Workplace Injuries Caused by Cumulative Trauma

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California workers’ compensation law recognizes two kinds of work injuries: a specific injury occurs at a particular point in time, for example, a worker lifts a heavy box and feels back pain; a cumulative injury occurs as a result of repetitive activity at work such as lifting heavy boxes for days, weeks, months, or years....
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Can I Change the Treating Doctor in My Work Comp Case?

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Injured workers are sometimes not satisfied with the medical treatment they are receiving for their work injury. For a number of reasons, choosing the best treating doctor in your workers’ compensation case is a very important decision. Your treating doctor, known in California workers’ compensation as the Primary Treating Physician (PTP) plays a critical role...
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Can the Insurance Company Spy on Me?

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At the Law Offices of Marc Francis, we commonly hear this question from injured workers. The short answer is that it depends on each specific situation. Sometimes an investigator can take videos of your activities and sometimes they cannot. Generally speaking, an insurance investigator can take videos of you in public places or in private...
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My Employer Claims They Have No Workers’ Comp Insurance!

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As discussed in a previous post, employers sometimes attempt to prevent injured employees from filing workers’ compensation claims by denying that they have insurance coverage. Since businesses have begun re-opening, we have seen an unfortunate increase in calls from injured workers with questions about how they can secure the workers compensation benefits to which they...
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Can I Change My Work Injury Doctor?

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  Had enough of the employer’s clinic ‘doctor’? At the Law Offices of Marc Francis, we can help with that! As one of the most experienced workers’ compensation attorneys in Santa Rosa, we’ve heard nearly every question when it comes to how a client’s situation could stand to be improved with their employer’s clinic doctor....
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