Functional Capacity Exams (FCE) – What You Should Know

What is an FCE? An FCE's is a series of tests to measure your physical capacities to do work after an injury. It is usually conducted after you have had an opportunity to recover and have been released from treatment and will evaluate your strength,...

Best Lawyers Recognizes Thomas Martin for the 19th Year in a Row

Thomas F. Martin, a workers’ compensation lawyer in Orange County, was recognized in the 25th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America publication for his work in workers compensation law claimants. Hosted by Best Lawyers, the publication selects it...

How Do I Pay My Bills After a Work Injury?

Temporary disability (TD) benefits are owed to you when a work injury or work-related illness prevents you from working. A doctor usually decides if you are unable to work, and how long you need to recuperate. Temporary disability pays two-thirds...

Know Your Worker’s Compensation Rights

Work injuries are not on the minds of most people – until you, or a loved one like mom, is hurt. You want information. You jump on the internet and find a jungle of generic “information” about workers’ compensation. You try to figure out how it al...

5 Common Workers Compensation Injuries

There are many different types of injuries that can be covered by the workers  compensation system. Some injuries happen over a period of time and are known as cumulative trauma injuries. Others may be illnesses caused by long-term exposure to unheal...