Medical Treatment Disputes in Workers’ Compensation Claims

California Workers’ Compensation Laws provide certain benefits to employees injured on the job, including medical treatment for the industrial injury. At the initial evaluation, the workers’ compensation doctor will create a treatment plan which may include consultations with specialists, conservativ...

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Domestic Violence Restraining Orders

In high conflict family law matters it is sometimes necessary for an individual to obtain a restraining order when domestic violence has occurred. The Domestic Violence Prevention Act (DVPA) [FC §§6200–6409] authorizes a procedure to obtain restraining orders to restrain domestic violence and make ot...

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What Are Your Options if You’re Pregnant

Pregnancy should be a celebrated event. However, for many expectant parents, the fear of how an employer will react introduces anxiety to otherwise happy news. Parents are likely to worry about their income when the mother needs to take time off of work due to the pregnancy and what will happen if the fa...

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Dealing with International Divorce

Since the world has become more of a global village, where citizens now interact more than ever before, international marriage has become quite common convention across the globe. However, because of the disparity of cultures, some family conflicts may be raised during their marriage. Unfortunately, many...

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