Archive for the Collecting Workers’ Compensation Category

Attorney Tips for Workers Comp Med-Legal Evaluation

Orange County Attorney Tips for Handling The Workers Comp Med Legal Evaluation – In our previous article, our experienced Orange County workers comp attorneys explained what a “Medical/Legal Evaluation” by a “Qualified Medical Examiner” (QME) is. In this article, we discuss steps you can take to obtain […]

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Workers Comp for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Orange County Attorneys Explain Getting Workers Comp for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – Most office workers never think that they will get injured at work . . . let alone that they may one day need to file for workers’ comp. But it’s not just dangerous machinery or […]

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How Attorneys Get Maximum Workers Comp Benefits

What a Good Workers Comp Attorney Does – The workers comp system was put in place to prevent injured workers from suing their employer for negligence – in return for some significant benefits to help the injured worker get treatment and have money to live one. No […]

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How Trump May Affect Workers Comp Benefits

Ask the Los Angeles Workers Comp Attorneys: What Effect Will Trump’s Administration Have on Workers Comp? With so much political change in the air, anyone who is collecting any type of disability benefits is a little worried about what effect the new administration will have on their […]

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Treatment of San Bernadino Shooting Victims Highlight Workers Comp Problems

Workers’ Comp Denied for San Bernadino Victims We’ve just passed the one-year anniversary of the horrific shooting that killed 14 San Bernadino government employees – and wounded 22 more. As we all tragically recall, an armed San Bernardino County employee and his wife mounted the attack on […]

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Will Social Security Benefits be Reduced Because of a Workers’ Comp Settlement?

Avoid Social Security “Offsets” & Reductions by Structuring Your Workers’ Compensation Settlement – Current Social Security law lets the Social Security Administration – under certain circumstances – reduce Social Security Disability payments to injured or sick individuals if they are also receiving workers’ compensation benefits. The “overlap” of […]

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Electrician, Plumber, Painter & Construction Workers’ Compensation Carve Outs

What is a Workers Compensation “Carve Out” Trust for Construction, Carpenters, Electricians & Plumbers? Workers Compensation is Insurance purchased by an employer that pays the medical benefits and lost wages of employees who were injured or made sick on the job. When an employee’s Workers Compensation claim […]

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Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities “NAFI” Workers Compensation

Nonappropriated Fund Instrumentalities Act or “NAFI” Workers Compensation — Workers Compensation is Insurance purchased by an employer that pays the medical benefits and lost wages of employees who were injured or made sick on the job. The Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act provides specific workers comp […]

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Workers Compensation & Special Needs Trust

Protect Your Government Benefits with a Workers Compensation Special Needs Trust – Most government programs – including Medicaid, Supplemental Security Income (SSI), HUD and several State programs – have “income caps”. This means that if you earn more money than the “income cap” you lose your SSI, […]

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Workers Compensation MediCare Set Aside – Part 2

How Much Money in a Workers Compensation Settlement is the “Medicare Set Aside”? A Workers’ Compensation Medicare Set-Aside Arrangement (WCMSA) is a financial agreement that is required by law in all worker comp cases where there will be ongoing medical treatment. This arrangement “sets aside” a portion […]

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