August 2023

Settling a Workers’ Comp Claim in California? Know What Options are Available

The California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) reports that more than 300,000 people miss time at work for a job-related injury or illness in the state each year. If you suffered a major workplace injury, you may be in a position where you are considering the settlement of your claim. There are two different types of workers’ […]

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Cal/OSHA Cites Two Employers for Workplace Violence That Killed Seven

On June 26, 2023, Cal/OSHA cited two San Mateo County employers—Terra Garden, Inc. and Concord Farms Inc.—for dozens of collective workplace safety violations related to a horrific incident of workplace violence that took the lives of seven agricultural workers earlier this year. In this article, our Fresno workerscompensation attorney provides a more detailed overview of the Cal/OSHA citation

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Going Back to Work after an Accident in California: What Happens if My Employer Assigns Me to a Job Duty I Cannot Perform?

California law (Labor Code § 3700) mandates that businesses and nonprofit organizations must prove workerscompensation coverage to employees. Suffer a physical injury on the job? You can file for benefits and take time to recover from your injuries. If you are like most workers, you will probably want to get back on the job […]

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