An unsafe working environment can put you at serious risk, and that is something you naturally want to avoid. And reporting that unsafe work environment properly is most important, so you can work with the right people to get it corrected as quickly as possible. Want to sue for unsafe working conditions? The Occupational Safety […]
If you get injured at work, you will probably have many questions. You may not be sure of the severity of your injury, how long or complicated the healing process will be, or when you can return to your regular duties. That can mean falling behind on your bills and not getting all the medical […]
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be one of the most serious and debilitating types of injuries you can get while on the job.
Back injuries are common in any workspace. However, there are some industries that put workers at a higher risk of seriously hurting their back.
Most employers do not tolerate outrageous horseplay in the workplace. However, that does not always stop employees from engaging in unruly behavior.
The California workers’ compensation system requires employers to carry insurance that will pay benefits for their employees who are injured on the job.
The short answer is yes. The long answer is more complicated – for the general contractor or other employer.
You may have permission to get back to earning an income, although you might need to complete light-duty jobs until you are healthy enough to do your regular job.
Working in the food service industry is notoriously hard. You have to deal with rude and entitled people, be on your feet for long time period.
Promptly reporting your injury can help prevent delays and other problems in getting the medical care and benefits you need.
There are a number of ways you could get injured on the job if you do physically active work like construction.
California summers are known for their sunshine and beautiful weather. However, when you’re working outside these pleasant temperatures can quickly turn dangerous.
Most workers do not have the means or resources necessary to advocate for themselves against the deep pockets of their employer.
When you think of post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD), you probably imagine the victims of severe crashes, military combat survivors, refugees, etc.
You probably know that you have many rights as a California worker, including the right to a reasonable expectation of safety in the workplace.
You may be fortunate that you have not fallen or witnessed the death or injury of a co-worker who fell from a height.
Taking the proper steps is critical to avoid missing out on the essential coverage workers’ comp offers.
Even though the majority of employers do want you to remain safe as you work, concerns about production can get in the way of that goal.
Even so, under the right circumstances, anyone could suffer from this potentially permanent and debilitating injury.
Agriculture is big business here in California, and those who work in this industry face numerous risks, the least of which comes from pesticides.