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  • Published: December 22, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected nearly every aspect of our lives. Not only has COVID-19 created countless challenges for state policymakers, but it has also made workers' compensation claims confusing and challenging to navigate. Many people wonder if they can still collect workers' compensation if their injury is related to COVID-19. Whether you can collect workers' compensation if you have…Read More

  • Published: December 15, 2021

According to California labor laws under Code Section 3700, employers are required to have workers' compensation insurance. Unfortunately, there are a few situations in which an injured employee is not eligible to file a workers’ compensation claim. When trying to obtain workers' compensation benefits, it is best to first understand which injuries are not covered by workers' compensation in California.…Read More

  • Published: December 8, 2021

Incidents happen, and non-US citizens might be worried about whether or not they can file a workers’ compensation claim. Many workers who aren’t citizens make the common mistake of believing they are not entitled to workers’ compensation claims when they have been injured on the job in California. According to 2020 findings released by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics,…Read More

  • Published: December 1, 2021

Workplace injuries are more common than many people realize. According to statistics released by the US Department of Labor, there were 2.7 million non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses in the primary industry sector in 2020. This figure includes warehouse injuries, and warehousing ranks as one of the most dangerous industries to work within globally. It’s estimated that approximately 1.18 million…Read More

  • Published: November 24, 2021

Some California Employers may try to dispute a worker’s compensation claim to keep their insurance premiums from rising or hide the fact that they don’t have the required amount of worker’s comp insurance. Typical reasons an employer gives include: The company does not carry worker’s comp insurance, or the injury didn’t occur at work, or your injury is not severe…Read More

  • Published: November 17, 2021

Most people experience stress in their job at some point in their employment. For some, though, stress can be so constant and debilitating that it becomes a serious medical condition. Stress is primarily a mental and emotional disorder. Will workers’ compensation in California cover stress? Workplace Stress Injuries Workplace stress injuries can be physical, mental, or emotional. Most people are…Read More

  • Published: November 10, 2021

If your employees get hurt or sick from their job, they can get benefits through workers’ compensation insurance. When your employees receive workers’ compensation benefits, they may wonder if they’ll have to pay taxes on them. It depends on the circumstances. Taxable income is often referred to as adjusted gross income or adjusted income minus deductions or exemptions. Taxable income…Read More

  • Published: November 3, 2021

Typing injuries develop over time and, if left untreated, become painful and debilitating conditions that can inhibit your ability to carry out your daily life activities. In the early stages, many people don’t notice the symptoms. But as time passes, the symptoms get worse and often lead to chronic pain.  Typing injuries are repetitive stress injuries that can be recognized…Read More

Can I Collect Workers' Compensation If I Have a Preexisting Condition?
  • Published: October 28, 2021

Insurance companies often seem to be looking for excuses to deny the claims of injured parties, and they usually try to deny preexisting conditions in workers’ comp cases. If you’re wondering “Can I collect workers’ compensation if I have a preexisting condition?” an attorney with KCNS Law Group can conduct a case review and offer their legal opinion of your…Read More

What Happens If I Start a New Job While on Workers’ Compensation?
  • Published: October 19, 2021

When someone is injured while on the job, workers' compensation provides financial support while the individual recovers from their injuries, surgery, or rehabilitation. During this recovery time, it is not uncommon for individuals to search for other types of work that differ from the job at which they were injured. Additionally, workers' compensation only pays out a percentage of income;…Read More

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