What is Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy?

What is Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy?

If you have ever broken a bone or dislocated your shoulder, you’ve witnessed the healing powers of the body. It may take some time, but the inflammation gradually fades and your range of motion returns to normal. But for someone who suffers from reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), the pain doesn’t go away after an initial injury heals.

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The History of Workers' Compensation Claims & Lawsuits

The History of Workers' Compensation Claims & Lawsuits

Have you ever wondered what happened to employees before workers’ compensation existed to protect their rights to medical treatment and paid time off? Surprisingly, workers’ compensation isn’t as modern a construct as you might think. Laws that outline compensation for injured workers date all the way back to 2050 B.C. Here’s a brief look at the history of workers’ compensation that shows how this system has become ingrained in the American workplace.

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Our Attorneys’ Thoughts on the Recent Indictments in Orange County

Our Attorneys’ Thoughts on the Recent Indictments in Orange County

A recent operation by the Orange County District Attorney’s office has resulted in indictments against 10 attorneys for involvement in a workers’ compensation-referral scheme. The scheme is described as involving an advertising company that would target primarily Hispanic areas touting workers’ compensation benefits available to people for filing a claim, whether valid or not.

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The 5 Most Common Workers’ Compensation Claims

The 5 Most Common Workers’ Compensation Claims

No one leaves for work in the morning expecting to get hurt. Unfortunately, many employees will experience a job-related injury at least once in their career. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, private industry companies reported about 2.9 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses in 2015.

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How is Gerald Brody & Associates Law Firm in San Diego Different?

How is Gerald Brody & Associates Law Firm in San Diego Different?

When you get hurt in a workplace accident, your world is flipped upside down. Because you depend on your income to support your family and pay the bills, worries about the future can quickly become overwhelming. At this point, you’ll start your search for a skilled and experienced workers’ compensation lawyer who can help you get the benefits you need.

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How Much Does it Cost to Hire a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer?

How Much Does it Cost to Hire a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer?

When you get injured or sick on the job, the financial blow can feel overwhelming. On top of paying for your medical bills, you’ll still have to find a way to support your family while you’re out of work. Fortunately, the workers’ compensation system exists to protect hard-working employees like you. In addition, hiring a workers’ compensation attorney to represent you throughout your case doesn’t have to cost a dime up front.

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Tips to Prevent Repetitive Stress and Strain Injuries in the Office

Tips to Prevent Repetitive Stress and Strain Injuries in the Office

Most people think of a workplace injury as a single, life-changing event. Most often, however, workplace injuries develop gradually from performing minor, repetitive movements over the course of weeks, months, and years. These injuries are called repetitive stress or strain injuries, and they’re one of the most frequently reported workplace injuries in office environments.

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