Compensation for Mental Illness and Occupational Disease?

Let’s first define what workers’ compensation is. The employer must pay workers’ compensation benefits if an employee has a work-related injury or illness. Some examples of injuries at work are breaking a bone in a fall, getting burned by a chemical splashed on your skin, or for a delivery person being injured in a car […]

We are in National Safe Toys and Gifts Month

Did you know that every year, almost 217,000 children are treated for toy-related injuries? During the holidays, we invite you to prevent some injuries following the tips we’ll share with you on this blog.  Remember, getting injuries and having accidents can happen without warning. Significantly kids can suffer injuries because of faulty toys or due […]

Thanksgiving Safety Checklist

Here are some great ideas to avoid disasters during thanksgiving.  This fantastic holiday is fascinating to every family member because it is full of fun activities like parades, parties, dinners, delicious desserts, and much more.  To enjoy it at the full, we invite you to take these few tips to avoid getting hurt:   – […]

Top 5 Mistakes People Make After a Dog Bite

Every day, more than 9,500 people in the US require hospitalization due to a dog bite, and 1,000 of those victims require emergency intensive care. The average cost of their hospital treatment is more than $18,000, which has increased by more than 103% in the last ten years. A vicious dog attack is a highly […]

Blindness Awareness Month – Statistics and Work Conditions

October is Blindness Awareness Month! Blindness is a type of disability that means that a person has a central acuity of 20/200 or less in the better eye. But how does California protect the rights of people with any eye disease? When it comes to working benefits and Social Security Disability, there are certain factors […]

Celebrating National Disability Employment Awareness Month

First, we want to start expressing our enthusiasm for this great holiday. Every person has the right to work in a safe and respectful workplace. In 1945 congress passed this initiative to create awareness about the daily challenges that people with disabilities face. This commemoration was made to educate the general public on how employers […]

What evidence is valid in workers’ compensation cases?

Unlike personal injury claims, workers’ compensation cases generally have nothing to do with fault. However, it is important to document your claim early on. Most employees are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits if they are injured on the job. Of course, there are some exceptions, but this system is designed and intended to protect workers […]

Do you know what the attorney-client privilege is?

In the United States, the attorney-client privilege is a rule that ensures confidentiality in communication between attorneys and clients. Under this precept, lawyers cannot divulge their clients’ secrets, nor can others force them to do so. The purpose of the privilege is to encourage clients to share information openly with their attorneys and to allow […]

What Happens if I am Injured at a Theme Park?

Theme park rides like roller coasters, bumper cars, water slides, spinning rides, and more cause thousands of injuries each year. People injured by amusement park rides can bring a negligence claim against the park and its employees, a product liability claim against the manufacturer of a defective ride, or even both. The most common types […]

Do you know what medical malpractice is?

According to the law, Medical malpractice is when a doctor or another healthcare professional is negligent or fails to act, and someone is injured as a result. These types of personal injury cases are widespread in California. The law against Medical malpractice applies to all healthcare providers and facilities licensed by the state of California. […]