There are many dangerous professions in California. Assuming a job is not risky is one of the biggest mistakes a worker can make. Every job comes with some sort of risk. This includes office jobs, which may seem rather benign. There are many common injuries that office workers suffer from on a regular basis.
Los Angeles workers who are exposed to toxic chemicals or fumes may face both acute and lasting damages. The injuries faced depends on the type of toxin that they were exposed to and how it was treated, as well as the duration of the exposure. Unfortunately, damages can be much more extensive than anyone may initially guess.
Workers' compensation fraud always seems to be something in the news in California. It is a huge concern because it costs everyone money, from employers to the state to taxpayers. However, it is rampant. The main reason is because it happens on all sides. Employees, employers and even medical professionals are trying to cheat the system. While most people are honest, the bad apples in the bunch are causing problems for everyone.
Injuries can happen anywhere and in any manner, even in the workplace. Workers in California need to be especially vigilant when avoiding possible toxic exposure, but you may not be aware of what to look for. We at Koszdin, Fields, Sherry and Katz can not only represent you if you suffer injuries after being exposed to dangerous chemicals, but have also prepared this guide to educate you on everything you need to know about toxic exposure.
If you have been injured in a workplace accident in California, you may have some questions about workers’ compensation. While most people know that the program is designed to help those who are injured at their place of employment, there are many common misunderstandings about who is eligible for help and what kind of assistance can be offered. We at Koszdin, Fields, Sherry and Katz can not only help you apply for workers’ compensation and fight denied applications, we can also educate you on little-known facts and confusing topics.
Many workers in Los Angeles face the potential of back injuries every time they go in to work, whether it's because they have physically demanding jobs or because they perform a lot of repetitive, stressful movements. Unfortunately, back injuries can really put a dent in someone's ability to work, and rehabilitation can be costly in more than just a monetary sense.
While you expect that your California insurance company will provide for your necessary health care needs, some providers do everything they can to avoid paying out money. This can not only put you in an uncomfortable situation with your doctor’s billing department, but also have detrimental effects on your finances and credit. At Koszdin, Fields, Sherry and Katz, we work hard to make sure that you get the benefits you deserve.
If you are hurt at work, you are likely trying to manage injury recovery, pay medical bills and find a way to earn an income during the process. Each of these can become much more difficult if you find that your workers’ compensation claim was denied. We at Koszdin, Fields, Sherry and Katz know that agencies in the state of California may try to avoid giving out money whenever possible, so we counter denials and fight for clients’ rights to adequate compensation and assistance.
Any employee can suffer an on-the-job injury. It doesn't matter if you work in construction, in a warehouse, or sit at a desk all day, you never know when you could be struck by an injury.
Most employers and their insurers have the habit of undercutting or refuting worker’s compensation claims. This constraints you financially besides denying you access to high quality medical care. When faced with such a situation, you need to seek the services of workers’ compensation attorneys, who will help you get full benefits. Employee compensation is quite complex. A compensation lawyer has an in-depth understanding of the workers’ compensation law and therefore, can offer specialized representation that guarantees maximum benefits.