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September 2013 Archives

Labor unions concerned about workers compensation legislation

Our readers may be aware of the ongoing problems the NFL faces as a result of players who have developed mental, emotional and physical problems due to repeated concussions. That, at least in part, has led many players to seek out workers' compensation to cover costs for treatment, particularly in California, where the rules for filing claims have been lax, until recently.

Maintenance workers injured in big rig crash

Injuries are possible in any working environment, but obviously, there are some industries that carry more risk than others. In these industries, which include construction, logging, animal processing, and nursing, it is important for workers to understand their rights to compensation when harm transpires.

CA nurses receive additional coverage for workplace injuries

Nearly 10,500 California nurses at 27 different facilities, and an additional 1,200 nurses in Nevada, recently struck an agreement with San Francisco-based Dignity Health. Negotiations on the contract were reportedly aimed at balancing the needs of employees with the challenges the health care system faces in the current economy.

NFL facing troubles over brain injuries

In the midst of all the brain-injury hubbub in the NFL, it sometimes seems as if everybody is trying to get a piece of the action. That, at least, is what Deion Sanders said back in February during the Superbowl pregame show. Ironically, or perhaps hypocritically, Sanders himself filed a workers' comp claim in California back in 2010, citing head trauma and other injuries that occurred during his time with the Cowboys.

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