If I am injured at work, what benefits can I receive?

If I am injured at work, what benefits can I receive?

August 24, 2020

Under the workers’ compensation system, your employer will usually be required to pay for medical treatment related to your work injury.
Is it post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or a brain injury?

Is it post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) or a brain injury?

August 23, 2020

Many people in America suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). This mental health disorder affects people who faced a life-threatening situation.
Can injured workers qualify for both workers’ comp and SSDI?

Can injured workers qualify for both workers’ comp and SSDI?

August 22, 2020

Employees who are injured on the job or fall ill due to exposure might be able to qualify for both worker’s compensation and Social Security Disability Insurance benefits.
Can I be deported for filing a workers’ comp claim?

Can I be deported for filing a workers’ comp claim?

August 21, 2020

Many undocumented workers fear that filing a workers’ compensation claim will somehow result in deportation.
Worker falls at construction sites can be deadly

Worker falls at construction sites can be deadly

August 19, 2020

One of the worst is the risk of a worker who is high up on scaffolding falling to the ground. Falls from height usually cause serious injuries and are often fatal.
What are OSHA’s “Fatal Four” types of work accidents?

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

August 19, 2020

Workplace fatalities tend to fall into one of four categories. Falls, Struck by an object, Electrocutions and Caught-in or caught-between.
What to avoid saying during a workers comp exam

What to avoid saying during a workers comp exam

August 19, 2020

When talking to IME doctors, employees don’t gain anything by talking poorly about employers or being rude.
Employer responsibility during workers & compensation filings

Employer responsibility during workers & compensation filings

August 18, 2020

Employers are responsible for gathering evidence whenever an injured worker files a workers’ compensation claim.
Why do people file workers & comp claims?

Why do people file workers & comp claims?

August 17, 2020

Workplace violence may also lead to injuries. A violent co-worker could seriously injure someone, which possibly opens the door to workers’ comp claims and lawsuits.
Injured on the job and then deported

Injured on the job and then deported

August 17, 2020

In the state of California, someone who is injured on the job is entitled to workers’ compensation, and that includes undocumented workers.