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When Should I File a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

October 2nd, 2015 by

Workers’ compensation is a form of insurance that provides wage replacement and medical benefits to employees after a work injury. When a workers’ compensation claim is eligible, the employer or insurance carrier must pay the injured employee for time away from work and medical expenses related to the work injury. Workers’ compensation laws are complex Read More »

Los Angeles Workers’ Compensation FAQs

October 2nd, 2015 by

Los Angeles Workers’ Compensation FAQs Q: I was injured at work, now what? A: Step 1: Report the injury or illness to your supervisor, manager or Human Resources department as soon as possible. The sooner you report your injury or illness, the easier it is to avoid problems and delays in receiving benefits, including medical Read More »

Need a Los Angeles Workers Compensation Lawyer?

September 9th, 2015 by

A Los Angeles Workers Compensation Lawyer Can Help You! For the period 2000-2014 the total number of reported Workers’ Compensation claims in Los Angeles amounted to 2,656,419. A 25.9% increase in total claims filed within this period. Workers Compensation is an employer’s legal responsibility to pay for your damages if you experienced a work-related injury Read More »

A City of Industry Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help You!

September 9th, 2015 by

A City of Industry Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help You! In 2011 the California Highway Patrol reported that the aggregate number of persons injured in the City of Industry area amounted to 319. This statistic is astoundingly high when we take into consideration that the population number is only 916. However, this small enclave hosts 2,500 Read More »

Fiat Chrysler Record Civil Penalty: $105 Million Settlement!

September 2nd, 2015 by

Fiat Chrysler Record Civil Penalty: Historic $105 Million Settlement! Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) admits failures and agrees to auto buy backs, three years of close federal oversight and a record civil penalty. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s enforcement action initiated after NHTSA officials outlined complications with the auto maker’s 23 safety recalls, bringing into review Read More »

Dodge Journey Recall Alert: Engine Fire Risk!

August 19th, 2015 by

Engine Fire Risks Prompt Fiat Chrysler’s Dodge Journey Recall Fiat Chrysler, or FCA US LLC, announced a safety recall on some 2011-2015 Dodge Journey models, and a sibling sold outside North America as the Fiat Fremont, equipped with 2.4L, or four-cylinder engines. The Dodge Journey recall affects some 350,000 vehicles, including 144,416 in the United Read More »

Immigrant Parents Sue: Texas Denies Birth Certificates

August 17th, 2015 by

  Immigrant Parents Sue: Texas Denies Birth Certificates to American-born Children Immigrant parents are suing because Texas denies birth certificates to children born in the United States. Immigrant parents with U.S.-born children rely heavily on their child’s birth certificate for school enrollment, access to Medicaid and other government services. Attorneys representing immigrant parents – mainly from Mexico, Read More »

$25 Million Honda Discrimination Settlement for Overcharging Minorities

August 14th, 2015 by

$25 Million Honda Discrimination Settlement for Overcharging Minorities Honda Motor Company’s American Finance Corporation agreed to pay $25 million to settle federal investigations into allegations of charging minority borrowers higher auto loan interest rates than white customers. The Justice Department accused American Honda Finance Corporation of overcharging black, Latino, Asian and Pacific Islander car buyers Read More »

Takata Compensation Fund Rejected for Airbag Victims

August 13th, 2015 by

Takata Compensation Fund Rejected for Airbag Victims Following at least eight reported deaths and numerous injuries related to the Takata Airbag investigation, TK Holdings, Inc., “Takata,” rejects U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal’s request for a compensation fund for alleged victims of its defective airbag inflators. The senator’s request for a compensation fund was denied as Takata’s Read More »

ARC Airbag Inflators Rupture

August 12th, 2015 by

ARC Airbag Inflators Investigation The Office of Defects Investigation (ODI) at the National Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) opened an investigation on July 13, 2015 to examine ARC hybrid airbag inflators. ARC Automotive, Inc. (ARC), an airbag manufacturer based in Knoxville, Tennessee produced the airbag inflators allegedly using the same explosive compound that plagued inflators made Read More »

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