Written & Edited By: Cecily Johnson, Legal Assistant & Public Relations Assistant Manager Most work injuries are minor and only have a short-term effect on employment. People burn themselves, cut themselves or maybe break a bone. They need a day or a couple of...
Post-traumatic stress disorder is a situation that sometimes arises when someone goes through a very traumatic event and they can't mentally and emotionally recover from it. This is a well-researched medical condition, and that research started with soldiers who came...
Many occupations run a high risk of their employees suffering from knee injuries. In many cases, minor knee pain and injures can be relieved with self-care measures, physical therapy, and knee braces. However, in some cases surgery or more serious medical care is required. In any situation, employers should be providing tools and safety measures to prevent such injures from occurring.
When it comes to getting the medical care you require after a work injury, increasing your knowledge is wise. Navigating through your complex workers’ compensation claim can be tricky! Especially, when deadlines are critical to your physical and financial wellbeing. However, you don’t have to do it alone. An experienced advocate can help you learn more and guide you in the right direction.
It’s not uncommon for workers to suffer intracranial hematomas during an on-the-job accident. Knowing how they occur can help you avoid them. Then, navigating through your complex workers’ compensation claim can be tricky! Especially, when deadlines are critical to your physical and financial wellbeing. However, you don’t have to do it alone. An experienced advocate can help you learn more and guide you in the right direction.
Workplace spinal cord injuries can happen in many different ways — and they can have varying levels of medical consequences. Such injuries often require hospitalization, surgery and rehabilitative care. You will also likely need an extended leave of absence. Which means you need disability pay until you can return to work. Before you try to negotiate a settlement for your injury, you need to think about what it will cost.
Many types of employment require you to perform a repetitive task continuously throughout the workday. Over time, repetitive motion may result in cumulative trauma or injury. Since these injuries are formed over time, they can lead to chronic pain and other serious complications. Here is what you need to know:
You were hurt on the job, and you’ve been off work for a while. Initially, the doctor you’ve been seeing through your company’s medical provider network (MPN) seemed okay, but now you’re no longer convinced that they have your best interests at heart. So, what are your options?
Many jobs require the use of a ladder. They provide quick access things out of reach. They are cheaper and faster to set up than scaffolding or ropes and harnesses. They can easily be moved between sites and do not take a lot of space to store. However, these convenience factors can come at a cost to safety
The Law Offices of Butts & Johnson has been a fundamental firm in the Bay Area community for over 30 years. As a firm, we are proud to represent the dedicated members of our workforce in their complicated workers' compensation claims. As community members, we...