Workers Compensation

The challenges of back injuries caused by work accidents

A lot of people in California and elsewhere know all too well the challenges of living with chronic back pain. For those who suffer back injuries at work, the pain and immobility may prevent them from performing their duties as assigned. What’s more, it can leave them with constant pain and discomfort and a lesser

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Office workers are not immune to work-related injuries

Sexual harassment continues to be a problem in many workplaces in California and across the country. The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing clearly defines sexual harassment, which essentially includes someone making unwanted sexual advances or requests for sexual favors in return for career advancement or some other reward. No matter the particulars, sexual

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2 issues you must address in a workers’ comp appeal

Whether you work in one of California’s most dangerous industries or carry out your daily duties while sitting at a computer behind a desk, if you suffer an injury on the job, you have a right to file a claim to request benefits. Your employer hopefully fulfilled his or her obligations to provide you with

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The 5 most dangerous jobs in California

You might be one of many people in California who have been employed in the same industry or even the same company for years. Then again, you might better identify with those who have moved around from place to place, working in various career categories. Either way, it’s helpful to be aware of workplace injury

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Three hidden dangers in the workplace

Some on-the-job dangers are obvious, such as power saws, flammable chemicals and high-rise construction projects. Other dangers, however, are more difficult to detect and can place unsuspecting workers at risk. Here are three common but hidden dangers that may be lurking in your place of work. Loud noises Exposure to high levels of noise can

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3 California jobs that rank high for danger

You may be one of many people in California who have been waking up and going to the same workplace every day for the past 10 or 20 years. Then again, perhaps, you’ve changed jobs from time to time throughout the years. Either way, there are certain jobs in California and beyond that may place

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California man found guilty of workers’ compensation fraud

Workers’ compensation exists to help those injured or disabled due to a work-related accident. However, some people try to defraud the system for their own gain. A California man recently pleaded guilty and was convicted of insurance fraud. He now faces a host of serious consequences. SyDetails concerning the fraud The man, a 38-year-old from

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Are you at risk for manufacturing injuries?

When you landed a manufacturing job in California, you may have understood that the work had the potential to be busy and stressful. This type of work can be dangerous, too, especially if your duties require you to use heavy machinery and electrical equipment, or lift heavy objects and perform other tasks that place you

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Do you need help getting back to work after an accident?

A work accident can result in injuries that may affect every area of your life. Your work-related injuries are much more than an inconvenience as they can have long-term or permanent impacts on you and your California family. You may need time away from work in order to recover, but you may also find that

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How easily could a brain injury occur at work?

Work-related injuries can come in many forms. While some people who do not have inherently risky job may not consider the various harm that could come to them while working, it is all too easy for a serious injury to befall any California worker. In fact, a serious brain injury could even result due to

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