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Category Archives : Workers' Compensation

  • April 12, 2024

    5 Types of Injuries Fast Food Employees May Suffer While on the Job

    There are over 2.5 million fast food employees in the United States.  In fact, the Los Angeles metropolitan area has the second highest number of fast food employees in the country. Fast food employees now often see different perks from their respective company’s. McDonald’s offers programs to help employees interested in college, while Starbucks offers various insurance benefits to qualified workers. While most fast food employees...

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  • April 5, 2024

    5 Common Construction Site Injuries and 3 Tips to Help Stop Them

    Fatal construction site injuries accounted for 46.1 percent of all fatal falls, slips, and trips in 2020, more than any other occupation, according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. Construction site injuries should be no surprise, seeing as the occupation is a large source of employment.  It’s estimated that there are nearly 11.4 million construction workers in the US. In fact, California has the second largest amount of...

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  • March 20, 2024

    3 Common Neck Injuries at Work – Signs and Symptoms

    Neck injuries at work can be debilitating to employees who suffer them. Those who suffer neck injuries at work can endure a magnitude of long-term injuries. Symptoms of a neck injury may include: Severe neck pain Stiffness  Pain that radiates down to the shoulders and/or arms  Swelling or bruising  Tenderness Decreased sensation in the arms, legs or body  Muscle weakness in the arms or legs Paralysis in the arms ...

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  • March 8, 2024

    Why Should I Hire a Workers’ Compensation Attorney? 4 Reasons a Lawyer Can Help

    A workers’ compensation attorney can help assist you in the event of issues with a workers’ compensation claim. A workers’ compensation attorney can help you get compensated for on-the-job injuries after a specific workplace injury accident or illness.  Workers’ compensation is a state-mandated legal remedy that helps injured workers recover benefits following an injury on the job. Workers’ compensation helps protect both employ...

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  • February 26, 2024

    3 Tips to Help Avoid Forklift Accidents in Southern California

    Forklift accidents can lead to serious injuries for those involved.  According to the National Safety Council (NSC), forklift accidents were the source of 70 work-related deaths in 2021 and 7,290 nonfatal injuries involving days away from work in 2020. Forklifts are generally used in warehouses and construction sites. They include a platform at the front, and they can be both raised and lowered to lift heavy materials and transport these ...

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  • February 16, 2024

    5 Big Myths About Workers’ Compensation Benefits

    Workers’ compensation benefits are available to eligible workers who suffer injuries on the job. Workers’ compensation benefits can help provide temporary or even permanent assistance for injured employees.  However, there are several myths regarding workers compensation benefits. While many might be true, others aren’t, and the belief that these ideas are real can hinder someone’s likelihood of filing a claim. I can’t choose...

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  • January 17, 2024

    4 Common Myths About Traumatic Brain Injuries – Number 3 May Surprise You

    It’s estimated around 1.5 million Americans suffer traumatic brain injuries each year.  Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) are extremely dangerous, and oftentimes deadly. There were nearly 70,000 traumatic brain injury deaths in 2020.  Any sudden bump, jolt, or blow to the head could lead to a traumatic brain injury. Some of the most common symptoms may include: Frequent headaches Vision complications Difficulty with concentra...

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  • January 3, 2024

    Do Independent Contractors Qualify for Workers’ Compensation? 5 Unique Differences With Employees

    Independent contractors are classified as a special type of worker. According to the IRS, independent contractors are generally defined by whether or not the “payer has the right to control or direct only the result of the work and not what will be done and how it will be done”. Simply put, independent contractors are hired to work for a company as a non-employee.  Independent contractors and employees have different sets of rules ...

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  • January 3, 2024

    3 Ways Distracted Employees can Injure Their Coworkers

    Many on-the-job injuries are self-caused, but distracted employees can injure not only themselves, but others as well. Distracted employees can pose a great danger for their colleagues.  70 percent of all workers admit to feeling distracted at work, with 16 percent saying they are “almost always distracted”.  There are a number of potential workplace injuries, including: Broken bones Neck pain and serious neck Injuries ...

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  • December 26, 2023

    Workplace Head Injuries – 5 Ways Employees May Suffer Breaks, Burns, or Cuts

    Workplace head injuries are an extremely common, extremely dangerous, injury amongst employees.  There were over 68,000 workplace head injuries amongst US employees in 2020. This is an 11 percent increase since 2011. Over half of all workplace head injuries involved male employees. The average age was between 25-34 years old. Workplace head injuries can lead to severe ramifications, including: Concussions: generally the result of ...

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      “If you are having to fight for your rights, this is where you want to go. My experience of going through my worker’s comp case was extremely stressful, but Michael Chakrain and his team were there for every phone call, every step of the way. I never worried for long. As for the results, the outcome far exceeded my expectations and I couldn’t be happier. From the receptionis...

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      “One word to sum up how I feel about C&B Law Group? AMAZING! They truly care about their clients and it shows. A phenomenal group of individuals; Leti, Veronica, and Sergio, just to name a few! Rest assured, if you have C&B on your side, you’re in good hands. They’re the best at what they do.”

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      “I am honestly extremely satisfied and would definitely recommend. Mike and the entire team really cared about me and maintained great communication skills throughout. Appreciative of all the updates along the way, each and everyone of the team always taking the liberty of explaining the process and giving us a great understanding of our options. We are very happy clients”

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      “I give C&B Law group 5 stars + 5 mores stars. They are a great law firm to be represented for my injury case. They worked hard to fight for me to get top $$$ in winning my injury case. I will highly recommend C&B law group to my family an friends who may need an awesome law group to represent them. Thank you!!! “

      Sherri A.

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      “So glad I came across this firm. Very punctual, professional, and trustworthy. The main focus throughout my case was my wellbeing. Truly a 5 star firm! Thank you!”

      Mary D.

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      “Wow! I called up a number of law offices to see who can help me with my accident, a drunk driver hit me on the freeway very dangerously. Soon as I called, a very nice receptionist answered my call and warmly transferred me over to someone who got right to the point and was very thorough in explaining all details and aspects of what the next 6 months – 3 years might entail. They b...

      Oganess M.

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      “The entire staff over at C&B made me feel like family. Every time I called, they were courteous, friendly, and very thorough with their updates on my case. They showed they cared about both my mental and physical wellbeing by constantly checking up on me and my progress. Although my recovery was a lengthy one, it took over 1 year, they got me the best possible outcome. Thanks C&...

      Kim D.

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      “Mike was a great lawyer he help my mom with a worker comp case we were up against a big company but Mike told us not to worry he would make sure everything will be fine. Mike was very responsive and professional the case closed and we are very happy with the pay out. Thank you very much.”

      Aram V.

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      “One of the best law firms in LA! They are highly professional, caring as well as receptive. I am so grateful to have had Jack and his team represent me. I can honestly say the outcome positively surpassed my expectations. Thank you, Jack, for delivering on a promise to always strive for the best outcomes!”

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