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How to avoid a delay in workers' compensation benefits

Suffering a workplace injury in California can cause you quite a bit of stress. The situation can get even worse if the benefits are delayed for any reason. Today, we will look at how you can avoid a delay in workers' compensation benefits if you are injured on the job in Stanislaus.

Work-related back injuries will just get worse if you ignore them

Modern American culture prizes independence and toughness. It's little surprise then, that so many people who get hurt at work try to stick it out and ignore their injuries. People often think that if they ignore minor symptoms, they will go away over time. While that may be true in the case of a cold or other minor illness, the same is not always true for injuries. In fact, ignoring them can lead to worsening symptoms over time.

An overview of trench safety in California

Working at a construction site where trenches are present can be incredibly dangerous. Trenches need to be built carefully and then maintained so that workers in and around them do not suffer injuries or even death. When you go to work each day in California with trenches, you need to know how to safely perform your job duties.

Looking at workers' compensation fraud in California

Workers' compensation benefits are vital to the health and well-being of the California workforce. Thousands of employers offer these benefits to their employees in Stanislaus and throughout the state. The best thing about workers' compensation insurance in California is that it is a no-fault system, which means workers don't have to prove that their injury was caused by someone else. A big issue facing workers' compensation is fraud.

Tips for preventing power tool accidents on the job

Power tools are important pieces of equipment that are used in almost every facet of construction. You can't walk onto a construction site without hearing the hum of a saw or the compressed air of a staple gun.

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Making a false or fraudulent workers’ compensation claim is a felony subject to 5 years in prison or up to $50,000 or double the value of the fraud, whichever is greater, or by both imprisonment and fine.

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