1. What You Should Know About Workers’ Compensation in California

    In previous blog posts, we’ve explained the ins and outs of workers’ compensation. Keep in mind, however, that each state is a bit different as far as how workers’ comp is handled. You may have recently been injured at work and are unsure if you could benefit from legal help. In this post, we will dive into the specifics of California and how the state deals with these cases. The Department …Read More

  2. Why You Should Consult a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer to Handle Your Case

    Every now and then, we receive calls from folks wondering if they can represent themselves in a workers’ compensation case. Honestly, it depends on the severity of your injury and the overall complexity of your case. But workers’ comp isn’t exactly black and white, meaning it can be tricky to know whether or not your situation warrants the counsel from a workers’ compensation lawyer. In th…Read More

  3. A Step-by-Step Guide to Filing For Workers’ Compensation

    Were you recently injured at work? If so, it’s a good idea to file for workers’ compensation. In case you have to miss work for an extended period of time, you can use workers’ compensation to help pay for medical care, rehabilitation, as well as financial assistance to replace lost wages. It may seem like a simple process, but unfortunately, too many people are forced to jump through hoops …Read More

  4. Get to Know the History of Workers’ Compensation

    For the common citizen, workers’ compensation may not seem all that interesting. But it actually has a pretty intriguing history and development of what we know today. If you remember from history class, the rise of the Industrial Revolution meant extreme working conditions for those in early factories. It became an everyday occurrence that workers were injured from a variety of hazards. Still, …Read More

  5. Could You Explain Workers’ Compensation to Someone?

    You may already be aware that if you are injured at work, you are eligible to receive workers’ compensation. But do you know the exact details of your benefits, or even how long you can receive them? Types of Workers’ Compensation If you are unable to work due to an on-the-job incident, you may be entitled to medical care, cash benefits, rehabilitation, as well as supplemental benefits. Medica…Read More

  6. What a Personal Injury Lawyer Can Do Following a Car Accident

    If you’ve ever been involved in a car accident, you know how difficult the aftermath can be. Dealing with insurance companies and possibly getting your vehicle taken care of were likely at the top of your to-do list. Not to mention, you may have even required medical care. Car accidents aren’t fun for anyone, but they do happen. That’s why if you find yourself in one, it could be beneficial …Read More

  7. 5 Reasons Why Our Personal Injury Lawyer Could Be a Fit for You

    This time of year is all about spending time with family and loved ones. Unfortunately, accidents and injuries still happen. That’s why if you’re injured through no fault of your own, you need someone that you can trust to serve as an advocate on your behalf. FreeAdvice Law came up with a list of five tips for choosing the personal injury lawyer that’s right for you. Experience - When it com…Read More

  8. Do You Believe These Workers’ Compensation Myths?

    As an employee, it is important for you to understand your rights, so you can recognize circumstances where something is owed to you and have the knowledge to pursue it. In this case, we mean if you become injured at work. Injured employees not familiar with California’s no fault system, for example, may assume they are not eligible for any compensation if the injury was not the direct fault of …Read More

  9. Let Our Family Fight For Yours

    Welcome to Katnik & Katnik Lawyers, the Santa Ana law office where we’ve been providing dedicated and passionate legal help for our injured clients for more than 55 years. We’re so glad you’ve found our blog! Stay tuned for new posts to learn a little bit more about our practice, personal injury, and workers’ compensation law as well as some tips and tricks for successfully navigating …Read More