By | May 18th, 2018

Being a construction worker is one of the most dangerous jobs and is very physically demanding. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), out of the 3.3 million cases of nonfatal injuries and illnesses in 2009, more than 9% was experienced by constructions workers. Construction sites are a risky place to work in; oftentimes workers are required to operate powerful machinery, climb high scaffoldings, or work on roadside construction. Falling debris is also a concern, especially in tall structures where a small object that falls.

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By | May 9th, 2018

Workers’ compensation is a form of insurance provided by employers to their employees. With this insurance, workers can file a claim when they suffer injuries from accidents in the workplace or while doing tasks related to their work. Workers’ compensation covers medical bills and wage replacement for employees who will no longer be able to work because of the injuries they’ve sustained. Although the intentions of this insurance are good, there are still a few issues that need to be addressed; this is where technology comes into play.

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By | April 26th, 2018

Although workplace stress is normal, extreme stress can hinder an employee’s productivity and performance. Undue stress can also negatively affect a person’s physical and emotional health and could cause damaging impact to one’s relationships and home life. Excessive stress could be a significant factor on whether you will fail or succeed in your job. Just like many situations in life, you cannot control everything that happens in the workplace, what you can do is to control how you react to these stressors. While excessive stress is bad for.

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By | April 21st, 2018

You are entitled to expect security and safety whenever you’re inside the workplace. Because you spend a lot of your time in the office, sometimes more than you do at home, your employer has the responsibility to make sure that each of their employees is safe within the confines of their establishment. Security and safety don’t refer to just your protection from accidents but also your security whenever an untoward event perpetrated by unscrupulous people occur like gun shooting or robbery. Last April 3 one of the biggest.

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By | April 19th, 2018

Necessity is the mother of invention. Ever since humankind has started creating new things, the focus of their creation is to help them with the task that they need to perform. From vehicles to electricity, humans have created new technology to find ways to make their lives and work easier. The use of machines in the workplace is nothing new; however, with the advancements in technology these machines that used to do simple tasks are now capable of so much more. The invention of robotics and artificial intelligence.

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By | February 6th, 2018

Suffering from a workplace accident can be detrimental to person’s financial stability. Depending on the severity of the injury sustained during the accident, it can take weeks or even months before a person can go back to work or find another job to be able to provide for themselves and their family. It is the responsibility of your employer to have workers’ compensation insurance in case of any injury sustained inside the workplace or while doing your job for your employer, however, as an employee it is also.

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By | February 2nd, 2018

As an employee, we are expected to perform at our best and gain profit for the company that we are working for. In return, our employers are required to compensate us with our salaries and benefits; however, aside from these straightforward responsibilities of our employers, we are also entitled to “workers’ compensation”. “Workers’ compensation” pertains to a set of laws that outline specific compensations which an injured employee is entitled to claim. Workers’ compensation laws are found on each state’s statutes and have variations for each state, aside.

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By | November 15th, 2013

QUESTION: Can my employer fire me if I file a personal injury claim for negligence against my job? I already have a Worker’s Compensation lawyer. ANSWER: Ordinarily, an employee’s rights against his or her employer for on-the-job injuries lie solely under the workers’ compensation law—i.e., when the “conditions of compensation” are present, the employer is immune from civil damages liability because workers’ compensation is the injured employee’s “exclusive remedy. Workers’ compensation is basically a “no fault” system of redress for work-related injuries—i.e., benefits are paid to injured employees without proof.

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By | October 23rd, 2013

QUESTION: I have a Workers Compensation case open and it is going on 2 years in December. I’ve had many tests done and my last resort is surgery. The accident was from a fall over some boxes on the floor at work. Can I file a personal injury claim? ANSWER: Ordinarily, an employee’s rights against his or her employer for on-the-job injuries lie solely under the workers’ compensation law—i.e., when the “conditions of compensation” are present (Lab.C. § 3600), the employer is immune from civil damages liability because workers’ compensation.

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By | July 24th, 2013

QUESTION: I want to sue my employer for pain and suffering due to negligence (unsafe work environment). They knew I have already been injured twice and more than 2 supervisors were involved in putting me in another unsafe work environment, causing a third injury to my back. This injury resulted to pain that I will bear for the rest of my life, loss of my job, and daily life as I knew it. When I filed for worker’s compensation, the employer changed the injury date, causing more grief. I want.

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