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Season 2 Episode 3 - A Conversation with Rebecca Kaplan, the incumbent and President of the Oakland City Council

Work Comp Talk

Release Date: 08/20/2020

Personal Injury VS Workers' Comp show art Personal Injury VS Workers' Comp

Work Comp Talk

There are many situations when personal injury lawyers and workers' comp lawyers work together on the same case. Bilal and Carmen share important information that sheds light on what you need to know if you have an injury that ties both of these legal rights. However, there are some exceptions you need to know before trying to get benefits from Personal Injury and Workers' Comp.

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Workers' Compensation for Firefighters show art Workers' Compensation for Firefighters

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Firefighters can be exposed to many dangerous situations throughout their work shifts. Bilal Kassem and Carmen Ramirez dive into a conversation about what benefits they are entitled to and what types of injuries he sees at the firm. 

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Dealing with Workers' Comp Claim Adjusters show art Dealing with Workers' Comp Claim Adjusters

Work Comp Talk

There are so many parties involved in a workers' comp claim and sometimes it's hard to keep track of who does what. Bilal and Carmen dive deep into the role of a claims adjuster within a workers' comp case. Learn what are some of the things that you should share and what you should not.

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The Story of Donny Mozzetti show art The Story of Donny Mozzetti

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In this episode we dive into the life of a current Pacific Workers' client who shares the ups and downs of his workers' comp case. Hoping to shed light for others currently dealing with a workers' comp case. He hopes to guide others and help them not make the same mistakes he did for his 2 injuries. Learn how he dealt with the mental health and depression associated with his work injuries.

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The Secrets To A Successful QME Appointment show art The Secrets To A Successful QME Appointment

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Recovering after a work injury can be hard. Sometimes, injured employee's will be referred to chiropractic care in hopes to heal and get better. Some chiropractors will also provide QME services. QME stands for Qualified Medical Evaluations and they are very important in the workers' comp system. These evaluations can either make or break a case.

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Work Comp Talk

If you’re nervous for your deposition in your Workers’ Compensation case, you’re not alone. This process can be one of the most intimidating parts of the Workers’ Comp system. It puts you face-to-face with the insurance company’s defense attorney and an official court stenographer. However, as long as you’re properly prepared, there’s no reason to be afraid. We have summed up what you need to know about depositions and what you can expect.

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Medical Treatment in Workers’ Compensation show art Medical Treatment in Workers’ Compensation

Work Comp Talk

Medical Treatment in Workers’ Compensation can be a total nightmare. Bilal Kassem explains what are some of the issues injured workers can encounter when seeking medical treatment within the CA Workers’ Compensation System.

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Settlements in CA Workers' Compensation show art Settlements in CA Workers' Compensation

Work Comp Talk

Workers' Compensation is not always a walk in the park. Some injured workers can have minor injuries and breeze through the CA workers' compensation system, others are not so lucky.

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Season 2 Episode 8 - Alex Neang - Plasterer’s Union OPCMIA LOCAL 300​ show art Season 2 Episode 8 - Alex Neang - Plasterer’s Union OPCMIA LOCAL 300​

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In this interview we discuss how someone can join the union and the benefits it has. They also discuss the importance of safety at work and how the union makes sure labor laws are in place to protect the workers.

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Season 2 Episode 7 - Craig Shoemaker- Laughter Heals  show art Season 2 Episode 7 - Craig Shoemaker- Laughter Heals

Work Comp Talk

In this episode, stand-up comedian, actor, author, writer, and producer Craig Shoemaker joins us to talk about his non-profit Laughter Heals. He speaks about all of the tricks and reasons an injured worker can benefit from laughing. This is one episode you will not want to miss.

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Oakland City Council At Large Candidate for 2020 Rebecca Kaplan joins Carmen Ramirez and Eric Farber on Work Comp Talk Podcast to share what plans she has to move Oakland forward.

The incumbent Rebecca Kaplan still has much work to be done and is not ready to give up her seat just yet, she tells us what she's accomplished and what is next for Oakland.

As someone who has been able to get the votes in for some complex issues she is confident to still be the best fit for the job. A graduate from MIT, Stanford and with an extensive history in great achievements she is very proud to serve Oakland.