May 23 How to Use an Emergency Eyewash Station May 11 $40 Million Workers' Compensation Scam in Orange County Apr 18 What Is and Isn't Eligible for Workers' Compensation Apr 5 How To Dispute An Impairment Rating In A California Workers' Comp Claim Mar 28 Filing Workers' Comp: A Step-by-Step Guide Mar 7 Work-Related Car Accidents Jan 26 Occupational Hearing Loss Jan 10 Chemical Exposure on the Job: What You Need to Know "Can I Receive Workers' Comp Benefits Permanently?" "How long can I receive benefits?" This question is usually on the forefront of injured worker's minds ... Do You Need an Attorney For a Work-Related Injury? The Laws and Regulations have dramatically changed in workers’ compensation. The changes that have occurred have ... California's Weekly Average Wage Rises The California Workers’ Compensation Institute has reported that the State Average Weekly Wage increased slightly ... New Lawsuit Claims CA Workers' Comp Discriminates Against Women A new lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court asserts that our state's workers' compensation system ... 2017 (8 posts) May (2 posts) April (2 posts) March (2 posts) January (2 posts) 2016 (25 posts) December (1 posts) November (2 posts) October (2 posts) September (2 posts) August (2 posts) July (2 posts) June (3 posts) May (2 posts) April (2 posts) March (2 posts) February (3 posts) January (2 posts) 2015 (5 posts) December (2 posts) November (2 posts) October (1 posts) Firm News (2) Workers' Compensation (31) Recent Posts Most Popular Archives Categories Blog Posts in October, 2016 Blog Home Report: Lawmakers Should Consider Federal Workers' Comp Intervention Posted By Law Offices of Wax & Wax || 20-Oct-2016 A new report from the Labor Department is recommending that lawmakers explore the possibility of federal oversight of our state workers' compensation systems. That recommendation comes after confirming that many of our workers' compensation programs all across the country are failing our injured workers. As NPR and ProPublica report, the Labor Department has found that, over the last ... Share This Post: Continue Reading Can I Be Fired for Filing a Workers' Comp Claim? Posted By Law Offices of Wax & Wax || 4-Oct-2016 If you have been injured on the job, you are dealing with enough. You should be focusing on your recovery, not fearing retaliation from your employer. California law recognizes this necessity and has included protections for workers who have filed workers’ compensation claims in its Labor Code. The law states: “Any employer who discharges, or threatens to discharge, or in any manner ... Share This Post: Continue Reading 2 results found. Viewing page 1 of 1.