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May 7, 2018

Can You Still Receive CA Workers’ Comp If You Were at Fault?

California law on workers' compensation details the fact that the state utilizes a "no-fault" benefits system. Effectively, this means that an injured California worker does not need to prove that an employer's negligence or legal wrongdoing caused the employee's injury to receive benefits. Instead, an injured California worker must generally only prove that the illness or injury arose from the…
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Workers Compensation
April 18, 2018

Can Marijuana Use Affect a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

As many are aware, the state of California took a landmark step in drug legislation when state voters passed an initiative that legalized recreational marijuana use. This change took effect at the start of 2018, which could have interesting implications for workplace accidents. Here are a few facts to keep in mind about federal and California drug laws, which may…
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Workers Compensation
April 16, 2018

Does California Allow Workers' Comp Claims for Stress?

In today's busy and fast-paced lifestyle, it is no exaggeration to say that stress is a silent killer affecting the wellbeing of millions. Research from the American Psychological Association found that job pressure is the top cause of stress, while also finding that 61% of individuals studied cite work as their most common stress source. This is perhaps unsurprising when research…
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