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Los Angeles Area Workers' Compensation Law Blog

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields & Sherry posted in Workers Compensation on Monday, October 17, 2022.

The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California recently released its annual WCIRB Geo Study. This study serves to highlight the differences between various characteristics of workers’ compensation claims in regions throughout California. The report’s findings are worth exploring in …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields & Sherry posted in Workers Compensation on Wednesday, September 14, 2022.

California’s workers’ compensation laws serve to ensure workers who are injured in on-the-job accidents have grounds to seek financial compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other losses they may incur due to their injuries. For example, if your …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields & Sherry posted in workers’ compensation attorneys in Van Nuys on Wednesday, August 17, 2022.

During an average day, you may spend much of your time driving for work and during work hours. Sometimes, this involves commuting to and from your job. Other times, it may involve driving during your break. Depending on the nature …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields & Sherry posted in Workers Compensation on Thursday, July 14, 2022.

Workers’ compensation laws in California are among the most worker-friendly in the entire nation. Nearly every employer in our state has a legal obligation to purchase workers’ compensation insurance. However, while our laws may be admirable, this doesn’t mean that …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields & Sherry posted in Workers Compensation on Friday, June 17, 2022.

Anyone who lives in California or who follows news regarding California wildfires likely knows that fire seasons in the state have grown longer and more intense in recent years. Some of the consequences of these prolonged fire seasons are easy …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields & Sherry posted in Repetitive Motion Injury on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.

California’s workers’ compensation laws allow workers to seek compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, and other such compensable losses when they are injured as a result of work-related accidents. However, some workers in California don’t realize that workers’ compensation …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields & Sherry posted in Workers Compensation on Wednesday, April 13, 2022.

California’s workers’ compensation laws are fairly strict and tend to favor employees. In some states, an employer might be exempt from purchasing workers’ compensation insurance depending on such factors as the number of employees they have. That’s not the case …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields & Sherry posted in Workers Compensation on Tuesday, March 15, 2022.

A person’s job plays a major role in their life. It thus comes as no surprise that those who suffer from mental health issues relating to stress often cite work as one of the top contributors to their feelings of …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields & Sherry posted in Workers Compensation on Wednesday, February 16, 2022.

Businesses in Van Nuys and other California cities and towns must carry workers’ compensation insurance. This ensures Golden State companies can provide workers who are injured on the job with temporary disability payments and other benefits.  Workers’ compensation coverage does …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields & Sherry posted in Workers Compensation on Thursday, January 13, 2022.

Recently, the California Workers’ Compensation Institute (CWCI) reported that 2022 job injury claims would see a record increase in temporary total disability (TTD) and permanent total disability (PTD) rates. California’s workers’ comp benefits will also increase because of California’s State …