Reasons a workers’ compensation claim can be denied
Workers’ compensation is designed to protect those people who have been injured while on the job. When a worker is injured and files a compensation claim, he hopes that it will have a positive outcome, he hopes that medical treatment and monetary compensation will help improve his health and quality of life. Unfortunately, just filing […]
A work injury can leave you disabled in such a way that you cannot resume your work and life as before. If so, your employer must offer you a reassignment if your disability prevents you from working in your previous position. This practice ensures that employees who become disabled after an injury, such as a […]
Exposed to Toxic Substances?
On-the-job injuries are often obvious injuries, broken bones, open wounds, or burns, but other injuries are less obvious. People who work with chemicals or other materials and are exposed to them on a regular basis can seriously affect their health. This includes those who work in manufacturing plants or laboratories, as well as those who […]
As technology advances, so does the industrial process, new machines are developed and implemented to make the work of employees easier, and the way work is done changes. Increased technology has increased the efficiency and productivity of some workers with machines like drills or excavators, but it also leaves them more vulnerable to accidents that […]
The modern workplace has become an increasingly dangerous place for physical, psychological, and emotional injuries. California law provides coverage for all types of injuries sustained on the job including mental illness but only if your work injury is truly related to your job and not related to your personal life, you may be entitled to […]
What to do if you are injured while working from home
Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more employees are working from home. A large portion of the workforce is employed in positions that can be performed remotely, and since accidents can happen anywhere, getting injured while working from home would not be unusual. Seek Medical Help It is necessary to seek professional […]
Have you filed a claim and still don’t have an answer? Being delayed while filing a workers’ compensation claim can cause a lot of anguish and emotional stress, in the process of filing a compensation claim several delays often occur, mostly due to the lack of training of the employer on the processes and procedures […]
Does my immigration status affect my compensation case?
It is common for personal injury victims who do not have a clear immigration status to refuse to file a claim because they are undocumented. Many of them fear retaliation from their bosses, fear discrimination and reduced work hours due to injury claims, fear that seeking compensation will expose them to deportation and persecution, or […]
Steps to take after your work injury
When you’ve been injured at work, the most important thing is getting medical help immediately, even if you don’t think you’re seriously hurt. Often, the damages caused by these types of accidents are not completely obvious or immediate. Therefore, it is essential to be examined by a health professional. Information about your injury Once you […]
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