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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 03, 2019.

Often times when we think about people getting injured on the job we assume full-time workers. We also assume jobs like construction workers who work outside every day on roofs or near roadsides. Because we see construction workers often we …

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

Your job is the last place that should endanger your health. Yet, we know that people are hurt on the job every day. Some people experience a bodily injury while others deal with illness. The difference between the two can …

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 Repetitive Injuries on Saturday, March 30, 2019.

If anyone told you at the age of 5 that you would have to do the same movement over and over again they would probably spin around in a circle and so no way! When thinking of our dream job …

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

Sometimes when we experience pain it is hard to tell if it is from a work injury or a work illness. Sometimes illnesses cause pains and aches in places that are similar to a work injury. Our Lancaster Workplace Illness …

On behalf of Koszdin, Fields, Sherry & Katz posted in Repetitive Injuries on Friday, March 22, 2019.

Workplace injuries happen when you work in positions that require repetitive movement for long periods of time. The injury can be exasperated with long work hours, forced movement, and prolonged working time. Repetitive stress injuries, or repetitive motion injuries, can …

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 …