Aug 8 Assembly Member Blanca Rubio Calls for an Audit of the California Workers' Comp System Aug 1 CAAA Provides Commentary on MTUS & EBM to Department of Industrial Relations Jul 24 Rotator Cuff Injuries - Causes, Symptoms & Treatments Jul 19 Workers' Comp Insurance Rating Bureau Release Annual State of the System Report Jul 12 Employer Responsibilities to Provide Workers' Comp Insurance Jul 3 California Requirements for Returning to Work After an Injury Jun 28 What Workers' Comp Benefits Am I Entitled To? Jun 19 What Is Ergonomics? Reaching MMI: What's Next According to the American Medical Association, Medical Maximum Improvement (MMI) is defined as “the point at which ... When is Sexual Harassment a Workers' Comp Claim? Nobody deserves to have their personal space or comfort violated, least of all in a professional work environment. ... Scaffolding Accidents - What You Need to Know Scaffolding accidents account for thousands of injuries every year in the U.S. Employers have a responsibility to ... 5 Most Common Wear & Tear Injuries in the Workplace Wear and tear injuries, also known as repetitive stress injuries, develop over time and often grow worse if not treated. ... 2018 (27 posts) August (2 posts) July (4 posts) June (5 posts) May (3 posts) April (3 posts) March (3 posts) February (3 posts) January (4 posts) 2017 (41 posts) December (3 posts) November (10 posts) October (6 posts) September (6 posts) August (4 posts) June (1 posts) May (2 posts) April (2 posts) March (2 posts) February (3 posts) January (2 posts) 2016 (24 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 (1 posts) Construction Injuries (1) Employer Retaliation (1) Ergonomics (1) Firm News (7) Hints & Tips (7) In the News (5) Inadequate Training (1) Occupational Diseases (2) Occupational Hearing Loss (1) Repetitive Stress Injuries (6) Scaffolding Accidents (1) Social Security Disability (1) Toxic Exposure (1) Workers' Compensation (77) Recent Posts Most Popular Archives Categories Blog Posts in July, 2016 Blog Home Worker's Comp Claims Can Hang On A Word Posted By Law Offices of Wax & Wax || 18-Jul-2016 Just how sensitive are workers' compensation claims once contested by a claimant or employer? As Business Insurance reports, a number of major California workers' comp cases this year came down to the interpretation of a single word or phrase. Take the case of Travelers Casualty & Surety Co. et al. v. Workers' Compensation Appeals Board and Mark Dreher. The claimant was a ... Share This Post: Continue Reading New Lawsuit Claims CA Workers' Comp Discriminates Against Women Posted By Law Offices of Wax & Wax || 11-Jul-2016 A new lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court asserts that our state's workers' compensation system discriminates against women. As CBS Los Angeles reports, the suit contends that medical evaluators and guidelines rely on stereotypes that diminish the gravity of female worker injuries, resulting in fewer benefits. The suit, which is seeking class-action status, was filed by a ... Share This Post: Continue Reading 2 results found. Viewing page 1 of 1.