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Before the Occupational Safety and Health Act, workers were afforded little to no protection from potential hazards in the workplace. The law was the culmination of efforts dating back to before the American Civil War. The Occupational Safety and Health… Read More

OSHA has established rules and regulations regarding the construction industry to help increase safety on construction sites. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is responsible for establishing safety rules for all employees regardless of industry. However, the construction industry presents… Read More

In the News: Workers’ Compensation

By Kenton Koszdin on September 18, 2018
In Workers Compensation News

The world of Workers’ Compensation has been changing, especially in California where 20% of the Worker’s Comp premium is generated. It is important to keep up with the importance of these changes by keeping up with California Workers’ Comp News…. Read More

Massage therapists have very strong hands, wrists and arms, job requirements when you spend your days kneading away tension and knots in your clients. But strength isn’t enough to prevent therapist injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome. Some massage techniques… Read More

If you have any questions about benefits related to Social Security Disability and workers’ compensation, call the Kenton Koszdin Law Office today! We’re here to help if you’ve suffered a workplace injury or disability. Many employees injured on the job… Read More

The California Supreme Court recently changed how companies classify workers as independent contractors vs. employees. The Court instituted an “ABC” test, similar to those currently in use in Massachusetts and New Jersey, to replace the prior 10-factor test for determining… Read More

Legislation to make sure that women with work-related breast cancer aren’t shortchanged on Workers’ Compensation (WC) claims is one step closer to being enacted. A KUSI Newsroom update reported that the bill, sponsored by State Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez Fletcher, intends… Read More

Greyhound Customized Ergonomic Training Reduces Injuries

By Kenton Koszdin Law Office on September 21, 2017
In Social Security Disability

With tailored ergonomic training, Greyhound Lines Inc. has reduced its Workers’ Compensation claims by 60% over the past 6 years. 70% of the company’s injuries are related to materials handling including lifting, twisting, pushing and pulling. With 7,000 employees, the company experienced… Read More

Seven workers were hurt in a Los Angeles construction accident when a section of the floor they were working on collapsed. According to an LA Downtown News report, the construction accident occurred at the South Park housing project in Downtown Los Angeles…. Read More

In 2012, a new medical review process was created to streamline disputes over approved care. The new law allowed independent doctors to resolve disputes without getting judges involved. According to Rawstory.com, however, the change led to tens of thousands of injured… Read More

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