Did You Know Secondhand Smoke Could Qualify You for Workers Compensation?
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Once upon a time, Hollywood movies, senior executives and people in general thought it was cool to smoke. You could not watch a movie, turn on your TV, or read a newspaper without seeing at least one celebrity smoking, or reading an advert for cigarettes, cigars, or other tobacco products. Of course, we now know … READ MORE
That is sure to be one of the questions investigators are seeking answers to, after three YouTube employees were injured by a female shooter when she opened fire on their San Bruno, California campus at lunchtime on April 3. Nasim Najafi Aghdam, who turned the gun on herself after her spree, is believed to have … READ MORE
Most of the time, when people talk about on-the-job injuries, they only discuss workplace injuries caused by the employer, the injured employee, or by accident, but never about on-the-job injuries caused by another employee. What happens if you get injured by a coworker in Los Angeles or elsewhere in California? Who should be held liable … READ MORE
You may be surprised, but your sleep struggles, insomnia and toss-and-turning can be compensable under California’s workers’ compensation laws. Find out how to receive workers’ comp benefits for your work-related sleep disorders. The vast majority of workers in Los Angeles and elsewhere in California may not realize this, but if the quality of your sleep … READ MORE
We all have experienced stress multiple times in our lives. Even the toughest of us have. Some have to cope with stress only a few times throughout their lives, while others have to deal with it on a daily basis. Work as well as commuting may be the most common stressors in Encino and all … READ MORE
Although opioids remain the most commonly prescribed drug in workers’ compensation treatments, its usage has dwindled significantly over the past decade, a new study finds. California government’s efforts to decrease the usage of opioids in treatments of injured workers across the state are paying off, as the California Workers’ Compensation Institute (CWCI) finds that opioid … READ MORE
“Wait for what? Seeking workers’ compensation for stress-related injuries caused by your work? Is this even possible?” you may wonder. The mere notion of workplace stress-related injuries being compensable under California workers’ compensation laws may seem absurd, but filing a workers’ comp claim to obtain benefits from your employer might actually be a good idea. … READ MORE
Worker’s compensation can be a godsend for those who are unable to work due to a work-related illness or injury but, as with many other schemes, there are always a few dishonest claimants giving the rest of us a bad name. While the clear majority of worker’s compensation claims are filed by genuine individuals, people … READ MORE
The process of obtaining workers’ compensation for your on-the-job injuries seems quite straight-forward… until you actually sustain an orthopedic injury at work and start asking too many questions. It’s true that in order to collect workers’ comp benefits for an orthopedic injury you have to jump through quite a few hurdles. To help you get … READ MORE
Believe it or not, you don’t necessarily have to lift a heavy object or step on the wet and slippery floor to be at risk of workplace injury. Turns out, all you need to suddenly go from a perfectly healthy worker to an injured employee requiring workers’ compensation is to just… work. Work a lot … READ MORE