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How Much Are Attorney Fees for a Workers’ Compensation Claim?
How Much Are Attorney Fees for a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

In California, an injured worker is generally not supposed to pay out of pocket to their attorney for legal representation in a workers’ compensation claim . Should an injured worker obtain a settlement or award as the result of their claim, when the award or settlement is ...

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