Some facts about workplace injuries

Some facts about workplace injuries

December 31, 2020

When you’ve been injured on the job, it may seem safe to assume that your employer’s insurance company will pay out your workers’ compensation benefits.
Plumbers face many hazards while on the job

Plumbers face many hazards while on the job

October 5, 2020

If you are hurt or get sick while on the plumber job, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits.
Common injuries for machine shop workers

Common injuries for machine shop workers

October 9, 2020

California residents who work in machine shops know that these can be dangerous places to perform their job duties. The risks of chemical spills, fires, machine
Construction work zones continue to be deadly places

Construction work zones continue to be deadly places

April 13, 2020

Work zones can be deadly for both the employees inside them and the ones driving past them. Despite various efforts at the state level.
Cal/OSHA: Tesla underreported workplace injuries

Cal/OSHA: Tesla underreported workplace injuries

March 25, 2020

Tesla, the manufacturer of all-electric luxury automobiles, has avoided providing full reports of workplace accidents and injuries at its factory.
Road construction workers are at higher risk

Road construction workers are at higher risk

December 3, 2019

In California, the dangers faced by construction workers in road work zones are pronounced. The number of deaths in road construction accidents is on the rise nationally.
Injuries in the manufacturing industry

Injuries in the manufacturing industry

December 17, 2019

People in California who work in the manufacturing industry are at risk for a lot of different types of workplace injuries.
BLS: more older workers liable to be killed on the job

BLS: more older workers liable to be killed on the job

December 31, 2019

In California and across the U.S., the number of people 55 and older in the labor force is increasing. In fact, it more than doubled between 1992 and 2017.
Meat and poultry plants continue to endanger workers

Meat and poultry plants continue to endanger workers

April 4, 2018

If you work in one of many meat or poultry processing plants in the area, you understand the risks involved.
Noise on the job may damage more than your hearing

Noise on the job may damage more than your hearing

April 6, 2018

If you work in an industry where the levels of noise are considerably high, you may not be surprised if these health screenings reveal that you may have a significant loss of hearing.
The dangerous work of a home health aide

The dangerous work of a home health aide

March 7, 2018

Working in the health care industry may have its rewards, but there are few positions in the field that do not involve risk. You may find this..
Can you file a workers’ compensation claim without status papers?

Can you file a workers’ compensation claim without status papers?

February 6, 2018

If you happen to be a California worker without legal status papers, you are definitely not alone.
Has a work injury robbed you of your ability to work?

Has a work injury robbed you of your ability to work?

January 4, 2018

A workplace injury can cause struggle and frustration all around. Your employer must fill your position while you recover, and this can be costly.
Protecting your head and eyes on the job

Protecting your head and eyes on the job

January 4, 2018

It may be surprising for you to learn that head and eye protective equipment are the very last resort in a workplace environment.
What benefits am I entitled to under workers’ comp?

What benefits am I entitled to under workers’ comp?

December 7, 2017

One of the most often provided benefits under workers’ compensation is payment of medical costs.
Fatal work accidents on the rise in California

Fatal work accidents on the rise in California

November 9, 2017

Like many in California, you may be grateful for your job. Yes, it is hard work, and many days you go home bone tired.
Amputation from workplace accident puts life on hold

Amputation from workplace accident puts life on hold

October 5, 2017

People who suffer vascular disease or cancer, those who lose limbs in workplace accidents are more likely to lose fingers, hands or arms.
Medical professionals have highest rate of workplace injuries

Medical professionals have highest rate of workplace injuries

October 3, 2017

While lawmakers take their time passing legislation to protect you from workplace injuries caused by violence, you can take comfort in the protection of workers’ compensation insurance.
Will your legal status keep you from getting workers’ comp?

Will your legal status keep you from getting workers’ comp?

September 7, 2017

Getting injured in a workplace accident can affect your life in many ways. If you’re the sole breadwinner in your family, an injury can take a serious toll on your family’s finances.
Going to the chapel to get married doesn’t guarantee legal status

Going to the chapel to get married doesn’t guarantee legal status

August 9, 2017

mixed status families should simply do what needs done to adjust the legal status of the undocumented spouse may not realize it’s often easier said than done.