What Is The Maximum Workers’ Compensation Payment In California?

What Is The Maximum Workers’ Compensation Payment In California?

California is dedicated to workers’ rights and dignity. The state saw an increase of over 5% in the State Average Weekly Wage (SAWW) in the year ending March 2022. Due to the improvement in wages, the California temporary disability rates will be increased. The...
Does Surgery Increase Your Workers Comp Settlement?

Does Surgery Increase Your Workers Comp Settlement?

Having surgery after a work-related injury can increase your workers’ compensation settlement. However, there are some things you need to know so you receive the best benefits available. While workers’ comp will still pay for whatever treatment you need, the timing of...
Common Knee Injuries From Slip And Fall Accidents

Common Knee Injuries From Slip And Fall Accidents

Slip-and-fall accidents are extremely common, especially in restaurants, convenience stores, and grocery stores. Anywhere that liquids can be spilled or leaked is a prime environment for you to take a tumble and injure your knee. Because the knee is a critical joint...
Can I Interview While on Workers Compensation?

Can I Interview While on Workers Compensation?

Yes, you can interview for a new job while you are on workers compensation. But there are some important factors to consider if it is in your best interest to do so. Keep in mind there is a big difference between interviewing for a job and being hired and going to...
What Is A Vocational Evaluation In Workers’ Compensation?

What Is A Vocational Evaluation In Workers’ Compensation?

Occupational accidents cause debilitating and permanent injuries every day. When your injuries prevent you from returning to work due to a disability, vocational evaluations are used to determine if you can transition to another occupational field. At The Morris Law...