Worker falls at construction sites can be deadly

August 19, 2020

A construction site has plenty of potential dangers. One of the worst is the risk of a worker who is high up on scaffolding falling to the ground.

Why do people file workers & comp claims?

August 17, 2020

Mishaps and unforeseen accidents happen in all kinds of California workplaces. Sometimes, a worker suffers a severe injury that keeps him or her from

What are OSHA’s “Fatal Four” types of work accidents?

August 19, 2020

Work injuries on the job can come in many forms. From single-accident injuries to toxic exposure to repetitive stress, workers can get hurt in countless ways.

Vineyards have a duty to keep fruit pickers safe

August 16, 2020

In our August 13 blog post we talked about the dangers and symptoms of heat-related injuries for construction workers. The most vulnerable

Safety strategies for industrial worksites

August 25, 2020

Approximately 275 Americans lose their lives each day from illnesses and injuries associated with their places of work. Many times, the loss of health or life

Injured on the job and then deported

August 17, 2020

An unauthorized immigrant and native of Honduras had been in the United States for over a decade. He worked for a landscaping company

How workers’ compensation benefits can help you

August 17, 2020

Some jobs have higher injury rates than others. However, every workplace carries the risk of serious injury. If you are hurt while working,

How do I get medical treatment after a workplace injury?

August 17, 2020

When you’ve suffered a workplace injury, you may not know what to do next. Do you try to work through the pain? Are you worried that your employer

Heat-related illness and how workers can avoid it

August 13, 2020

Construction workers and anyone else in California who works outdoors should know about the danger of heat-related illness. Heat stroke,

Employer responsibility during workers & compensation filings

August 18, 2020

Accidents unfortunate incidents that often cause injury or damage to an individual. These accidents can occur in California workplaces even

Employer and employee responsibilities in a workers & comp claim

August 13, 2020

When it comes to workers’ compensation claims, both the employee and employer have responsibilities.

Does a back injury qualify for a worker & compensation claim?

August 13, 2020

On-the-job injuries are not something anyone wants. They hurt the worker because they incur lost wages. They also hurt the employer

Construction falls are common and expensive

August 4, 2020

Construction site accidents are not uncommon in California and around the county, and many of them involve workers who suffer serious injuries

A herniated disc from a back injury is serious

August 17, 2020

Your job requires you to lift heavy items every day. You’ve come to expect back pain as part of your job. However, something felt different today.

What is the purpose of a P&S report?

January 14, 2021

If you’re injured on the job in California, you might need to take some time off to recover from your injuries. However, some injuries are so severe that they could affect

Workplace injuries: What are the leading causes?

December 23, 2020

Most places of business in California have some dangers to them. Although precautionary measures can be applied, the fact is that the chances of some type of

Back injury at work? Here’s what you should know

December 30, 2020

Perhaps the most common work injuries include those relating to the spine. It seems that no matter what type of industry a person is in, the risk of a back injury is

Should you report minor jobsite injuries?

December 31, 2020

Most people in California know that they should tell their supervisor if they’re seriously injured in the workplace. But what if you scrape your knee or bruise your elbow?

Some facts about workplace injuries

December 31, 2020

Every year, thousands of people in California are injured in workplace accidents. Sometimes it’s a minor accident, like a trip or a fall. But in serious cases, a

If I’m an undocumented worker, can I get workers’ comp benefits?

November 3, 2020

California is home to millions of immigrants. In fact, the Golden State has more immigrants than any other U.S. state.