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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Opioid Addiction Increasing in Construction Sites, Factories, & Warehouses

Opioid Addiction Increasing in Construction Sites, Factories, & Warehouses

Workers who are injured in construction sites, factories, and warehouses are often prescribed opioids to relieve the pain. Unfortunately, workers are becoming addicted to these powerful drugs and suffering severe consequences to their health, relationships, and jobs as a result.

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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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Falls From Height on a Construction Site: Scaffolding and Ladders

Falls From Height on a Construction Site: Scaffolding and Ladders

Every day, construction workers leave their homes to work in extremely dangerous conditions. If you suffer an accident, you have 30 days from the date of your injury to file a claim, but the sooner you can report your injury, the better your chances of recovering the full benefits you deserve.

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Types of Construction Accidents Causing the Highest Workers' Comp Claims

Types of Construction Accidents Causing the Highest Workers' Comp Claims

A job in the construction industry is extremely dangerous. Here are the types of construction accidents causing the highest workers' comp claims by The Law Office of Gerald D. Brody & Associates in San Diego.

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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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Road Worker Injured in an Accident? “Slow for the Cone Zone”

Road Worker Injured in an Accident? “Slow for the Cone Zone”

The California Department of Transportation uses the phrase “Slow for the Cone Zone” to promote safety awareness for roadside construction workers. The attorneys at Gerald D. Brody & Associates are willing and able to assist for roadside construction worker injuries.

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