Worker falls at construction sites can be deadly

August 19, 2020

A construction site has plenty of potential dangers. One of the worst is the risk of a worker who is high up on scaffolding falling to the ground.

Employer responsibility during workers & compensation filings

August 18, 2020

Accidents unfortunate incidents that often cause injury or damage to an individual. These accidents can occur in California workplaces even

Employer and employee responsibilities in a workers & comp claim

August 13, 2020

When it comes to workers’ compensation claims, both the employee and employer have responsibilities.

What is the purpose of a P&S report?

January 14, 2021

If you’re injured on the job in California, you might need to take some time off to recover from your injuries. However, some injuries are so severe that they could affect

Back injury at work? Here’s what you should know

December 30, 2020

Perhaps the most common work injuries include those relating to the spine. It seems that no matter what type of industry a person is in, the risk of a back injury is

Should you report minor jobsite injuries?

December 31, 2020

Most people in California know that they should tell their supervisor if they’re seriously injured in the workplace. But what if you scrape your knee or bruise your elbow?

If I’m an undocumented worker, can I get workers’ comp benefits?

November 3, 2020

California is home to millions of immigrants. In fact, the Golden State has more immigrants than any other U.S. state.

How to handle workers’ comp claim denials

November 4, 2020

California requires most employers to carry worker’s compensation insurance to pay for medical costs and in some cases a portion of lost wages when employees are

When happens if a first responder develops PTSD because of work?

November 6, 2020

The average person likely associates post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) with military servicemembers.

Workers’ compensation could apply after returning to work

November 23, 2020

California workers are protected by the state’s workers’ compensation law, which requires all job providers to provide insurance protection.

Can I be deported for filing a workers’ comp claim?

August 21, 2020

California’s undocumented workers often work at the most dangerous jobs and suffer injuries at work just like anyone else. If that happens to you,

Can injured workers qualify for both workers’ comp and SSDI?

August 22, 2020

Employees who are injured on the job or fall ill due to exposure might be able to qualify for both worker’s compensation and Social Security Disability Insurance benefits.

If I am injured at work, what benefits can I receive?

August 24, 2020

It is very common for a person to suffer an injury at work. Last year, there were nearly 170,000 initial workplace injury reports just in Los Angeles County.

Are Latino immigrants in California eligible for workers’ comp?

October 19, 2020

Over the years, studies have shown that Latino immigrants are consistently at a high risk for workplace fatalities.

Outdoor workers must stay safe in the summer

August 25, 2020

The summers in California being what they are, it’s important for outdoor workers to keep from suffering a heat-related illness like heat exhaustion,

Workplace accidents can happen in research laboratories

August 26, 2020

Many people associate workplace injuries with industries that involve physical labor or heavy machinery,

Can you request compensation if you’re injured on a lunch break?

October 22, 2020

It’s rare, but some workers in California get injured while on their lunch break. Taking a lunch break typically involves “clocking out” so that the individual

What to know about appealing a denied workers’ comp claim

August 28, 2020

Let’s say that you recently suffered an injury on the job. After reporting it to your employer, seeing your doctor and filing your workers’ compensation

Do pre-existing conditions affect workers’ compensation claims?

August 31, 2020

Sustaining a workplace injury can prevent you from performing the functions of your job.

How to stay safe while welding

September 16, 2020

California law requires that employers take reasonable steps to protect their workers from workplace hazards. This means that your employer has an obligation