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15 Jul

Suit Claims CA Workers' Comp Biased Against Women

Is the California workers' compensation system discriminatory against women? That is the claim of a new lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court earlier this month by several women claimants and a labor union. As CBS Los Angeles reports, the…

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27 Jun

The Major Hazard of Repetitive Motion Injuries

Years of performing the same repetitive tasks can leave significant damage to your body and place you at a high risk for long-term health effects. You may not even realize you are at risk for these injuries or that you may be suffering from one until…

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15 Jun

Fighting Back Against Employer Bias

California employers are required by law to carry workers’ compensation insurance for their employees so that if they are injured on the job, their medical bills, lost wages, and other expenses can be paid for. This is a major expenditure to employers,…

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27 May

How Do I Change Doctors in my Workers' Comp Case?

As with any injury, your top priority after sustaining a workplace injury is to receive proper medical attention and care. If you find yourself receiving treatment from a doctor who is unsatisfactory, it’s likely you’ll request to change your physician.…

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23 May

Understanding the Workers' Compensation Appeals Process

Because workers’ compensation insurance is a business, workers’ compensation insurance companies will look for any way possible to minimize their expenditures when it comes to paying workers’ compensation benefits. In many cases, this comes at the expense…

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23 Apr

Stressing Safety To Prevent Industrial Workers' Accidents

Many California employers conduct workshops and other events to reiterate the need to make safety a priority to their employees. Especially in businesses that work in construction or other manual labor that uses heavy machinery, "safety first" is a typical…

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19 Apr

Police Often Called To Investigate Workplace Accidents

When California employees are injured in accidents on the job, police, fire and other rescue workers are often called to the scene. Depending on the circumstances, police may open an investigation. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration typically…

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06 Apr

Dealing With The Tragedies Of Construction Workers' Accidents

The construction industry is often considered a dangerous line of work. In California and throughout the nation, construction workers' accidents continue to occur, often with tragic results, including serious injuries and, in some cases, even deaths.…

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29 Mar

Construction Workers' Accidents Often Involve Heavy Equipment

Construction sites in California and elsewhere often have posted signs warning others of potential danger. Various things may pose potential hazards on a construction site, including heavy pieces of equipment or strewn debris. Construction workers' accidents…

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17 Mar

California Workplace Accidents Sometimes Lead To Trials

When a worker has suffered injury on the job and believes an employer to have been negligent in some way, a legal claim may be filed in civil court. This type of legal action takes place outside of any workers' compensation claim that may be ongoing in…

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