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Seven Reasons Workers’ Compensation Is Important

Workers’ compensation is a form of insurance that employers must carry to provide employees with medical care and economic support for work-related injuries or illnesses. This program is important to ensure that employees receive these benefits regardless of who was at fault, eliminating the need for the worker to show another party’s negligence.  Moreover, its […]

How to file a complaint against workers’ compensation adjuster

The California Division of Workers’ Compensation (DWC) provides a form for individuals to file a complaint against a workers’ compensation adjuster or administrator. It’s called the Audit Complaint Form, and it can be used for complaints regarding:  Late disability payments Denial of liability Failure to pay for treatments Failure to investigate a claim Filing a […]

Is this business entity required to provide workers compensation insurance

Nearly every employer and business entity in California is required to carry workers’ compensation insurance, per LAB § 3700. This applies to business entities with only one worker, regardless of whether the employees are seasonal, temporary, part-time, or full-time.  A business entity is required to provide workers’ compensation insurance in California unless the entity is […]

Workers Compensation for Healthcare Workers: 5 Things to Know

In the fast-paced and demanding world of healthcare, dedicated professionals on the front lines often face numerous challenges and risks, such as work-related injuries or illnesses. In such instances, workers’ compensation becomes an essential aspect of protecting the rights and well-being of these indispensable individuals.  Whether you’re a nurse, doctor, technician, or any other healthcare […]

Reasons Your Workers’ Compensation Claim May Be Denied

This blog discusses ten reasons your workers’ compensation claim might be denied in California. If you filed for workers’ compensation benefits and your workers’ compensation claim got denied, you need to know why your employer or their workers’ comp insurance carrier made that decision and what you can do about it. According to the California […]

Are Seasonal Workers Eligible for Workers’ Compensation?

California requires employers to offer workers’ compensation benefits to seasonal employees. Workers’ compensation eligibility does not require the employee to work all 12 months of the year. If your boss denies your workers’ comp claim because you are a seasonal employee, the denial is likely illegal.  Workers’ compensation claims of seasonal workers can, however, get […]

Are construction workers eligible for workers’ compensation benefits

According to the California Contractors State License Board, state law requires all employers to carry workers’ compensation insurance. This includes those who employ construction workers.  However, workers’ compensation insurance typically does not cover independent contractors. Therefore, if companies hire construction workers as independent contractors, these workers may not be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. How […]

Can you waive workers compensation rights

You cannot waive workers’ compensation rights in most situations. Typically, it is illegal for an employer to require workers to sign releases waiving their rights to benefits under the workers’ compensation program in California. Even if a person signs such a waiver, the document might not be enforceable.  KJT Law Group advocates for workers’ compensation […]

What Percentage Do Lawyers Take for Personal Injury?

Many personal injury lawyers work on a contingency fee basis, where a portion of their client’s settlement pays for their attorney’s fees. The percentage a lawyer withdraws depends on your case’s contractual obligations, and they’ll explain that arrangement at the beginning of your partnership.  There shouldn’t be any surprises when it comes to your lawyer’s […]

Report These Injuries to Qualify for Workers’ Compensation

Workers’ compensation in California covers most injuries sustained on the job, but you must report your injury promptly to qualify for compensation. If you need help filing a workers’ compensation claim in California or the insurance company has undervalued or denied your claim, a workers’ compensation attorney from KLT Law Group can help you. Call […]

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