Sep 25 When Is Workplace Violence Covered by Workers' Comp? Sep 16 What to Do if Your Workers' Compensation Claim Is Denied Sep 4 Can Contract Workers in California Start Asking for Benefits? Aug 28 Common First Responder Injuries Aug 15 Common Injuries Among Factory Workers Aug 1 Workplace Injury Risks for Electricians Jul 25 Can a Workers' Compensation Claim be Reopened? Jul 17 How are Workers' Compensation Payments Calculated? Drug Testing & Workplace Injuries: Burden of Proof Can a Drug Test Affect Your Workers’ Compensation Claim? The purpose of workers’ compensation insurance is ... Common Injuries Among Factory Workers Factory workers must deal with numerous safety hazards in their workplace that can potentially cause serious injury. ... Common First Responder Injuries Emergency medical technicians (EMTs), police officers, and firefighters all face serious injury risks each time they put ... What to Do if Your Workers' Compensation Claim Is Denied An unexpected injury can result in high medical bills, a growing credit card balance due to lost wages, and concerns ... 2019 (28 posts) September (3 posts) August (3 posts) July (3 posts) June (3 posts) May (4 posts) April (5 posts) February (4 posts) January (3 posts) 2018 (42 posts) December (3 posts) November (3 posts) October (3 posts) September (3 posts) August (5 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) Construction Injuries (3) Employer Retaliation (3) Ergonomics (1) Firm News (7) Hints & Tips (8) In the News (6) Inadequate Training (3) Insurance (2) Occupational Diseases (4) Occupational Hearing Loss (1) Repetitive Stress Injuries (11) Scaffolding Accidents (2) Social Security Disability (3) Toxic Exposure (3) Workers' Compensation (115) Recent Posts Most Popular Archives Categories Blog Posts in December, 2017 Blog Home Reaching MMI: What's Next Posted By Law Offices of Wax & Wax || 29-Dec-2017 According to the American Medical Association, Medical Maximum Improvement (MMI) is defined as “the point at which a condition has stabilized and is unlikely to change (i.e. improve or worsen) substantially in the next year, with or without treatment. Although signs and symptoms of the condition may way and wane over time, further overall recovery or deterioration is not anticipated.” ... Share This Post: Continue Reading Can I Appeal a Workers' Comp Denial? Posted By Law Offices of Wax & Wax || 21-Dec-2017 If you have filed a workers’ compensation claim and your request was denied, it means your claims administrator has decided that your injury or illness is not covered under California’s workers’ comp policies. Fortunately, that doesn’t mean you should give up just yet. First, you must figure out the reason why your claim was denied. It should be explained in the denial ... Share This Post: Continue Reading Social Security Disability Explained Posted By Law Offices of Wax & Wax || 14-Dec-2017 Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a Social Security program that pays monthly benefits to those who have become disabled before reaching the age of retirement and are not able to continue working. It is most commonly known as “workers disability.” To qualify for the SSDI program, it is required to have work a specific number of years in a job where you paid Social Security ... Share This Post: Continue Reading 3 results found. Viewing page 1 of 1.