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 June, 2016 Blog Home California's Weekly Average Wage Rises Posted By Law Offices of Wax & Wax || 30-Jun-2016 The California Workers’ Compensation Institute has reported that the State Average Weekly Wage increased slightly over two percent during the 2014-15 year. This will have a significant impact on disability claims and awards in the 2016 calendar year, as it will increase weekly payments awards that are tied to the State Average Weekly Wage. California workers’ compensation claims use ... Share This Post: Continue Reading Do You Need an Attorney For a Work-Related Injury? Posted By Alan J. Wax || 10-Jun-2016 The Laws and Regulations have dramatically changed in workers’ compensation. The changes that have occurred have made it tough to navigate and handle a workers’ compensation claim. When one is injured on the job, it is crucial and necessary to report the injury to one’s employer, manager, supervisor or person in charge. A special form must be completed at the time/moment of ... Share This Post: Continue Reading "Can I Receive Workers' Comp Benefits Permanently?" Posted By Law Offices of Wax & Wax || 8-Jun-2016 "How long can I receive benefits?" This question is usually on the forefront of injured worker's minds (not to mention their families') following their decision to pursue a workers' compensation claim. In most cases, successful claims provide benefits until the worker fully recovers and returns to work. But what about cases in which the injury is especially serious and the ... Share This Post: Continue Reading 3 results found. Viewing page 1 of 1.