If you are a worker in the state of California, you may qualify for workers’ compensation benefits if you become injured or ill while performing your job duties.
What Benefits Are Available Through Workers’ Compensation?
Workers’ compensation benefits are a crucial financial lifeline many workers in California take advantage of after suffering from an injury or illness on the job. However, not everyone understands what benefits are available through workers’ compensation.
Injuries That Qualify for Workers’ Compensation
Workers’ compensation is a no-fault insurance program that pays those who are injured at work or fall ill from workplace conditions for medical expenses and lost income while recovering.
Negligent Security & Personal Attacks
Adequate security plays a critical role in keeping visitors and patrons safe from foreseeable harm. Security should never be taken for granted, and our premises liability attorney at the Winter Law Group knows it better than anyone else.
Hurt on a Friend or Neighbor’s Property: Should I Sue?
Premises liability law in California requires that homeowners and owners/operators of any structure take reasonable steps to maintain their buildings in a reasonably safe condition. The law further holds the homeowner or other responsible party to be liable so long as they knew, or should have known, that an unsafe condition existed prior to an accident happening and injuries occurring.
Who Pays for Medical Bills After a Dog Bite?
Being bitten or attacked by a dog can be an extremely emotional and traumatizing experience. Thankfully, California dog bite laws allow victims of dog bites or dog attacks to seek fair financial compensation for any injuries and damages suffered.
Who’s Responsible If You're Injured While Using a Product?
It’s natural to trust the products that you use and believe that they will be safe. But even after successfully passing tests, some items will still be produced with flaws. These flaws lead to defective products that could injure you.
How Bankruptcy in California Affects Your Spouse
In California marriages, there is separate property/debt and community property/debt. The former is what you had prior to the marriage, and the latter is everything you and your spouse incurred during your marriage.
Understanding Creditor Rights and Limitations
When you owe someone money, it is because you made a contract with them. You agreed to use credit on your credit card in exchange for monthly payments and accruing interest. You agreed also to make payments and pay interest on the car you drive or the house you live in. You even agreed to pay the cost of medical treatment that health insurance didn’t cover.
Dispelling Bankruptcy Myths
Filing for bankruptcy is not a quick or easy decision for most people. It is also a highly personal decision. Those pondering bankruptcy usually spend considerable time researching the process and may solicit opinions from close friends or family members they trust.