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Workers' Compensation Archives

How to avoid repetitive stress injuries at work

Long-term exposure to the same work tasks requires constant muscle movement and stress on joints. Before you know it, you could find yourself experiencing constant pain and discomfort in the same areas of your body. When you suspect your job is causing your body to develop misalignment, you should have a medical exam right away. A physician is most likely to ask you about the type of work you do and conduct an evaluation with that information in mind.

Should you fear an independent medical review in California?

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.