Blog Posts in October, 2017

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  • Common Work-Related Shoulder Injuries

    Posted By Law Offices of Wax & Wax || 30-Oct-2017

    One of the most common occupational hazards is shoulder injuries. While OSHA has a detailed set of guidelines to help prevent these kinds of injuries, many workers continue to suffer from should injuries caused by their job duties. Employees who work long hours using repetitive arm movements are at high risk of sustaining a shoulder injury. In this bog, we explain some of the common types of ...
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  • Governor Brown Vetoes AB 570, Citing Gender Discrimination

    Posted By Law Offices of Wax & Wax || 20-Oct-2017

    Workers’ compensation law won’t be getting any major changes anytime soon, as the only major piece of legislation to reach Governor Brown’s desk after this year’s legislative session has been vetoed. AB 570 has been vetoed, with the Governor writing a fairly lengthy explanation letter for his decision in returning the bill to the State Assembly without his signature. ...
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  • Work-Related Skin Disorders

    Posted By Law Offices of Wax & Wax || 16-Oct-2017

    When your skin comes into contact with dangerous substances or chemicals, you can be exposed to various diseases and injuries that can have lifetime effects on your skin and body. Skin exposure can happen through contact with cleaning products, oils, paints, adhesives, welding fumes, wet cement, and wood dust. Prolonged or frequent contact with water can also cause damage to one’s skin. Some ...
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  • How Long Does A Workers' Comp Case Take?

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

    Although the workers’ comp system is intended to streamline the compensation process for injured workers, a common complaint among people filing their claims is that the process moves at too slowly of a pace. In this blog, we explain how long the average workers’ comp case can take and the factors that can impact the length of a case. Average Duration According to a recent survey, the ...
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  • How Can I Make My Workers' Comp Case Move Along Faster?

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

    After you have filed for workers’ compensation benefits, it can seem like an eternity before your case begins to see any signs of progress. Workers' comp cases take some time and require a good amount of patience. In fact, the cases commonly take serval months before a resolution can be reached. Although workers’ compensation cases can be lengthy, there are a few things that you ...
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  • CAAA Workers' Compensation Newsletter

    Posted By Law Offices of Wax & Wax || 3-Oct-2017

    This month’s California Applicants’ Attorneys Association Workers’ Compensation Newsletter presented a number of important subjects, ranging from news topics, events, informative pieces, and more. The newsletter opens with a piece titled Senator Steven Bradford: Aiming At the Racist Heart of Appointment, in which he highlights the racist undertones of the apportionment regime in ...
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