compensation

On Thursday, California’s District Court for the Northern District of California ruled that Grubhub drivers are not considered employees, but contractors. As a result, food delivery workers do not qualify for worker’s compensation, overtime, minimum wage, or other employee benefits. This case is the first one to rule on the legal relationship between contractors and […]

Drafted amendments to a year-old workers’ compensation bill meant to increase coverage to workers would cover California day laborers hired on a one-time basis. The bill, A.B. 206, introduced in January 2017 by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, D-Chula Vista, was amended last week to include mandates for workers comp coverage for a “person, including a day […]

Hiring an Attorney Is Critical

If you’ve been injured on the job, you are entitled to submit a claim for workers’ compensation benefits from the state. In California, these benefits can include lost wages, medical treatment, and partial or permanent disability funds. You are much more likely to receive the benefits you deserve with the help of a workers’ compensation […]

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Falls can occur almost anywhere, from slipping on water and spilled ice on restaurant floors to falling from ladders or roofing. The truth is that most of us will suffer a fall at some point in our lives and it most likely won’t be your fault.  Accidents are especially troublesome, because they can happen anywhere […]

Be Cautious

You should know that no matter where you are working, there is always the risk of getting hurt. Whether you work in a big business or a small business the potential dangers are still there. Injuries like neck injuries, knee injuries, broken bones, back injuries, and brain injuries. Don’t let your injury take a toll […]