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  • How to Use an Emergency Eyewash Station

    Posted By Law Offices of Wax & Wax || 23-May-2017

    The first few seconds after exposure to a hazardous, corrosive chemical are crucial. Do not hesitate to use the emergency eye wash station since delaying treatment may result in permanent eye damage. Once you reach the eye wash station, follow these important steps: Push the level. The eyewash unit will activate with one single motion. The dust cover will pop off and the flushing fluid will start ...
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  • $40 Million Workers' Compensation Scam in Orange County

    Posted By Law Offices of Wax & Wax || 11-May-2017

    When you visit your doctor to obtain a diagnosis for the full extent of your work injury and to receive the proper treatment for maximum recovery, the last thing on your mind is being taken advantage of. However, it has occurred to more than 13,000 patients in Orange County, costing them $40 million in workers’ compensation insurance. Last month, Orange County authorities uncovered the scam ...
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  • What Is and Isn't Eligible for Workers' Compensation

    Posted By Law Offices of Wax & Wax || 18-Apr-2017

    If you are seeking workers’ compensation benefits, you must demonstrate that your injury or illness is work-related. Although the “work-related” requirement may appear to be a straight-forward rule, it can be complex. Situations that are considered “work-related” when an injury occurs include: Preexisting conditions – If you have a preexisting condition and your ...
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  • How To Dispute An Impairment Rating In A California Workers' Comp Claim

    Posted By Law Offices of Wax & Wax || 5-Apr-2017

    Disputing an impairment rating in a California workers’ compensation claim is a very complicated ordeal. Always remember that the first impairment rating must be disputed within 90 days or you will likely get stuck with it. There are two ways to dispute an impairment rating: one is to request a designated doctor, and the second is to request a benefit review conference. The hard part is ...
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  • Filing Workers' Comp: A Step-by-Step Guide

    Posted By Law Offices of Wax & Wax || 28-Mar-2017

    If you have sustained an injury on the job, you have the right to recover benefits under California’s Workers Compensation Act. Under this act, it is mandatory for employers to provide medical treatment and pay workers’ compensation benefits to any injured employee. You are obligated to file a claim for workers’ comp benefits in a timely manner. Failing to do so can jeopardize ...
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