Workers compensation fraud

Workers’ compensation is a system created to safeguard those brave workers who suffer injuries or illnesses in the workplace. If you have faced such a situation, don’t forget that you are entitled to receive benefits and support for your speedy recovery. However, there are people who try to take advantage of this system. Workers’ compensation […]

Temporary workers

If you are a temporary worker in California, you have the same rights as any other employee under the state’s workers’ compensation laws. This means that you are entitled to benefits if you are injured on the job, regardless of whether you are a direct employee of the company you work for or a subcontractor. […]

Vehicle Accidents in the Workplace

Safety in the workplace is of the utmost importance, especially when it comes to vehicular accidents. These incidents can happen anytime, anywhere, but they can pose an even greater danger within the work environment. If you are involved in a motor vehicle accident while on the job and are injured, it is crucial that you […]

What happens to your medical treatment after your compensation case ends?

If you are injured on the job, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits, including medical treatment. But what about your medical treatment after your case is over? The answer depends on the type of settlement you receive. If you settle your case with a compensation stipulation, you may be able to continue receiving […]

Assault injuries at work

Workplace violence is a severe problem that can have devastating consequences for victims. In addition to the physical injuries that can result from an assault, victims can also suffer emotional trauma, financial hardship, and lost wages. When you are injured as a result of a workplace assault, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation. Workers’ […]

Injured delivery staff

Delivery personnel face unique risks while making a living. From vehicle accidents to overexertion, the job of delivery personnel can be dangerous if proper safety precautions are not taken. An injury at work could cause financial hardship if you are unable to continue your job or require specialized medical attention. Common causes It is essential […]

Avoiding the Most Common Mistakes When Filing a Claim

California provides protection for those who are injured on the job, ensuring they receive adequate compensation and medical care. By providing these benefits, employers ensure that their employees are cared for and that workplace accidents are reduced. Despite the advantages of making a workers’ compensation claim, many people make common mistakes that can lead to […]

Post traumatic stress disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a severe mental health condition that can affect anyone who has experienced a traumatic event. Although it is most commonly associated with war veterans, any type of trauma can trigger the symptoms. People who have PTSD may experience flashbacks, nightmares, intrusive thoughts or images, avoidance of memories of the trauma, […]

Inhalation injuries

Workplace injuries can be much more than sprains, strains, and breaks caused by trips or falls. Workers can also sustain injuries due to prolonged exposure to certain work conditions, such as loud noise or toxic chemicals. Clean air is a critical factor in ensuring that employees are free of harmful chemicals. However, it can be […]

What types of compensation agreements are there?

Workers’ compensation settlements vary depending on the severity of the injury. They may include payments, benefits for lost wages, expenses for medical treatment, vocational rehabilitation services, and benefits to survivors of worker death. Stipulation and Award A stipulation and award, or stipulated indemnity, is an agreement in which you agree to a certain level of […]