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

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

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

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 to avoid saying during a workers comp exam

August 19, 2020

An injury at work usually means a visit to the doctor. A doctor visit ensures that the injury gets treated properly and helps a worker get a fair compensation.

There is hope for PTSD sufferers

September 2, 2020

Decades ago PTSD (post traumatic stress disorder) was called “shell shock.” A British psychologist named Charles Samuel Myers first used the term to describe the

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 or illnesses. The latter can include noise-induced hearing loss.