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"This new guide from the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership is intended to help civil legal aid practitioners message their work to health care audiences in order to build stronger cross sector medical-legal partnerships and to encourage investment in that work."

An informative blog about workers' compensation, risk management, business insurance, workplace health & safety, occupational medicine, injured workers, and related topics.

A tool for health care providers and others to assist agricultural workers in accessing workers' compensation benefits. A Farmworker Justice/MCN resource.

These are the slides from an MCN/ Farmworker Justice sponsored webinar titled "Caring for the Injured Worker: Effective Partnerships between Clinicians, Health Centers, and Lawyers."

Originally presented on Wednesday June 26, 2013

PRESENTERS: Brent Probinsky, JD, Probinsky and Associates, PA

Dr. Ed Zuroweste, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Migrant Clinicians Network

Caring for the Injured Worker

 

RECORDED WEBINAR

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Farmworker Justice and MCN compiled state-by-state requirements for employers to provide workers compensation to agricultural workers. The document sites case law where applicable.

At Workers' Comp Hub we provide basic information for workers with job-related injuries and illnesses. We also share resources to advance pro-worker advocacy and action.

California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (CRLA) has been a leading advocate for the rights of farmworkers and other low wage workers in California since 1966. CRLA has over twenty field offices in rural areas of California. We have five priority areas: housing, employment, education, family security (including public benefits), and civil rights. CRLA devotes a significant percentage of its resources to the employment and housing needs of California's rural poor, primarily farmworkers and their families.

Provides information and educational outreach on cancer-related legal issues to people with cancer and others impacted by the disease. A program of the Disability Rights Legal Center. https://thedrlc.org/cancer/clrc-intake-form/

Protecting your choice and your peace of mind with an Advance Directive. Find Advance Directive forms and more within web site
Provides referral to private attorney when a Social Security hearing is scheduled. Free or reduced cost legal services available.
Offers free or reduced cost legal services.
The Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) is a national nonprofit organization that provides education, legal counseling, and referrals to cancer patients and survivors concerning managed care, insurance, financial issues, job discrimination, and debt crisis matters.
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Summarizes cancer patients' legal rights regarding insurance and employment; gives complaint procedure instruction.
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Potentially life-threatening illnesses such as cancer can cause patients to encounter various forms of discrimination. There is help available should you experience discrimination at your place of work. Cancer is covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act.
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Works to empower migrant and seasonal farmworkers to improve their living and working conditions, immigration status, health, occupational safety, and access to justice. Works with farmworkers and their families to reduce and eliminate their exposures to pesticides.

Legal advice for cancer patients. 213-736-1455

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Legal Momentum advances the rights of women and girls by using the power of the law and creating innovative public policy. 202-544-4470LDEF Helpline: 212-925-6635

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