Blog Posts in 2019

  • What Machines Are Used in Construction?

    If you stumble upon a construction site, one of the first things you’ll notice is all the heavy equipment . While these machines are crucial for excavation and other work, they can also be dangerous. To be best prepared for a construction job, or even a visit to the jobsite, you should know about some of these machines and the risks associated with them. Below are the top 3 pieces of heavy ...
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  • The 7 Most Common Farming Accidents

    Farming is difficult work, and each year, many agricultural workers become injured on-the-job. While not every state requires agricultural employers to carry workers’ compensation insurance, California does require that farms and agricultural companies purchase this form of insurance. That means when you become injured in a farming accident, you will most likely be entitled to receive workers’ ...
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  • Can I Receive Workers’ Compensation if the Accident Was My Fault?

    Accidents can happen anywhere, anytime. Injuries sustained in the workplace can be debilitating in more ways than one as you are almost always left to deal with costly medical bills, an inability to earn wages, potential consequences from your employer, and various other complications that arise after an unexpected accident. Typically, California protects employees by allowing them the right to ...
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  • How Social Media Affects Worker’s Compensation Claims

    The prevalence of social media has made a huge impact on modern society. It has enabled a person to give the world a direct view into their daily life. While this is a great way for friends and extended family to keep in close contact with each other, it also enables your place of employment to keep tabs on you. Say; you were at work and instructed to lift a few heavy boxes and move them to a new ...
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  • Who is Covered by Workers’ Compensation Insurance?

    Most workers are covered by workers’ compensation insurance. Generally, no matter where you work or who was at fault for the injury, you will likely be eligible for these crucial benefits, which can help you during your period of recovery. That said, not all workers are covered by workers’ compensation insurance. Continue reading to find out what jobs are not covered by workers’ compensation ...
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  • What to Watch Out for When Speaking to the Insurance Adjuster

    After you begin the process of filing your workers’ compensation claim, you will likely begin dealing with the insurance adjuster that represents your employer’s insurance company. These conversations can have a lot of weight on your case, so it is important to know what to look out for and how to conduct yourself to avoid potentially derailing your chances of obtaining the benefits you need ...
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