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Is an employee entitled to workers’ compensation benefits if their work-related injury was their fault?
Yes. Workers Compensation is a no-fault system. An employee is entitled to workers’ compensation benefits for any work-connected injury or illness regardless of who was at fault.
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"MULTIMILLION DOLLAR AWARD:
For injuries sustained to a physician blood pathologist, after being exposed to formaldehyde in the workplace."
"MILLION DOLLAR SETTLEMENT: Verizon field technician injured at work incurring serious injuries to the lower back, neck (fusion) and upper/lower extremities."
"MILLION DOLLAR SETTLEMENT: Semi-truck driver involved in an out-of-state collision while working for a Hollywood entertainment company - resulting in severe lower back, neck, chest, head, urological and psychiatric disabilities."
"MILLION DOLLAR AWARD: A welder received compensation for his injuries as a result of cadmium exposure causing brain damage."
"$1.4 MILLION SETTLEMENT: A sheet metal installer was compensated after sustaining injuries to his entire body from falling 14ft off a scissors lift."
"MULTIMILLION DOLLAR AWARD: Versus Coca-Cola for an injured worker who fell from a forklift and struck his head sustaining blunt force trauma to his neck, spine and shoulder."
"OVER $ 1 MILLION DOLLAR SETTLEMENT: Southern California Edison Employee who sustained Fibromyalgia and Psychiatric consequences of the stress and wear-and-tear of her employment."
"MILLION DOLLAR AWARD: Versus Warner Brothers for employee who sustained severe spinal disabilities as a result of the physical wear-and-tear of his employment."