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5 Tips to Prevent Workplace Injuries

April 12, 2024

Regardless of the industry type, every job has risks to workers’ physical well-being. For the employer, it should be a priority to ensure that safety standards are met to prevent accidents resulting in work-related injuries or illnesses. In this note, we will explore how employers and employees can collaborate to create a safer, injury-free work…

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Does Workers’ Compensation Law Allow for a Change of Doctor?

March 22, 2024

The workers’ compensation system is designed to protect and assist workers who have suffered injuries or illnesses related to their job duties. While the system selects a doctor to treat the worker, it’s important to clarify that the worker can change to another doctor. This article will explore the circumstances under which this is possible.…

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Fall Prevention: Planning, Provision, and Training

March 8, 2024

Falls in the workplace are prevalent accidents, and in many cases, they are also preventable. That’s why, regardless of the type of work you do, having safety and prevention policies becomes an essential priority to maintain employee health. To achieve this, we can define specific steps that companies take to avoid them and thus ensure…

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The Importance of Having a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer: Protecting Your Labor Rights

February 26, 2024

Unfortunately, accidents and injuries are very common in the workplace and can occur suddenly, significantly impacting the worker’s life. Not only at a professional level but also personally, as depending on the injury, serious consequences may arise that affect their day-to-day life. That’s why, in these difficult times, having a specialized workers’ compensation lawyer is…

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The Insurance Company Wants Me To Settle My Worker’s Comp Case, Should I Settle?

October 30, 2023

In the labyrinthine world of workers’ compensation claims in California, you might find yourself at a crossroads, questioning if it’s in your best interest to settle when the insurance company comes knocking. The Workers Compensation Attorneys at the Law Offices of Norman J. Homen, have assisted countless individuals in your position, and we’re here to…

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Industrial Cancer: Workers Rights and Compensation

October 17, 2023

In the booming world of California’s industries, unforeseen dangers can lurk in the very places we dedicate ourselves to daily. One of those hazards, often silent yet profoundly life-altering, is industrial cancer. The Workers Compensation Attorneys at the Law Offices of Norman J. Homen, understand the profound impact such a diagnosis can have on your…

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Common On-the-Job Injuries for Warehouse & Distribution Workers in California

October 9, 2023

Working in a warehouse or distribution center in California has its set of unique challenges and risks. The pace can be fast, the tasks demanding, and the environment sometimes less than ideal. While many employers do their best to maintain safety, accidents happen. The Workers Compensation Attorneys at the Law Offices of Norman J. Homen…

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Chronic Back Pain at Work? Know Your Workers Comp Rights

October 2, 2023

Chronic back pain is an ailment that affects a significant portion of the workforce, and it is often a direct result of occupational activities. If you’re suffering from chronic back pain and believe it’s because of your job, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits in California. At the Workers Compensation Attorneys at the…

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Traumatic Brain Injuries: Workers Compensation

October 2, 2023

A Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) can be life-altering, affecting not just the injured person but their families as well. TBIs are particularly concerning when they occur in the workplace, as they often involve additional complexities related to workers’ compensation claims. The Workers Compensation Attorneys at the Law Offices of Norman J. Homen, understand the challenges…

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Common On-The-Job Injuries For Nurses

September 22, 2023

In a profession dedicated to the care and well-being of others, it is an unfortunate reality that nurses often find themselves at risk. Despite not being categorized traditionally as a high-risk job, nursing demands both physical and emotional can sometimes lead to injuries. As Workers Compensation Attorneys at the Law Offices of Norman J. Homen,…

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