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Los Angeles Area Workers' Compensation Law Blog

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Workers Compensation on Wednesday, April 14, 2021.

California is ranked as one of the slowest states to start treating injured workers. Employees must wait for a Workers’ Compensation approved treating physician or specialist. Sometimes the approved medical professionals are hundreds of miles away. If you have suffered …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Workers Compensation on Monday, March 15, 2021.

Workers’ compensation is for those injured on the job. During the pandemic, many states have allowed workers who contracted Covid-19 to file claims. Typically, symptoms last for a few weeks. However, as we enter into our second year of the …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Workers Compensation on Wednesday, February 17, 2021.

Throughout the pandemic, government shutdowns, and nation-wide layoffs, Amazon has experienced unprecedented growth. Many of us locked ourselves and our families away, relying on Zoom calls for social interaction. We dreaded grocery shopping for the mask-wearing, social distancing, and because …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Workers Compensation on Thursday, January 14, 2021.

California’s changing laws seek to protect injured individuals from employers who try to avoid paying workers’ compensation.  As it stands, if you are an independent contractor, you cannot collect workers’ compensation. Companies seeking to avoid liability find hiring independent contractors …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Workers Compensation on Friday, December 18, 2020.

Friday’s are beautiful.  It’s the last day of the week, and all the potential of the weekend is ahead.  The last delivery is finally here.  All there is to do is unload the truck and your workday is over.  As …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Workers Compensation on Thursday, November 12, 2020.

Everyone knows about Covid-19, and it seems like everyone has an opinion about it. From wearing a mask to using gloves to not using gloves, the whole thing is a mess. The time of Covid-19 has really changed the way …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Workers Compensation on Monday, October 12, 2020.

Workplace injuries and illnesses are not uncommon in and around Los Angeles. However, any worker who sustains an on-the-job injury or illness should be able to rely on workers’ compensation coverage in California to help with their expenses. The COVID-19 …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Repetitive Injuries on Monday, September 14, 2020.

Repetitive strain injuries sometimes referred to as repetitive stress injuries (RSIs), are very common in the workplace. Most employers do take steps to mitigate the causes of repetitive motion injuries. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has shifted much of the workforce …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Workers Compensation on Monday, August 17, 2020.

When people discuss work injuries, the conversation is usually tilted towards traumatic injuries that happen fairly suddenly and are easily visible. However, often left out of the work injury conversation are mental health illnesses that arise due to the workplace. …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Repetitive Motion Injury on Thursday, July 16, 2020.

In the midst of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, many people are not thinking about one of the most common types of workplace injuries – repetitive motion injuries. However, there is a good chance that many workers face an increased risk …