Recognizing the symptoms of a traumatic brain injury

November 8, 2019

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be one of the most serious and debilitating types of injuries you can get while on the job. The effects of a TBI

Horseplay at work could eliminate your workers’ compensation

October 18, 2019

As the adage goes, “it’s all fun and games, until someone gets hurt.” In the workplace, the meaning of

5 Jobs most likely to cause back injuries

October 21, 2019

Back injuries are common in any workspace. However, there are some industries that put workers at a higher risk of seriously hurting their back.

4 common food service injuries

September 6, 2019

Working in the food service industry is notoriously hard. You have to deal with rude and entitled people, be on your feet for long periods of time, and often work an inconsistent schedule with long hours.

Can you return to work before you’ve completely recovered?

September 10, 2019

As a construction worker, you regularly put your body to the test. Through lifting, pushing and pulling all day, every day, you can easily strain your back.

Can undocumented workers receive workers’ compensation?

September 11, 2019

The short answer is yes. The long answer is more complicated – for the general contractor or other employer. Manual labor industries,

New law could greatly expand workers’ compensation

September 19, 2019

The California workers’ compensation system requires employers to carry insurance that will pay benefits for their employees who are injured on the job.

Get started promptly with your injury claim

August 8, 2019

Timing is important in workers’ compensation law. After you have been injured at work, report your injury to your employer as soon as possible.

Staying cool while working in hot temps

July 3, 2019

California summers are known for their sunshine and beautiful weather. However, when you’re working outside these pleasant temperatures can quickly turn dangerous.

Three workplace injuries and how to avoid them

July 15, 2019

There are a number of ways you could get injured on the job if you do physically active work like construction. Understanding common workplace injuries

They filed a workers’ comp claim for what??

July 18, 2018

Workers compensation claims are filed all the time for all different reasons. Some of the most common workplace injuries involve power tools, falls,

SCOTUS rules against employees banding together

June 13, 2019

In situations in which a worker is injured while fulfilling their job responsibilities, the injured worker is almost always the most vulnerable party.

Your rights and staying safe in the workplace

April 16, 2019

You probably know that you have many rights as a California worker, including the right to a reasonable expectation of safety in the workplace.

The reality of first responders experiencing work-induced PTSD

April 26, 2019

When you think of post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD), you probably imagine the victims of severe crashes, military combat survivors, refugees, etc.

Recognizing a spinal cord injury in an emergency

March 1, 2019

Injuries can occur in any industry, but some California workers face higher risk based on their job duties. For instance, the risk of falling and suffering

The wrong “safety culture” could lead to injuries

March 15, 2019

When you go to work each day, you expect to come home safe and sound. Even if you work in an industry in which injuries are often severe,

Taking the right steps after a workplace injury

March 26, 2019

If you suffer an injury on the job, you may feel fortunate that your California employer carries workers’ compensation insurance. A successful claim means

Simple steps for preventing construction falls Simple steps for preventing construction falls

March 29, 2019

If you work in construction, you know one thing for certain: you

How difficult is it to handle PTSD at work?

February 4, 2019

As a California worker suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, commonly known as PTSD, you know how easily your PTSD symptoms could..

If you work in agriculture, you risk exposure to pesticides

February 28, 2019

Agriculture is big business here in California, and those who work in this industry face numerous risks, the least of which comes from pesticides. ..