After a workplace injury, you may worry about your health, your future and your career. Worse, many people have misconceptions about workers’ compensation that could make them hesitant to file a claim. What are some myths about workers’ compensation? Your employer can fire you if you apply for workers’ compensation. It is understandable to worry
Even if using a ladder at work is an everyday occurrence, it’s important that you always put your safety above everything else. When you do this, you’re more confident in your ability to prevent an accident that can cause serious injury or even death. Here are five tips you can follow to protect yourself against
People in just about any profession can experience work-related injuries or illnesses for a broad range of reasons. Some people have cumulative injuries, such as repetitive stress injuries, that develop over time from doing the same task every day. Carpal tunnel is an example of such an injury. Other people have significant, traumatic injuries that
With more digital accessibility, many workers are choosing to ditch rush hour and work from home. Some even work remotely full-time. But what happens if you’re injured in your home while on the clock? Under California law, workers’ compensation covers employees in nearly every industry. This means most workers can receive reimbursement for medical treatment
Workers’ compensation in California is a lot like other kinds of insurance. People don’t tend to spend much time thinking about the details of the program unless they actually need the benefits. It may only be after you suffer a serious injury on the job or your loved one develops an occupational illness that you
Most people employed in California never have to worry about filing a workers’ compensation claim, as they successfully manage to avoid suffering a serious injury while on the job. Still, the California workers’ compensation insurance program exists for a reason. Sometimes, whether or not you get hurt comes down to luck or being in the
You work long, hard days on the farm to earn your pay. It can be a rewarding calling, but it can also be dangerous. When an accident interrupts your weekly check, you may be able to get help paying for your recovery so you can get back to work. There are seemingly endless ways accidents
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