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Workplace PTSD
  • Published: February 8, 2022

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is commonly defined as a psychiatric disorder that develops after experiencing or witnessing highly traumatic events. These events may involve accidents, natural disasters, or physical, mental, emotional, or sexual abuse. While most people don’t associate PTSD with work or their workplace, PTSD can and does develop in the workplace. Workplace PTSD is a different emotional, cognitive,…Read More

  • Published: February 1, 2022

Sustaining a workplace injury can be a traumatic experience, physically, emotionally, and financially. Workers need their jobs and their wages to support themselves and their families. When an injury prevents them from working or limits their ability to work, it can have life-altering consequences on the worker’s quality of life, which is why California requires employers to carry workers’ compensation…Read More

Back Injury in California
  • Published: January 26, 2022

The compensation amount awarded to back injury victims can vary drastically due to many factors taken into consideration. While some back injuries might only cause pain and discomfort that prevents the victim from conducting work and daily activities, severe back injuries can cause paralysis. Some victims can receive millions in compensation. To calculate the settlement amount, insurance companies will need…Read More

Spinal Injury in California
  • Published: January 26, 2022

Back injuries are among the most common workplace injuries. Whether a back injury results from an accident or from repetitive strain over time, pain from a back injury is potentially debilitating. Back pain can make it difficult or even impossible to perform work and daily duties. If you sustained a work-related back injury, you might be entitled to compensation. Workers’…Read More

Payment Methods for Workers Comp Claims in California
  • Published: January 12, 2022

If you sustain an injury at work in California, you’re entitled to workers’ compensation. Workers’ comp is in place to help injured workers cover necessary medical expenses, recover lost wages, and in some cases, receive disability benefits. The amount awarded and the type of benefits each person receives depends on their injury and circumstance. To help you recover the maximum…Read More

Settling a Workers' Comp Claim in California
  • Published: January 5, 2022

California workers are entitled to receiving fair compensation for injuries sustained while working under California workers’ compensation laws. Workers’ comp can cover medical care, lost wages, and sometimes disability payments. An injured worker must file a claim with their employer’s insurance to approve their benefits. However, insurance companies are not often willing to cover all expenses and might offer lowball…Read More

  • Published: December 22, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected nearly every aspect of our lives. Not only has COVID-19 created countless challenges for state policymakers, but it has also made workers' compensation claims confusing and challenging to navigate. Many people wonder if they can still collect workers' compensation if their injury is related to COVID-19. Whether you can collect workers' compensation if you have…Read More

  • Published: December 15, 2021

According to California labor laws under Code Section 3700, employers are required to have workers' compensation insurance. Unfortunately, there are a few situations in which an injured employee is not eligible to file a workers’ compensation claim. When trying to obtain workers' compensation benefits, it is best to first understand which injuries are not covered by workers' compensation in California.…Read More

  • Published: December 8, 2021

Incidents happen, and non-US citizens might be worried about whether or not they can file a workers’ compensation claim. Many workers who aren’t citizens make the common mistake of believing they are not entitled to workers’ compensation claims when they have been injured on the job in California. According to 2020 findings released by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics,…Read More

  • Published: December 1, 2021

Workplace injuries are more common than many people realize. According to statistics released by the US Department of Labor, there were 2.7 million non-fatal workplace injuries and illnesses in the primary industry sector in 2020. This figure includes warehouse injuries, and warehousing ranks as one of the most dangerous industries to work within globally. It’s estimated that approximately 1.18 million…Read More

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