Injured at Work and Now Being Harassed by My Boss

An injury at work is an unfortunate experience that can generate stress, pain, and uncertainty. In addition to physical recovery, there is concern about job stability and financial future. The situation becomes even more complex and distressing if we add employer intimidation. In California, the law protects workers who suffer injuries at work. Intimidation or […]

Workplace injuries in the technology sector

The technology sector is one of the most dynamic and fastest-growing industries today. However, this growth has also brought with it an increase in workplace injuries. Main risks of workplace accidents in the technology sector: Technology workers face a number of workplace injury risks, including: It is important to take the following steps to protect […]

How to calculate compensation benefits

If you are injured at work, you are entitled to receive compensation benefits. These benefits may include payments for lost wages, medical benefits, and, in some cases, permanent disability benefits. Calculating benefits in California can be complex. There are many factors to consider, such as the type of injury, the severity of the injury, and […]

Psychiatric injuries

Psychiatric injuries at work: How do we prove that they are caused by work? Work-related psychiatric injuries are compensable in California. This means that workers who suffer a psychiatric injury as a result of their work may be entitled to receive workers’ compensation benefits. However, proving that a psychiatric injury is caused by work can […]

Dealing with post-traumatic stress after a work-related injury

Post-traumatic stress disorder (“PTSD”) is a condition that can result after having experienced or seen a traumatic incident. For injured workers, PTSD can be due to a variety of factors, such as the severity of the injury, the threat of death or serious injury, or the feeling of loss of control or uncertainty. PTSD can […]

Compensation claims and social networks

Social networks have become an integral part of our lives. We use them to communicate with friends and family, share news and information, and express ourselves creatively. However, social media can also be a double-edged sword for injured workers who want to file a compensation claim. If not used carefully, social media can harm your […]

What to do if you get hit at work?

Accidents at work are common and can cause a variety of injuries, from minor concussions to serious injuries. If you have received a blow at work, it is important that you take measures to protect your health and your rights. What causes an injury at work? A blow at work is a sudden impact that […]

Can I change doctors if I am injured at work?

If you have been injured at work, it is essential that you receive proper medical care. In California, you have the right to choose your own workers’ compensation doctor. However, there are some rules you must follow when changing doctors. When can I change doctors? In general, you can change doctors at any time as […]

Non-compensable injuries in California

Workers’ compensation is an insurance program that provides benefits to workers injured on the job. However, there are some injuries that are not covered by workers’ compensation.In California, non-compensable injuries are governed by Section 3600 of the Labor Code. This section states that the following injuries are not covered by workers’ compensation: If a worker […]

Burn injuries

Burn injuries are a common type of occupational injury that can cause pain, disability, and, in severe cases, even death. If you have suffered a burn at work, it is crucial that you understand your rights and the steps you must take to obtain the compensation you deserve. What to do? If you have been […]