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On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Workplace injuries on Monday, June 15, 2020.

Every employee faces risks of injury, regardless of what type of job they are engaged in. Whether somebody works in a high-rise office building or as a postal worker, there are injury risks present. Construction workers, though, face more on …

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 Repetitive Injuries on Wednesday, April 15, 2020.

With most of the country, including all of California, under stay at home orders to help stop the spread of COVID-19, many people are having to adjust to working from home. While this may cut down on the daily commute …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Workplace injuries on Monday, March 16, 2020.

Everybody has the right to a safe workplace. However, work injuries are not uncommon in and around the Los Angeles area. Recently, a major incident took place at SoFi Stadium that raised concerns about worker safety, particularly for those in …

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, …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Workplace injuries on Monday, December 16, 2019.

For many workers across America, the holidays are good times of the year. This is often when workers get plenty of hours and some even get some holiday bonuses. However, the holiday period is often when some workers are pushed …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Workplace injuries on Wednesday, November 20, 2019.

When you go to work each day, you should be able to expect safe working conditions. While some jobs are more hazardous than others, employers should always ensure their workers have the equipment and training they need. Many people do …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Workers Compensation on Tuesday, October 15, 2019.

First responders and firefighters in California have incredibly tough jobs, and there are times when these courageous citizens suffer from injuries that cannot be seen. This includes serious mental health injuries, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Gov. Newsome recently signed …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Mental Health Claims on Tuesday, September 17, 2019.

When most people think of workplace injuries, they think of some kind of traumatic injury. However, not all workplace injuries are the same. Some are indeed traumatic incidents. Others, though, can include mental health injuries. At Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & …