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.
Vineyards have a duty to keep fruit pickers safe

Vineyards have a duty to keep fruit pickers safe

August 16, 2020

Agricultural workers, particularly grape harvesting for California vineyards, need safe working conditions.
How workers’ compensation benefits can help you

How workers’ compensation benefits can help you

August 17, 2020

However, every workplace carries the risk of serious injury. If you are hurt while working, it’s important to know how workers’ compensation benefits can help you through this difficult time.
How do I get medical treatment after a workplace injury?

How do I get medical treatment after a workplace injury?

August 17, 2020

In California, the treatment of work-related injuries is governed by a medical treatment utilization schedule (MTUS).
A herniated disc from a back injury is serious

A herniated disc from a back injury is serious

August 17, 2020

A herniated disc also called a ruptured spinal disc, occurs when one of the discs between your spine ruptures or is knocked out of place.
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.
There is hope for PTSD sufferers

There is hope for PTSD sufferers

September 2, 2020

PTSD was first used in 1980 by the American Psychiatric Association in conjunction with returned Vietnam War soldiers.
Occupational hearing loss: the basics

Occupational hearing loss: the basics

September 25, 2020

As a worker in California, you know you’re eligible to receive compensation for job-related injuries. The latter can include noise-induced hearing loss.