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You have injured your back at work and must stay out for a few weeks. You know that your injury happened while lifting those boxes in the storeroom. But how can you prove to your employer’s Workers’ Compensation (WC) insurer that your injury happened on the job? One of the most crucial components of the… Read More

The Cumulative Trauma Injury

By Kenton Koszdin on October 24, 2018
In Workplace Injury

Are you suffering from an injury that you think may be linked to the work you do? If so, your suspicions are not necessarily unreasonable. The term “cumulative injury” refers to a range of conditions that are typically caused by repeated exposure or repetitive activities. Common examples of cumulative injuries include repetitive stress injuries (RSIs),… Read More

Common Work Injuries

By Kenton Koszdin on October 23, 2018
In Workplace Injury

Common work injuries can often result in the most debilitating disabilities. If you are one of the many people who have been injured while carrying out your normal work duties, there is a chance you may never work again. When you suffer a work injury, seeking and accepting medical treatment will stand by you in… Read More

Filing a Worker’s Compensation claim after sustaining workplace injuries or illnesses is a common procedure. Some cases may be open and shut, making it very easy for you to get your benefits while out of work recovering, and you simply go back to work when healed. However, some cases are not so easy to handle… Read More

10 Most Common Causes of Workplace Injuries

By Kenton Koszdin on August 31, 2018
In Workers Compensation

What would you guess is the most common type of Workers’ Compensation injury? If you guessed overexertion injuries, you would be right. This broad category includes those injuries related to lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling and holding. Every year, 3 million American workers suffer non-fatal injuries or illnesses that are job-related. However, in 2016, 5,180 workers… Read More

The Kenton Koszdin Law Office helps injured workers stay on their feet physically and financially. If you have a workers’ compensation claim, please do not hesitate to talk to an experienced workers’ compensation attorney. Time is of the essence! Failing to meet the 30-day deadline for filing a workers’ compensation claim could result in unreimbursed… Read More

About Repetitive Stress Injuries

By Kenton Koszdin on August 23, 2018
In Workers Compensation

Statistics show that 28 percent of all workplace injuries in California are repetitive stress and cumulative trauma injuries, the latter are other injurious conditions that develop over time, like hearing loss from over-exposure to loud machinery. This condition is caused by doing the same action(s) repeatedly again and again while working. The repetitive motion and… 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 including deep tissue work can lead to shoulder and neck strain. These injuries are caused… Read More

The Kenton Koszdin Law Office provides assistance in ensuring that all applicants and recipients receive all of the benefits to which they are entitled in Social Security Disability and workers’ compensation cases. Today’s blog discusses the dependents of a deceased worker who may be eligible for death benefits in California workers’ compensation cases. Workers’ compensation… Read More

Death benefits are payments made to a spouse, children or other dependents of an employee who dies from a work-related injury or illness. A deceased worker’s total dependents and partial dependents are eligible to receive workers’ compensation death benefits. A total dependent is defined as an individual who completely relied on the worker for financial support, while a partial dependent… Read More

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