LEGAL CONNECTION NEWSLETTER

November 2019 - Issue 15
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Public Charge Rule Blocked from Taking Effect

The new public charge rule was blocked from taking effect on October 15th by judges in California and New York.  The rulings were announced on Friday, October 11th.  The threat of the rule change has led to many members of the immigrant community dropping public benefits that they are entitled to.  Under current public charge guidelines, only immigrants utilizing cash welfare benefits are considered public charges. 
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What Does a Workers’ Compensation Attorney Do For Clients?

Workers' compensation programs seem like they should be fairly straight forward: if someone is injured at work, he or she sees a doctor until fully recovered, receiving pay for any missed work.  If the workers' compensation system in California was this simple, injured workers would be able to handle the entire process themselves.  Unfortunately, the actual work comp system is rarely so straightforward. 
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Recovering From a Concussion

Concussions are a form of traumatic brain injury (TBI) that occur as the result of the brain coming into contact with the skull.  They can be caused by blunt force trauma or rapid movement of the head.  Concussion is a common, but serious injury with symptoms that can appear slowly, sometimes only becoming apparent hours or days after the initial trauma.  Only a medical professional can definitively diagnose a concussion.  If you've struck your head in an accident you should speak with a doctor. 
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What are Miranda Rights?

Popular culture makes a bit of a mess of the public's understanding of the Miranda warning. For example, Miranda rights do not have to be read when someone is placed under arrest. Miranda rights need only be administered before an interrogation of a criminal suspect. If a suspect says something incriminating while being arrested, that information is not automatically inadmissible at trial because the Miranda warning was not provided. So just what are Miranda rights, what are the rules regarding the Miranda warning, and why does it exist at all?
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Making a false or fraudulent workers’ compensation claim is a felony subject to up to 5 years in prison or a fine of up to $50,000 or double the value of the fraud, whichever is greater, or by both imprisonment and fine.