Workplace Injury

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Hearing Loss in the Workplace

There are many occupations that can negatively affect our hearing. Unfortunately, occupational hearing loss can occur as a result of louder noises as well as certain chemicals that can damage different parts of the ear. Here, we want to review some ways hearing loss occurs in the workplace as well as discuss what victims can… read more

Who is Eligible for Workers’ Compensation in California?

California has a robust workers’ compensation system to protect state employees who sustain on-the-job injuries or illnesses. However, understanding who can receive these benefits after an injury or illness occurs can be confusing, particularly when discussing independent contractors, which constitute a large part of the California workforce. Here, we want to review California workers’ compensation… read more

What is Considered an Unsafe Work Environment

Some jobs come with more inherent risks than others, but that does not mean employers or regulators get to take shortcuts. Every worker in California deserves a workplace that is made as safe as possible, given the nature of the occupation or tasks in question. However, there are times when employers allow unsafe work environments… read more

What Happens if My Employer Denies My Workers’ Compensation Claim?

If you or somebody you love has sustained a workplace injury but received a claim denial from the employer or an insurance carrier, you may need to go through the official appeals process in order to recover the benefits you are entitled to. However, appealing a workers’ compensation decision can be challenging, and we encourage… read more