Opioid Prescription: Affects Of Workers’ Compensation
In today's world, opioid addiction is a national crisis. According to statistics, 5 million Americans deal with an opioid addiction, and 120 people die each day from opioid overdoses. As prescriptions skyrocketed over the late 1990s and early 2000s,[...]
Stress-Related Work Injuries: Are They Covered?
When many people think of injuries associated with workers' compensation, they assume an employee must suffer a serious physical injury, such as falling off a ladder, broken bones, or loss of a limb. However, other injuries may be covered under[...]
Work Restrictions After Injuries At Work: What Employees Need To Know!
If you have been injured on the job, your doctor may place restrictions on you when returning to work. For example, you may be limited to lifting, pushing, or pulling objects weighing less than 10 pounds, or you may be confined to a desk job.[...]
California’s Top Industries For Workers’ Compensation Injuries
When on the job, you don't expect to be injured. However, the chances of this happening may be quite high. In California, several industries have high rates of worker injuries. These include direct care workers such as nurses and day care personnel,[...]