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    San Diego Workers’ Compensation Billboards Seek to Inform

    By Kenton Koszdin Law Office on November 19, 2012
    In Workers Compensation

    If you spend time in San Diego County, you may have seen a new billboard featuring a workers’ compensation message. The billboards remind workers that their employers are required by law to have workers’ compensation coverage, and they provide a phone number for workers to call for more information. The billboards are sponsored by the San… Read More

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently announced the top ten most-cited workplace safety violations in 2012. Any of these violations could lead to a potentially serious on-the-job injury or illness. The most often-cited workplace violations in 2012 included: Lack of general fall protection, like guardrails, harnesses, or safety nets; Lack of proper communication about physical,… Read More

    The short answer to this question is no: California workers’ compensation does not cover independent contractors. In order to be covered by your employer’s workers’ compensation coverage in California, you must be an employee, not a contractor. However, there is no single hard rule that determines who is and who is not an “employee.” It’s important to… Read More

    Each year, thousands of California teenagers take on full- or part-time jobs as a way to earn money, save for college, or gain valuable employment experience. Just like workers of any age, young workers can and do suffer injuries while on the job. In California, employees under age 18 may qualify for CA workers’ compensation benefits if… Read More

    California workers’ compensation insurance benefits cover five basic areas. All of these benefits are designed to help treat the on the job injury or illness you have suffered in order to get you back to work if possible, or to provide assistance if it is impossible for you to work after an accident or illness…. Read More

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