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  • Attorney Barry Rodich Joining the Law Offices of Gary Rodich

    We at the Law Offices of Gary Rodich are thrilled to announce attorney Barry Rodich as a new member of our firm! As our new associate, we are honored to welcome him and his multitude of skills as a Woodland Hills Workers’ Compensation attorney. His practice focuses on representing and defending the rights of injured workers who are in need of Workers' Compensation. Barry has experience in ...
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  • Recent Case Wins by Our Woodland Hills Workers' Comp Law Office

    At the Law Offices of Gary Rodich, we tirelessly fight for our clients’ rights in all manners of workers’ compensation claims and cases. No matter the peculiarities or difficulties of a case, you can bet that we will put our all into the work we do for our clients, never resting until a satisfactory case result is achieved. We are excited to be able to tell you about three recent case victories, ...
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  • What Should I Do If My Workers' Compensation Claim Is Denied?

    If you are injured on the job, your claim should be covered under your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance. California requires all employers to carry insurance and to inform their employees of the coverage through a “notice to employees” poster in an obvious location. If your claim is denied, you can still pursue the compensation you need. Whether your claim was not filed within the ...
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  • Workers' Compensation and Franchises

    In December 2016, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court rejected an appeal in a decision that would have changed the way franchise business model looked in the state. An employee of G21, a franchise of the company Saladworks, twisted both his knees after slipping on the way out of the restaurant. He petitioned for worker’s compensation benefits from SaladWorks, later amending it to the particular ...
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  • 5 Most Dangerous Jobs in the United States

    In 2015, almost 5,000 workers were killed on the job. That boils down to about 13 deaths a day. While certain people work under the assumption that they may face a serious, life-threatening injury every day, such as police officers, they aren’t the group with the highest rate of fatality or hurt. Below is a list of the most dangerous jobs you could do in the United States. Logging Loggers have one ...
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  • Firefighters and Workers' Comp: The Basics

    Firefighting is one of the most dangerous occupations in the United States. In 2015, 68 firefighters died on the job, while another 68,085 were injured. About 29,130 of those injuries happened at the fireground, but the majority of the damage wasn’t caused by fire. The two most common injuries sustained by firefighters are falls/slips and overexertion or strain, followed by: Flying/falling objects ...
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  • Workers' Comp FAQ

    Seeking compensation for an injury you sustained on the job can be an intimidating process. Many people are worried about their employers’ reactions to their claim or feel like they can’t take time off of work to recover from an illness or wound. Here are a few frequently asked questions that may address some of your concerns. Is My Injury Covered? If you were harmed in the course of your job, ...
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  • My Workers' Comp Claim Was Denied. Is My Case Over?

    In 2015, more than 20,000 workers’ comp claims were rejected , but there were about 2.9 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses that could have been covered by insurance. Companies have many reasons to reject claims, such as: Late filing Insufficient medical data Injury sustained off the clock Employer dispute Damage doesn’t fit long-term injury definition Errors in paperwork Sometimes ...
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