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November 2019 Archives

City employee killed in fatal work-related accident

City workers in Northern California are a vital part of keeping the area running smoothly. Oftentimes, their contributions go unnoticed as people expect the municipalities to function even if repair and maintenance is needed. These jobs can be dangerous, with workers in harm's way as they perform their duties. When there is an accident, it can lead to serious injuries. In the worst-case scenario, there can be a fatality. When a family suffers the loss of a loved one in a fatal work-related accident, it will be a difficult time. To receive compensation for their loss, families may need to consider legal options.

7 pieces of essential safety equipment for industrial workers

Thousands of workers in factories and warehouses in and around San Jose suffer preventable workplace injuries each year. However, many of them do not realize that they are entitled to safe work environments in which they have access to all the necessary safety equipment. Although the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health requires compliance with prescribed safety standards, many employers regard safety equipment as unnecessary expenses.

Man falls and is seriously hurt in construction site accident

It is generally known that construction work in California and throughout the nation can be dangerous for workers. One of the biggest risks these workers face is falling from a significant height, but there are numerous dangerous situations in construction jobs. For people who have been hurt and are facing the prospect of missing extended time on the job due to injuries and will have medical bills, workers' compensation benefits can be a lifeline.

Construction accident statistics show rise in injuries

Construction is prevalent in the Bay Area and across California. There are many positives to this, including the number of jobs it provides and the solid pay and benefits the workers receive for that work. Still, there are inherent dangers with any type of construction work and, after a construction accident, it is imperative that workers and their families understand what steps are needed to get workers' compensation benefits. Having a grasp on the statistics for a work-related accident in the construction industry can be critical.

High rate of California workers get medical workers' compensation

Being injured on the job in California can not only cause physical issues, but it can be an emotional and financial rollercoaster. Medical expenses and lost wages is something workers' compensation benefits is expected to cover. However, being approved for the benefits can be a trying experience. If the process has sticking points with the Division of Workers' Compensation, or the employer or insurer seeks to deny the claim, it is important to understand legal options.

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