Sachi Clements


Sachi Clements has served as a legal editor at Nolo, specializing in employment law and workers’ compensation law. Before joining Nolo, Sachi practiced law for several years in San Francisco, first representing injured plaintiffs in personal injury lawsuits, then advising businesses on employment and corporate matters. Sachi received her law degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law, where she graduated  magna cum laude.

Articles By Sachi Clements

15 Common Workers’ Compensation Abbreviations
If you’ve never been through the workers’ compensation system before, the terminology might seem confusing and overwhelming.
Paid Sick Leave in Arizona
Arizona employees are entitled to paid leave for illness and other reasons.
Workers' Comp: When Can I Collect Penalties From the Insurance Company?
In most states, employers' insurance companies handle the initial claims process for work-related injuries and illnesses. The workers’ compensation system depends on insurers to follow the state’s rules for responding to claims and paying benefits to injured employees.
Settling Your California Workers' Compensation Case
If your employer’s insurance company has denied your workers’ comp claim or hasn’t approved all of the benefits you think you deserve, you have a right to appeal that decision by filing an “application for adjudication of claim.”
How Can I Find Out If My California Employer Has Workers’ Compensation Insurance?
Learn how to find your employer’s insurer and what you can do if it doesn’t meet California’s legal requirements for workers’ comp insurance.
What Employers Should Know About the Affordable Care Act
Large employers must provide health insurance or face penalties from the IRS.
How to Handle a Deposition in Your Workers’ Comp Case
If you’re seeking workers’ comp benefits after suffering a work-related injury or illness, you may have your deposition taken at some point in the process. A deposition is a recorded session during which witnesses answer various questions under oath.
What Is a Ban-the-Box Law?
Ban-the-Box laws have been sweeping the nation in recent years.
Workers' Compensation: Do I Get Job-Protected Time Off?
Learn whether your employer must reinstate you to your job after workers' comp leave.
How Much Are Workers' Compensation Benefits in Ohio?
Learn when you can receive workers’ comp benefits for a workplace injury or occupational disease, how Ohio calculates the amount of those benefits, and how long the checks will last.