ compensation case, empowering you to make informed decisions throughout theprocess. Remember, GPACLAW is here to advocate for your rights and maximize your benefits.This guide is merely a summary…

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A Summary of the QME Process in California Workers’ Compensation Cases

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The Qualified Medical Examiner or QME Process is a very important part of an injuredworker’s claim. This article will briefly summarize some important things about QME’s andprovide tips to injured workers to apply to ensure a thorough and accurate QME examination.But before we continue, Remember, this article is not legal advice. If you have any…

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Settlements in Workers’ Compensation Cases – An Overview

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The purpose of workers’ compensation is to provide benefits to workers, through an insurance policy paid by the employer, who are injured or become ill on the job or because of their job (We’ll explain this in more detail later). Remember, this article is not legal advice. If you have questions about a workers’ compensation…

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California Workplace Safety Law: Your Rights and What to Do If You Are Injured

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As an employee in California, you have the right to a safe and healthful workplace. The California Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA) is a state agency that enforces occupational safety and health standards in California. Cal/OSHA’s mission is to “assure safe and healthful working conditions for all working men and women in California.” Cal/OSHA…

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The Rights of Undocumented Workers: What You Need to Know About California’s Workers’ Compensation Benefits

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The right to workers’ compensation is an important one, and it applies to all workers, regardless of their immigration status. In the state of California, undocumented workers are entitled to the same workers’ compensation benefits as any other employee. Under California state law, all employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. This means that…

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A Summary of California Workers’ Compensation Insurance for Employees Injured on the Job

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An employee who suffers a work-related illness or injury is covered by workers’ compensation insurance. Almost all California employers are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance. Workers’ compensation insurance protects both employees and employers in case of work-related injuries or illnesses. The California Workers’ Compensation System Workers’ compensation was established in 1911 in order to…

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