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Why is your workers’ compensation claim delayed?
When you claim workers’ compensation benefits, you and your employer may disagree about appropriate treatment options or the extent to which your injury resulted from the job. The California Division of Workers’ Compensation has a process for resolving such disputes, but the state auditor has faulted DWC for significant deficiencies in this process.  A report issued by […]
On behalf of Mitchell Law Corporation
| March 17, 2020

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Common causes of workplace accidents and injuries
Workplace accidents are any uncontrolled or unplanned events that can potentially cause physical harm to workers on the job. Although some workplace accidents are preventable, they still occur, leading to injuries and, in some cases, fatalities. Some occupations and workplaces pose greater risks to employees than others. According to the National Safety Council, the industries with […]
On behalf of Mitchell Law Corporation
| March 5, 2020

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How do you prevent scaffolding injuries?
California construction workers often use scaffolding in projects. Scaffolding has the potential to be very dangerous. It is important to use scaffolding with proper safety precautions in mind. Supervisors and workers alike can also do many things to help improve the safety of these. The United States Department of Labor looks at crucial components of scaffolding […]
On behalf of Mitchell Law Corporation
| February 28, 2020

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Detailing the Fatal Four
Many people in San Diego may choose to forgo the confines of a typical office setting when choosing their career paths and instead opt for a job that allows them to work in a wide range of environments. The construction industry offers this, which is no doubt why its popularity amongst those entering the workforce […]
On behalf of Mitchell Law Corporation
| February 25, 2020

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What should you know about carpal tunnel syndrome?
California workers tend to strain their hands and wrists. This is often a result of falling into patterns of repetitive motion. If you repeat a motion often enough, it can lead to repetitive stress injuries (RSIs). One of the most well-known RSI is carpal tunnel syndrome.  Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) impacts workers in a way […]
On behalf of Mitchell Law Corporation
| February 3, 2020

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How does carpal tunnel syndrome change your life?
Are you a worker in California who engages in repetitive daily motion? This can come in many forms. Secretaries type all day, hair dressers cut and cashiers are always scanning items. Many of us do not even notice how repetitive our actions are at work. That is, until we have to deal with carpal tunnel […]
On behalf of Mitchell Law Corporation
| January 31, 2020

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What are the most frequent causes of workplace injuries?
When you consider eligible claims for workers’ compensation, you may think in terms of broken bones resulting from a fall from scaffolding or a brain injury due to a collision on the job site. You are partially right, but there are other frequent causes of workplace injuries and the results may surprise you. Everyday happenings […]
On behalf of Mitchell Law Corporation
| January 13, 2020

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Gig economy law aims to support workers
Over the last couple of decades, many companies in California have come to rely heavily on the use of freelance labor and talent instead of hiring people on as employees. To some, this designation appears meaningless, but that is far from the case. People classified as employees have access to a myriad of benefits, like […]
On behalf of Mitchell Law Corporation
| January 4, 2020

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Could you die from a work-related issue off the clock?
When you think of a work injury, you likely think about accidents while working that hurt you physically. You may think about breaking your arm or falling and injuring your back. While these are great examples of work-related injuries in California, they are not the only type of injury that exist. Sometimes, a work injury […]
On behalf of Mitchell Law Corporation
| December 12, 2019

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Is my employer mislabeling me as an independent contractor?
Employees have the right to seek workers’ compensation benefits in the state of California. However, some employers may attempt to get around this requirement by classifying their workers as independent contractors, who are not eligible for workers’ comp. Still, just because an employer says you are an independent contractor does not make it so. You […]
On behalf of Mitchell Law Corporation
| December 2, 2019

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