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The Ledgerwood Law Group’s Informative Blog Keeps North Valley Residents Updated on Social Security Disability and Worker’s Compensation in California

The Ledgerwood Law Group, a Chico worker’s compensation law firm, keeps their clients informed with this helpful blog on the latest issues.


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9/21/2016
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Social Security Disability: Will the Program be Abolished or Cut Back?

The scary reality of SSDI.

Category: Social Security Disability

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9/21/2016
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Obamacare: How will it affect Workers in California?

Whether they call it the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or “Obamacare,” it sparks a lot of strong opinions in political circles.

Category: Worker's Compensation

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8/1/2016
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Surviving Your Med-Legal Evaluation

The dos and donts of participating in a med-legal evaluation

Category: Worker's Compensation

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5/10/2016
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Getting Back in the Saddle!

Re-inventing oneself.

Category: Worker's Compensation

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4/26/2016
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Surviving Depression in a Disability Claim

The undeniable roller coaster ride of a Social Security claim.

Category: Social Security Disability

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7/1/2014
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SSD v. SSI and understanding the benefits you're entitled to

Understanding the differences between SSD and SSI so you can know which benefit to apply for, sometimes both and reasons why you may not qualify.

Category: Social Security Disability

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2/20/2014
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Proving Your Carpal Tunnel Workplace Injury

Think your carpal tunnel work injury was just “part of the job?” Your employer’s stance may cause you further injury. Learn your rights and how to take action.

Category: Worker's Compensation

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2/14/2014
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CA Employers Make Independent Contractors Pay for Their Own Injuries

Are you an independent contractor, or does your employer want you to think you are? Read here for the facts on workers’ comp for injured contract workers in CA.

Category: Worker's Compensation

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2/8/2014
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The Importance of a Physical Exam in Your CA Permanent Disability Case

Will your injury be judged fairly in your CA permanent disability case, or will the numbers be against you? A workers’ comp lawyer explains AMA injury ratings.

Category: Worker's Compensation

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2/2/2014
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Compensable Consequences Maximize Your California Disability Payments

Worried that the workers’ comp board will deny payment for compensable consequences? A work injury attorney helps you maximize your CA disability payments.

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1/26/2014
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How Employees Could Get Workers’ Comp for Stress in California

Could you receive workers’ comp payments for stress? California work injury attorney discusses the requirements for coverage of psychiatric injuries.

Category: Worker's Compensation

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1/20/2014
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Pro Athletes Playing in California May Not Get Workers’ Comp in 2014

A Chico work injury attorney discusses how new California workers’ compensation rules affect visiting athletes and players on in-state teams.

Category: Worker's Compensation

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1/17/2014
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Will Obamacare cover your industrial injury?

If you cash out your medical treatment rights will your industrial injury be covered under Obamacare?

Category: Worker's Compensation

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1/14/2014
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California Pain Treatment Act Helps Injured Workers Fight Chronic Pain

The Intractable Pain Treatment Act could help your receive medication for chronic pain in California. A Butte work injury attorney explains your benefits.

Category: Worker's Compensation

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1/8/2014
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Workers' Comp Benefits Cover More Than Doctor Visits

Worker’s comp can pay for your doctors’ visits, but also for the drive there. Our legal team explains how to get more from your California disability payments.

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1/2/2014
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Insurance Company Crisis: What Workers’ Comp Will (and WON’T) Cover

Are you constantly on the phone with insurance providers for your work injury? A California attorney discusses workers’ comp insurance issues. Learn more here.

Category: Worker's Compensation

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12/26/2013
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Chico Workplace Injuries for Workers Earning Below Capacity

Sometimes a Chico workplace injury will occur during a job you needed to take despite it not meeting your earning capacity. Read more about your options here.

Category: Worker's Compensation

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12/20/2013
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Average Weekly Earnings Can Include Income That Isn’t Cash

If your employer has been compensating you for your work with non-monetary benefits, be sure to include them when determining your average weekly earnings.

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12/17/2013
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How Arnold & Jerry Messed With Your Comp Benefits

Big changes were made to the California Work-Comp system under Governors Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jerry Brown

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12/14/2013
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Does Your Employer Have a California Workers’ Comp Notice Posted?

Your employer must have this notice posted—where you can easily see it—or they could face some hefty penalties. Shasta workers’ comp attorney explains.

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12/8/2013
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Employment Opportunities After Your Chico Workplace Injury

Chico workers’ comp attorney explains the three different types of jobs you may be offered by your employer after your workplace injury. Learn more here.

Category: Worker's Compensation

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12/2/2013
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Butte Workers’ Comp: Other Resources to Help Get New Job Training

Butte Workers’ compensation attorney reviews other state provided resources for workers with permanent partial disability who need to re-enter the workforce.

Category: Worker's Compensation

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11/26/2013
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Chico Workers’ Comp Lawyer: When Medications Have Costly Consequences

Chico disability attorney examines the possibility of treatment for a workplace injury causing expensive side effects. Sound strange? Learn more here.

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11/20/2013
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Deciding on a Glenn Workers’ Compensation Attorney

Once you’ve met with a few Glenn workers’ comp attorneys, you’ll have to decide which one is the best for you. Call for a free consultation to help you decide.

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11/14/2013
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Three Little Words a Shasta Workers’ Comp Attorney Needs You to Say

The most important tool for your Shasta workers’ compensation deposition consists of three words you probably don’t like saying in most other circumstances.

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