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Announcement: Certified Workers’ Compensation Specialist

Announcement: Certified Workers’ Compensation Specialist

Workers Comp Specialist Lawyer Attorney Nikki Jacobson is a Certified Specialist in Workers’ Compensation Law by The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.  Why is that important?  The more complicated your case, the more important it is to consult a certified specialist. Los Angeles Workers’ Compensation Lawyers What does it mean when an attorney is aRead more about Announcement: Certified Workers’ Compensation Specialist[…]

Los Angeles Immigration Lawyers Notify Clients About Work Permits Being Extended for El Salvador TPS Beneficiaries

Los Angeles Immigration Lawyers Notify Clients About Work Permits Being Extended for El Salvador TPS Beneficiaries

Los Angeles Immigration Lawyers Notify Clients About Work Permits Being Extended for El Salvador TPS Beneficiaries Work Permits (Employment Authorization Document / EAD) Validity Extended for TPS El Salvador Beneficiaries USCIS is automatically extending the validity of certain EADs issued under Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for El Salvador for an additional 6 months. On JulyRead more about Los Angeles Immigration Lawyers Notify Clients About Work Permits Being Extended for El Salvador TPS Beneficiaries[…]

Pregnancy and Childbirth Should Not Be Used Against Women In Work Injury Claims

Pregnancy and Childbirth Should Not Be Used Against Women In Work Injury Claims

Women injured at work have many unique issues related to their disability and apportionment related matters. All workers’ compensation attorneys and their client should be aware and cautious how doctors and other professionals address these issues. Congratulations to Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher for introducing Assembly Bill 570 which aims to prevent pregnancy, childbirth – or conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth – from being used against workers when addressing apportionment and the cause of disability in a workers’ compensation claim.

Workers’ Compensation in California: A Guidebook for Injured Workers

Workers’ Compensation in California: A Guidebook for Injured Workers

Workers’ Compensation in California: A Guidebook for Injured Workers This guidebook gives an overview of the California workers’ compensation system. It is meant to help workers with job injuries understand their basic legal rights, the steps to take to request workers’ compensation benefits, and where to seek further information and help if necessary. Introduction HowRead more about Workers’ Compensation in California: A Guidebook for Injured Workers[…]

USCIS Is Reissuing Receipt Notices to Certain Work Permit (EAD) Renewal Applicants

USCIS Is Reissuing Receipt Notices to Certain Work Permit (EAD) Renewal Applicants

Starting February 16, 2017, USCIS began reissuing receipt notices (Form I-797) to individuals who applied to renew their Employment Authorization Document (EAD) between July 21, 2016 and January 16, 2017, and whose applications remain pending in the following categories: (a)(3) Refugee (a)(5) Asylee (a)(7) N-8 or N-9 (a)(8) Citizen of Micronesia, Marshall Islands, or PalauRead more about USCIS Is Reissuing Receipt Notices to Certain Work Permit (EAD) Renewal Applicants[…]