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Los Angeles Area Workers' Compensation Law Workplace injuries

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Workplace injuries on Friday, May 24, 2019.

When you go to work in Los Angeles, or anywhere in the state, you should never have to worry about an unsafe working environment. However, there are times when employers fail to take the steps necessary to keep workers safe. …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Workplace injuries on Saturday, May 18, 2019.

Employers need to take falls seriously. In fact, they should take time to go over safety protocols often. Regardless of where a person works, there is a risk of falling. Whether you are in an office job or someone who …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Workplace injuries on Friday, April 12, 2019.

Right now, the unemployment rate is at a low level and for that we are grateful. When you are employed, though, you have certain expectations of your employer. One of those expectations is that you will be taken care of …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Workplace injuries on Friday, March 01, 2019.

Companies are turning to short-term labor now more than ever before to fulfill seasonal positions, meet production quotas and tackle other staffing needs. Temporary employees and independent contractors make it easy for them to scale their workforces up or down …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Workplace injuries on Saturday, February 23, 2019.

Back in 2014, Cal-OSHA issued one “serious” and four “general” citations against German Machined Products, an aerospace industry machining and assembly company located in Gardena, California. Those citations—for failing to properly guard hazardous machinery—resulted in fines of $11,875, although that …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Workplace injuries on Friday, February 15, 2019.

When you’re injured at work, whether or not you qualify for worker’s comp benefits may hinge on whether or not you’re an employee or an independent contractor. And in California, that’s up for debate. An April 2018 ruling by the …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Workplace injuries on Saturday, January 12, 2019.

The United States Postal Service creed states “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” Unfortunately for the USPS, OSHA doesn’t see the same vision. It has …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Workers Compensation on Friday, December 21, 2018.

California law requires insurance companies to pay penalties to injured workers when insurers make a late workers’ comp payment. Long story short, the penalty for an insurance company’s failure to make a payment in a timely manner is between 10 …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Workers Compensation on Friday, September 28, 2018.

Whether you have a family-owned or small business in California, there are certain laws and requirements regarding workers’ compensation insurance that business owners have to follow and comply with. Here at the Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz law firm, our …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Workers Compensation on Saturday, August 18, 2018.

If you have been injured in the workplace and are awaiting a final decision from a workers’ compensation claims administrator, you probably know that every day counts. The sooner you begin your medical treatment, the sooner you will be able …