An injury on the job can sometimes come with a permanent reminder of the event -- like a scar or other disfigurement. In some cases, those disfigurements are eligible for payment through workers' compensation, even if there are no other lasting effects from the injury.
Independent medical reviews (IMRs) are viewed with a lot of mistrust and trepidation by most workers receiving workers' compensation. The review process is supposed to help resolve disputes over what treatment for an injured worker is actually necessary.
One of the hazards faced by construction workers is a crush injury.
Workers' compensation fraud is serious business, but that doesn't mean that everything a workers' compensation investigator schemes up or puts in front of a court is actual fraud. Sometimes, looks can be deceiving.
If you've been injured in an accident at work, your employer (and your employer's insurance company) has an invested interest in getting you back to work and keeping you off the workers' compensation rolls.
As of Jan. 1, 2018, California joined the list of states that now allow the use of not only medical marijuana but recreational marijuana.
Have you picked up some extra work this holiday season doing deliveries for Amazon, UPS or even a local business?
There's been a couple of governmental studies on workers' compensation claims that cast a disturbing light on the use of opioids on the injured.
When a worker in California dies due to his or her work-related injuries, survivors who were financially dependent on that worker are often able to file what's known as a "death claim."
What is the #1 injury workers experience in Orange County, the injury that costs the most money and accounts for the most time away from the job?