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What is a Construction Site Backover Injury?
Workers on California construction sites put their lives and physical well-being at risk in numerous ways. Out of the many potential sources for serious injury on a work site, one of the top sources of injury is the same on and off a job site: motor vehicle accidents. Construction workers are at a particularly… Read More »
What is a Workers’ Compensation Qualified Medical Evaluation?
Claims for benefits under your California employer’s workers’ compensation insurance plan aren’t always approved immediately. Sometimes, injured workers must attend a second round of examinations beyond those performed by their own treating physician, usually due to some dispute over what type of benefits the worker is entitled to receive and doubts on the part… Read More »
BLS Reports Rise in Workplace Fatalities
New data released by the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reveals that 2016 saw a rise in the number of deaths in the American workplace. Learn more about the BLS report and the trends it revealed below, and contact the knowledgeable Los Angeles workers’ compensation attorneys at Joe, Southard &… Read More »
Six of the Most Common Causes of Workplace Injuries
Getting hurt on the job isn’t just painful. It can cost you thousands of dollars in medical expenses, rehabilitation costs, and lost wages. Statistically, there are certain tasks that are more likely than others to result in serious injuries for California workers. If you have been injured at work, contact the knowledgeable Los Angeles… Read More »
Workers’ Compensation When Injured at Work
At Joe, Southard and Yeoh LLP our workers’ compensation attorneys in Los Angeles only represent clients who are injured at work and are battling their employers for the benefits they are entitled to under the State of California Division of Workers’ Compensation laws. Our lawyers are highly accomplished in workers’ compensation representation and can help… Read More »