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On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz 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 & Katz 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 & Katz 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 & Katz 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 & Katz 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 …

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

The Workers’ Compensation Insurance Rating Bureau of California (WCIRB) released a new report detailing how the restaurant industry accounts for a sizable portion of California’s workers’ comp system. This is the first report from WCIRB’s series of industry profiles, providing …

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

Some call it “Post-COVID Syndrome.” Others call it “Long COVID.” It is commonly known as “Long-haul COVID-19.” Whatever you call it, this confounding condition can be characterized as lingering symptoms after COVID-19 has cleared the patient’s system, and they test …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Workers Compensation on Thursday, September 16, 2021.

California saw its hottest temperatures ever recorded this summer, and with this surge in thermometer mercury, the risk for injury to California workers also rose. According to a new study, the correlation between hot temperatures and accidents causing workplace injuries …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Workers Compensation on Thursday, August 19, 2021.

Unnecessary work stress can arise under certain circumstances. You should be able to leave your work stress at your job. There is no reason to bring home stress from work, especially when you are not on the clock for it. …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Workers Compensation on Tuesday, July 27, 2021.

A victim can suffer from a workplace injury repeatedly. People often believe that a workplace injury is a one-time traumatic accident, such as being crushed underneath by heavy equipment. However, workplace injuries can also show up as repetitive motion injuries. …