The workers’ compensation system in California is designed to work without a lawyer.  But inevitably the employer and insurance carrier will take advantage of the rules to the detriment of a injured worker.  I just settled a case were the client had been suffering back problems related to his injury and a construction worker.  He…

New potential client called today, worried that he’d be “fired” if an industrial claim was commenced.  I told the victim of this typical employer style boogie-man threat, that I was sorry, since he only had a few days of work left.  “What?!” the guy asked.  “But I have not filed a claim, and they don’t…