Causes of Lung Disease and Respiratory Injuries From Work

Causes of Lung Disease and Respiratory Injuries From Work

Workers are often left with permanent impairment to the respiratory system that can make it challenging to live a normal life. Fortunately, employees who suffer from work-related lung diseases are eligible for workers’ compensation to collect medical and wage loss benefits.

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Janitor or Cleaning Professional Injured at Work? Here's What to Do

Janitor or Cleaning Professional Injured at Work? Here's What to Do

The Law Office of Gerald Brody & Associates of San Diego has helped countless janitors and cleaning professionals who have been hurt at work collect the compensation they need to recover, and we can help you, too. Learn more here.

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Common Workplace Injuries for Women | Women and Workplace Safety

Common Workplace Injuries for Women | Women and Workplace Safety

Women make up 50% of the American workforce yet account for less than half of all workplace injuries. Females face some unique challenges in the workplace that put them at greater risk of certain injuries than their male colleagues. Here are the most common workplace injuries for women.

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Most Common Electrocution Work Injuries | Electrical Shock Lawsuits

Most Common Electrocution Work Injuries | Electrical Shock Lawsuits

From computer equipment to heavy machinery, almost everyone encounters electricity in the workplace. While it helps us get the job done, electricity can also pose a serious hazard to our health and safety. Here we list the most common electrocution work injuries and electrical shock lawsuits.

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Fell Off a Roof at Work in San Diego | Should You Sue?

Fell Off a Roof at Work in San Diego | Should You Sue?

In a vast majority of cases, an employee cannot sue his or her employer for a roof fall injury in California. There are only a few instances where an injured employee can sue his or her employer. Learn more here.

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Hurt on the Job? Here's How Long the Employer Has to Drug Test Post-Accident

Hurt on the Job? Here's How Long the Employer Has to Drug Test Post-Accident

It’s not uncommon for an employer to require a drug test after a workplace accident. This is called post injury drug testing, and the results can affect your eligibility for workers’ compensation. Here's how long the employer has to drug test post-accident.

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Workplace Machine & Equipment Injuries - What to Do Next

Workplace Machine & Equipment Injuries - What to Do Next

Injuries from machinery accidents make up 25 percent of all workplace incidents and every seven seconds a worker is injured on the job. If you have been hurt in a machinery accident at work, you’re probably wondering what to do next. Learn more here.

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Retail Workers Suffer Higher Injury Rate Than Construction Industry

Retail Workers Suffer Higher Injury Rate Than Construction Industry

What many retail workers don’t realize is that it is illegal for employers to retaliate because an employee reports an injury. Not only can retail workers keep their jobs, but those who file for workers’ compensation may also receive benefits that will pay for their medical costs.

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6 Most Dangerous Jobs in California

6 Most Dangerous Jobs in California

A surprising 376 California workers died on the job in 2016, according to data from the California Department of Industrial Relations. That’s more than one work-related death per day on average. But which jobs are the riskiest of all? Here’s a look at the six most dangerous jobs in California.

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Increased Workplace Accidents During Daylight Savings Time

Increased Workplace Accidents During Daylight Savings Time

Evidence suggests that time changes like daylight savings can increase the frequency of work injuries. This has especially been shown to be the case following the start of daylight savings in the spring where Americans ‘spring ahead’ and lose an hour against the clock. Learn more.

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Does Workers’ Comp Insurance Cover Car Accidents?

Does Workers’ Comp Insurance Cover Car Accidents?

At the Law Office of Gerald Brody & Associates in San Diego, our attorneys specialize in workers’ compensation law and have the knowledge and experience to help you collect maximum benefits for your injuries. Schedule your free case evaluation and see if your car accident injuries qualify.

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