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16 Mar

Coronavirus Concerns? Get Your Free Claim Review from Home

Concerned about coronavirus but injured from a workplace accident? Berry, Smith & Bartell offers a free no-obligation consultation and electronic signups, so you never need to leave home to get experienced legal representation. Our initial legal consultation…

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10 Mar

Injury Risk Factors for Amazon Workers

Working in an Amazon fulfillment center, warehouses where orders are packed and shipped, is a mentally and physically stressful job, for many reasons. The productivity level expected of workers takes a tremendous toll and puts them at risk for many types…

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03 Mar

How is a Workers’ Compensation Attorney Paid for Representing You?

You may be unsure about hiring a lawyer for your workers’ comp claim because of concerns about the cost. You may have heard of retainers for attorneys or per-hour rates. However, many workers’ compensation lawyers, including those at Berry, Smith & Bartell…

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26 Feb

What to Do If Your Work Injury Claim Is Denied for a Lack of Medical Evidence

Sometimes workers’ compensation claims are denied because of problems with the medical evidence that was provided. For example, maybe the insurance company will argue your records do not establish that a pre-existing condition was aggravated by your job.…

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17 Feb

What Happens to Workers’ Compensation if an Employer Goes Bankrupt?

The short answer is that any remaining benefits should be covered by the insurance carrier. However, it depends on the situation and how the employer is covering workers’ compensation benefits. Below, Berry, Smith & Bartell explains how workers’ compensation…

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12 Feb

When Might a General Contractor be Liable for a Construction Accident Injury?

You cannot sue an employer over a workplace injury, but sometimes it is possible to file a lawsuit against a third party, such as a contractor. Below, learn more about when a general contractor could be held liable for a construction accident.  What…

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05 Feb

Delayed Symptoms of a Workplace Injury

Sometimes workers are not aware they suffered an injury. This often happens when they are developing an occupational disease. If you notice any of these symptoms, your first priority is seeking medical treatment. After that, you should strongly consider…

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21 Jan

Injuries to Law Enforcement Officers that May Be Covered by Workers’ Compensation

Law enforcement is an important but dangerous job. Police officers and other law enforcement personnel are regularly in harm’s way. California has passed legislation to help speed up the process of obtaining workers’ compensation benefits for certain…

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