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Work Comp Talk features enlightening conversations with amazing people surrounding the workers’ compensation industry. Lawyers, Workers’ and Union folk, Fitness Experts, Doctors and Work Coaches are just an example of the amazing people we feature.

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could easily get the best ideas from the people that make up this community? That’s what Work Comp Talk is all about. Each week, we give you the best of the community.

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Work Comp Talk features enlightening conversations with amazing people surrounding the workers’ compensation industry. Lawyers, Workers’ and Union folk, Fitness Experts, Doctors and Work Coaches are just an example of the amazing people we feature.

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could easily get the best ideas from the people that make up this community? That’s what Work Comp Talk is all about. Each week, we give you the best of the community.

    What Is Court Like in Workers' Comp?

    What Is Court Like in Workers' Comp?

    The CA Workers' Compensation Appeals Board is not your average County Courthouse let alone a State Supreme Courthouse. The actual disputes and litigations that do happen in the CA Workers' Comp System are handled on a separate branch of the court system as Bilal Kassem explains. Bilal, has been litigating workers' comp cases well over a decade and is also the President and Co-founder of Pacific Workers', The Lawyers for Injured Workers.
     
    In this episode Carmen Ramirez, host of the Work Comp Talk Podcast dives into a significant amount of information in relation to what injured workers could expect in their next workers' compensation trial, or court date. Tune in to this episode to find out what the court is like at the Workers' Comp Appeals Board.

    • 26 min
    The 5 Biggest Mistakes That Can Cost You Your Workers' Comp Case

    The 5 Biggest Mistakes That Can Cost You Your Workers' Comp Case

    Navigating the CA Workers' Comp System alone is a very brave thing to do. The average injured worker doesn't necessarily have all of the knowledge and tools to go up against the giant insurance companies who have been practicing this part of the law for many years. Mistakes can easily be made if you are not familiar with the workers' comp system. Some mistakes can even get your case dismissed and benefits denied.
    Bilal Kassem, President and Co-founder of Pacific Workers joins Carmen, host of Work Comp Talk Podcast to discuss the 5 biggest mistakes that can easily destroy a workers' comp case.

    • 34 min
    Fighting Denials in Workers' Comp

    Fighting Denials in Workers' Comp

    There are denials left and right within the CA Workers' Compensation System. Cases are denied for a medical reasons, factual or even just because and yes it's normal. In this episode Bilal Kassem, president of Pacific Workers', The Laywers for Injured Workers talks about all of the ways you can fight a denied workers' comp case.

    • 28 min
    Credits in Workers' Comp

    Credits in Workers' Comp

    What are credits within a Workers' Compensation Claim? Credits usually mean that the insurance company essentially wants their money back. In some cases, they want to take a credit for something they have given you and apply it towards a future benefit that you have not received yet. Sometimes injured workers get placed in situations that legally allow the insurance companies to be entitled to credits.Unfortunately, this situation happens more often than not. These credits can come about at any part of a case and It can really affect the injured worker fighting workers' comp claim.
    In our latest Work Comp Talk Podcast Episode, Bilal Kassem, Esq. President and Co-founder of Pacific Workers', The Lawyers for Injured Workers explains credits within the CA Workers' Compensation System.
    Please note this information will only be relevant for injuries that are under the jurisdiction of California WCAB.
    If you need to contact a workers' comp attorney, call Pacific Workers for a free consultation 1-800-606-6999.

    • 22 min
    Workers' Comp In A Crippled Economy!

    Workers' Comp In A Crippled Economy!

    President and Co-founder of Pacific Workers', The Lawyers for Injured Workers Bilal Kassem joins me Carmen Ramirez your host to speak about the possible affects of the Economy in the California Workers' Compensation System. We walk you through what an injured worker could be facing and why you might even think twice before reporting an injury. We encourage all to listen to this episode and really understand how the system works and how to be careful of the decisions you take.  
    We don't know where the economy will end up but we can think ahead and talk about the what if's and better prepare you for a best outcome for a workers' comp claim in these times.
     
    If you have been injured and need legal assistance, call Pacific Workers', The Lawyers for Injured Workers. You can find them online at www.pacificworkers.com or call to schedule a free consultation 800-606-6999.
     
    Please note this information will only be relevant for injuries that are under the jurisdiction of California WCAB.

    • 39 min
    Gunshots, Denials and 8 Years of Workers' Comp!

    Gunshots, Denials and 8 Years of Workers' Comp!

    When it comes to Workers' Compensation in CA, every case is unique for many reasons. You could get a great insurance claims adjuster who makes the process easy, a neutral doctor or even a good judge. Cases vary for so many reasons and despite injuries, sometimes cases can go horribly wrong. This is the story of unique work injuries that include Gunshots wounds, Denials, Appeals and an on going battle of now 8 years within the workers' compensation system in CA. Bilal Kassem, Esq. and Carmen Ramirez dive into the gruesome details that lead to an injured person left to die in the workplace.
    Due to the privacy of the client, no real names have been given. Subscribe to our podcast on your favorite podcast platform. If you or someone you know is in need of a workers' comp attorney in Northern CA, reach out to Pacific Workers', The Lawyers for Injured Workers, 800-606-6999.
    www.pacificworkers.com
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    • 20 min

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