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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 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 Workers Compensation on Thursday, May 14, 2020.

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect every state in this country. Even as a stay at home orders are beginning to relax, and the economy gradually opens back up, the death toll and the number of people contracting this coronavirus …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Workers Compensation on Friday, February 14, 2020.

Nobody wants to be injured at work. When most people think of work injuries, they think of visible and obvious traumatic injuries that happen in an instant. However, there are other injuries that happen over longer periods of time. These …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Workers Compensation on Wednesday, January 15, 2020.

The number of Californians who need medical evaluations after on-the-job injuries have risen. Unfortunately, the number of approved medical evaluators who can review these cases has dropped, according to an audit of California’s Division of Workers’ Compensation. At Koszdin, Fields, …