Chula Vista Worker Compensation Experts’ Guide to Disability Rating

With high risk jobs, injuries are an unfortunate, yet common occurrence. Let’s say you have suffered an injury in the line of duty. Despite countless medical treatments, you were never able to fully recover and the sustained injuries prevented you from going back to work. Our Chula Vista worker compensation experts often have clients come …

Work Compensation for Anxiety: Pros and Cons of Filing a Claim

While workers’ comp claims concerning a physical injury make a fairly easy case for a skilled attorney, filing a claim because of psychological injuries are felt to cause more harm than good. However manageable they are for attorneys, psychological or psychiatric claims can even add up to an employee’s anxiety instead of bringing relief. That …

How Employers Can Prevent Stress-Related Workplace Injuries

In the cases of work-related injuries, the proverb ”Better safe than sorry” should be exercised a great deal more often than it is now. Preventing stress-related injuries in the workplace could be beneficial not only to the employees but also to employers, since litigations following a work comp claim are strenuous for both parties. What …

What are California’s most deadly occupations?

Work-related fatalities in the United States dropped slightly in 2012, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics – but even so, on-the-job deaths remained high with 4,383 lives lost, or 3.2 fatalities per 100,000 full-time workers. While nearly any job comes with some risk of work-related injuries, certain jobs are much more hazardous than others. …

Southern California Warehouse Strike Highlights Worker Safety Issues

A group of 30 Southern California warehouse workers have been the latest in the region to complain of unsafe working conditions. In late September, the warehouse workers walked off the job in Mira Loma and went on strike. One of the workers’ chief concerns is that they have had to work in freight containers that …

CA High Court Indirectly Affirms Workers’ Compensation Claim Flexibility

Workers’ compensation is designed to protect both employers and employees from unexpected costs arising from a work related injury or illness. Although not all workers are covered, including contractors, workers’ compensation provides people with funding, as well as peace of mind when they are unable to work. Here is an example of how workers’ compensation …

New Protocol Classifies and Limits Hazardous Materials in the Workplace

Work-related fatalities in the United States dropped slightly in 2012, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics – but even so, on-the-job deaths remained high with 4,383 lives lost, or 3.2 fatalities per 100,000 full-time workers. While nearly any job comes with some risk of work-related injuries, certain jobs are much more hazardous than others. …