#WorkersCompAttorney

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 […]

According to the recently released 2016 report conducted by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, California work injury and illness rates continued to drop to the lowest in over ten years. The rate decreased from 3.8 injuries and illnesses per 100 full-time employees in 2015 to 3.7 in 2016. Breaking down the numbers The private sector […]

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 […]

Dial & Associates FAQ

  When potential clients call our law firm, Dial & Associates, with questions, we are happy to help. Our office is accessible in many languages: our staff members Maria, Jennifer, and Deanna speak Spanish as well as our attorney at law, Stephen Dial. Stephen Dial is also fluent in Chinese, Japanese, French, German, and Italian. […]

Have You Fallen at Work?

Every year, more than 200,000 workers are injured when they fall on the job, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Falls can occur almost anywhere, from slipping on water and spilled ice on restaurant floors, to falling from ladders or roofing. If you’ve fallen at work, you need an attorney who understands workers compensation […]

Protecting Your Rights

Recently a new client brought in paperwork he had received prior to retaining me from his employer’s insurance company.  I read through the letters he received and saw that the insurance company had scheduled a QME appointment for the injured worker. QME is a qualified medical examiner who is a physician who evaluates your injuries when […]

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