Outdoor Safety Essentials: 7 Tips for Working Safely in the Open Air

May 24, 2024

While working outdoors, you can face unique hazards and dangers. No matter which industry you’re in—construction, landscaping, agriculture, or any other—you must prioritize your safety and health by preventing accidents. In this entry, we’ll explain some tips for you to follow: Dress Properly Wearing protective equipment is the first thing you can do to keep…

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Work-Related Accidents Beyond the Workplace

May 10, 2024

When thinking about a work-related accident, most people imagine an incident occurring while performing their job, perhaps even engaging in a risky task. But that’s not the extent of it. If an individual experiences physical, emotional, and financial distress due to an activity outside their workplace, it can still be considered work-related, granting them the right…

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The 3 Most Common Types of Workers’ Compensation Claims

April 26, 2024

Worker’s compensation, or labor compensation, is a system designed to provide support and benefits to employees who suffer injuries or illnesses due to their work duties. These injuries can occur unexpectedly and without warning at any time during the workday and during additional tasks or events. In this note, we will explore the most common…

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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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