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07 Apr

I’ve Been Assaulted at Work – What Are My Options?

Each year, millions of workers across the country are the victims of workplace violence. Assaults on employees can happen on company property, off-site locations, and at other business-related activities. Oftentimes, work place assaults are directed toward…

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31 Mar

Studies Link Chemical Disinfectants to Thyroid Cancer

A recent study has shown that people who are occupationally exposed to chemicals like sanitizers, deodorizers, disinfectants, and sterilizers (biocides) may have an up to 65 percent higher risk than other people of developing thyroid cancer. Biocides…

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28 Mar

What Should I Do If I'm Injured at Work?

If you were to sustain an injury at work, would you know what to do? Knowing the proper protocol if you’re injured at work could help to prevent a bad situation from becoming worse. Work related injuries can become complicated, but knowing what to do…

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15 Mar

Workplace Surveillance & Social Media: What are Your Rights?

Occasionally, there is a workers’ compensation case that gets complicated when an employer finds “incriminating” information posted on an employee’s social media accounts. In other situations, an employee is surprised to face discipline due to visiting…

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31 Jan

Suffered from Chemical Exposure on the Job?

Working with toxic chemicals on a daily basis can ultimately lead to health issues later on, depending on what chemical it is, how it entered the body, and how much exposure occurred. Many people including construction workers, farmers, miners, welders,…

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12 Jan

Most Common Jobs Dealing with Occupational Hearing Loss

According to studies from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) about on the job health risks, occupational hearing loss was the most common, affecting approximately 22 million workers in the U.S. If you are working at a job that you feel…

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07 Dec

San Bernardino Victims Face Workers' Comp Red Tape

One year ago, an armed assailant entered the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino and opened fire, killing 14 employees and injuring nearly two dozen more. Now, twelve months later, the LA Times is reporting that survivors of that nationally-covered…

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30 Nov

Workers' Comp Reforms Save Money at Expense of Claimants

The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau recently released a report on Senate Bill 863, stating that the bill has saved the state an annual figure of $1.3 billion. The report also states that the reforms have increased benefits for injured workers…

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