Peter Marc Schaeffer’s Guides

Peter Marc Schaeffer

Riverside Workers' Compensation Lawyer.

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  1. What Questions will I be asked at my Deposition?

    Written by attorney Peter Schaeffer, about 5 years ago.

    Admonitions and Background information The first part of your deposition will consist of the swearing in of the deponent ( you ) whereby the court reporter will administer the oath or affirmation tha

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  2. What to Know About Your Upcoming Deposition

    Written by attorney Peter Schaeffer, about 5 years ago.

    Stay Calm Don't get nervous... you will have your lawyer sitting next to you to protect you from bad questions. Give Short Answers whenever possible. Never use more words than you have to. A one wor

  3. Should you file a Psychiatric or Stress Workers Compensation Claim

    Written by attorney Peter Schaeffer, about 5 years ago.

    Were you Employed With This Employer at least 6 Months ? In order to have a viable stress claim you must have been employed for at least 6 months... UNLESS the psychiatric injury is caused by a "SUDD

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  4. Child Support and Temporary Disability ( TD )

    Written by attorney Peter Schaeffer, about 5 years ago.

    Earnings Assignment Order The local child support agency ... generally a division of the county district attorney's office, may issue an earnings assignment order which does not have to be signed by

  5. Undocumented Workers and the Workers Compensation System

    Written by attorney Peter Schaeffer, about 5 years ago.

    File Your Claim with your employer Immediately Undocumented workers who are not eligible to work are still entitled to TTD ( Temporary Total Disability ) but they are not entitled to return to work.

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  6. What is Temporary Disability and how do I get some in California?

    Written by attorney Peter Schaeffer, about 5 years ago.

    File your workers compensation claim with your employer If you do not file a claim with the employer then the workers compensation insurance will not be brought into the picture.. so remember don't t

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  7. Filing your Workers Compensation Claim with the Court

    Written by attorney Peter Schaeffer, about 5 years ago.

    File an Application for Adjudication with the WCAB File one application for each date of injury. If you suffered a specific injury..ie... fell off a ladder at work, this is a specific injury since i

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  8. What to Look For in Your Workers Compensation Attorney

    Written by attorney Peter Schaeffer, about 5 years ago.

    Meet with the Attorney Handling Your Case If you found your lawyer from a T.V. Commercial and was sent an office assistant to come to your home and get you to sign a retainer agreement ... beware. M

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  9. How to File Your Workers Compensation Claim

    Written by attorney Peter Schaeffer, about 5 years ago.

    Report the injury to your supervisor or person or department designated by your employer. You must report your injury immediately. I can not stress this single point enough. Many injured workers th

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  10. Three Ways to Settle Your California Workers Compensation Claim

    Written by attorney Peter Schaeffer, about 5 years ago.

    1. Stipulation a. Both sides, you and the insurance company adjuster agree as to the level of permanent disability based upon the medical reports available, which is generally the Permanent and S

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