Feb 14 Should I See a Doctor After an On-the-Job Accident? Feb 5 Understanding the Long-Term Effects of Toxic Exposure Jan 30 Can I Receive Workers' Compensation for an Occupational Disease? Jan 18 Understanding Employer Retaliation Laws in California Jan 17 Insurance Companies Seek to Weaken Cumulative Trauma Injury Claims Jan 9 Common Construction Site Injuries - What You Need to Know Dec 29 Reaching MMI: What's Next Dec 21 Can I Appeal a Workers' Comp Denial? 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. ... Should I See a Doctor After an On-the-Job Accident? Whether you tripped and fell at work, or you were hit by a falling object at a construction site, it is always a good ... Can I Get Workers' Comp If I Quit My Job? Accidents happen, but when they do, it always seems like it’s at the most inopportune time. What if you’ve ... 2018 (7 posts) February (2 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) Firm News (5) Hints & Tips (3) In the News (4) Occupational Diseases (2) Repetitive Stress Injuries (3) Toxic Exposure (1) Workers' Compensation (65) 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.