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GAF (Global Assessment of Function) Score For A Psychiatric Injury: What Does It Mean And How To Interpret It?
A Los Angeles stress relates injuries attorney William Kropach at Law Offices of Kropach & Kropach provides a serious and aggressive legal approach to obtain workers’ comp benefits, because, as you can imagine, those mental health evaluations can be unfair, biased, manipulated, and conducted in a way to deny or limit your claim.
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If your employer says “IDGAF about your GAF score,” and you have no clue what he/she is talking about, you definitely need legal help from a Los Angeles stress-related injuries attorney. A GAF (Global Assessment of Function) score is used to evaluate the severity of a worker’s psychiatric injury. The GAF score is required to … READ MORE
Has your employer ever mockingly asked you, “Are you blind?” when you could not see something that was obvious to him or her. And now you are having vision problems or eye injury, caused or aggravated by your job, and your employer will have to pay out workers’ compensation benefits. Oh, the irony! Eye injuries, … READ MORE
Vineyard Worker Killed By Harvesting Machine
10 Nov 2018 | William J. Kropach
When we go to work each day, we expect the work environment to be safe and free from hazards that could harm us. Yes, some jobs are more dangerous than others, but even with riskier jobs, we know that our employers take the steps necessary to keep us safe. Sometimes, though, other people’s negligence ends … READ MORE
Tesla Used Lyft Instead Of Ambulances For Workers
9 Nov 2018 | William J. Kropach
It seems like each week we hear new stories about the horrors of working in a Tesla factory. Whether it is unsafe working conditions, low pay, or a high-stress environment, Tesla has its work cut out for it. Now, we have heard that the company used the ridesharing service Lyft to transport patients to the … READ MORE
We want to bring you a story from earlier in the year because is highlight some news that was just released from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. It happened in Los Angeles when four construction workers fell about 30 feet down an elevator shaft while on the construction site. The men, ranging from 45 … READ MORE
Workers Losing Days Because Of Stress
2 Nov 2018 | William J. Kropach
Does stress at work have consequences? I think we all know the answer to that question is – yes. What we may not realize is just how detrimental it is. According to a Quartz article, our workplaces can be toxic because of stress and the related physiological affects it can have on our bodies. Why … READ MORE
Worker Falls To Construction Danger
27 Oct 2018 | William J. Kropach
Dangers from falling at a construction site are the most frequent hazard cited by federal investigators. This is according to the new numbers released by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Falls can happen in many different ways, but according to this article, the predominance of these fall hazards continues a long trend in the … READ MORE
Los Angeles is many things to many people, including a place for sports fans. Whether you love the Dodgers, Lakers, Rams, or Chargers, we know one thing – injuries happen to the people playing those sports, just like injuries happen in regular jobs. When a sports star gets hurt, they do not have to worry … READ MORE
Wearing Down the Worker
20 Oct 2018 | William J. Kropach
We like to ask children what they want to be when they grow up, all the time. Most commonly we hear them restate jobs their parents have or they say things like policeman, fireman, ballerinas, or doctors. They can see these jobs. They see them reflected in their toys or in their TV shows. These … READ MORE
Stress Injuries are Real Injuries
19 Oct 2018 | William J. Kropach
We love to work. America is one of the leading countries of employees who are taking less and less vacation. We have always been a proud nation boasting a strong work ethic, but sometimes are behaviors lead to stressors that are hazardous to our health. In recent study from the US Travel Association Project Time … READ MORE