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April 2021 Blogs

Workplace injuries: Heat illness a deadly threat in California

Workplace injuries: Heat illness a deadly threat in California

Along with all the usual occupational hazards, this is the time of the year when employees in California have to cope with the dangers posed by summer heat. The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health once again reminded employers of their responsibilities to train workers on the hazards of heat illness and how to…

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Youth workers vulnerable to workplace injuries at summer jobs

Youth workers vulnerable to workplace injuries at summer jobs

Summer in California brings a lot of youth workers to various industries, one of them being agriculture. However, the workplace safety burden is on the employer because many young workers believe they are invincible, and the last things they likely worry about are potential workplace injuries. Considering that they are typically not well trained for…

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Denied Diagnostics in Worker’s Compensation Claims

It happens all too often. A person is injured or becomes ill while on the job, they file a workers’ compensation claim, and are sent to a physician for assessment, diagnosis, and treatment. The doctor orders diagnostic tests which are promptly denied by the workers’ comp carrier. If this has happened to you, your first…

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Covid

Know Your California Workers’ Compensation Rights! What are the time limits to file a claim/Statute of limitations? Generally, injured workers or their dependents, have one year to file a claim for benefits from the date of industrial injury or death. However, there are many ways to toll the statute of limitations. Take home: File your…

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