Recent Posts in Worker's Compensation Category

  • Corporations Cutting Benefits as they Ditch the Worker's Comp System

    Posted By Shea & Shea || 10-Nov-2015

    Workers’ compensation was founded on the idea that employers owe a duty to injured employees and their families. But now, a lawyer in Texas is helping corporations opt out of the workers’ compensation system and write their own rules on how to care for their employees. As can be expected, corporations are not making their employees a priority when they write their own rules. Many of ...
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  • OSHA Warns Construction Workers of Fall Hazards

    Posted By Shea & Shea || 5-Apr-2013

    Construction workers have one of the most dangerous jobs in the world. They are constantly working with heavy machinery at dangerous heights. They are also exposed to electricity, falling objects, and are constantly working with heavy pieces of lumber and other dangerous materials. While there are an abundance of dangers in construction, falls are considered the leading cause of death according to ...
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  • 9 Big Rigs Involved in Highway Crash

    Posted By Shea & Shea || 23-Oct-2012

    Near Santa Clarita, California, nine big rigs were involved in a recent accident on the truck route near the Newhall Pass. According to the local ABC station, the crash happened on the southbound 5 Freeway at the 14 bound Freeway connector. About nine big rigs were involved in the catastrophe, which was made up of two separate crashes near each other. The beginning of the calamity occurred when a ...
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  • Are California Worker's Getting the Compensation they Need?

    Posted By Shea & Shea || 15-Oct-2012

    California recently changed Worker’s Compensation laws, but this could have a negative impact on those who are injured on the job and are unable to work due to –permanent workplace injuries. According to PR Web, Senate Bill 863 declares that there will be significant changes to California’s Workers’ Compensation system in the next few years. The bill will reform the system ...
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  • The Inspector and the Safety: Results of an OHSA Report

    Posted By Shea & Shea || 27-Sep-2012

    It is federal law that your business place is inspected by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration on a regular basis in order to ensure that safety standards are being recognized. Recently, the OSHA has been curious to see how much of the safety recognized by an inspector is based on the way that that employee conducts the survey. Studies have shown that OSHA inspections can reduce the ...
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