Personal Injury Lawyers Discuss Workplace Safety Tips for Avoiding Accidents
Building contractors, factory workers, executives, architects and admins all need to protect themselves on the job. But what are the real and tangible risks associated with your job? What can you and your coworkers do to eliminate or at least substantially reduce risk of injury at the workplace? Continue reading →
The Bay Area workers’ compensation system evolved over 100 years ago, as a “grand bargain” between employers and workers. Prior to workers’ comp, injured employees had to sue their bosses in court to collect money for their medical bills, lost wages, and other damages. This system led to tremendous inequalities and frustrations on both sides. Workers’ comp allowed hurt workers get a fair deal without having to resort to extraordinary legal measures; and it helped employers avoid expensive and frustrating court battles. Continue reading →
Got Fired After Getting Injured and/or Filing a Workers’ Comp Claim?
Is That Considered Retaliation?
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Whether you broke your leg working at a San Francisco City construction project; you hurt your back in a car accident while making a delivery, or you suffered acute chemical exposure at a company lab, you just want fair and honest treatment. Unfortunately, sometimes employers punish workers for complaining or filing workers’ compensation claims. Continue reading →