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Repetitive Motion Injuries at Work

Article: Repetitive Motion Injuries at Work

Injuries that develop over time after continuously performing a task for weeks, months, or years are called repetitive motion injuries.

Contesting a Permanent Disability Rating

Article: Contesting a Permanent Disability Rating

If you think that your doctor did not properly assess your injuries, you can request a second opinion from a different doctor.

Long Workdays and Lack of Sleep Increase Work Injury Risk

Article: Long Workdays and Lack of Sleep Increase Work Injury Risk

The strongest way to fight work-related fatigue and drowsiness is to get at least 7 hours of sleep at night.  Wishful thinking?

Second Opinions in Workers' Compensation Claims

Article: Second Opinions in Workers' Compensation Claims

Injured workers in California do have the option to seek second and third opinions if they are unhappy with their diagnosis or treatment.

Work-Related Permanent Injuries

Article: Work-Related Permanent Injuries

When further medical treatment will not improve an injured worker's condition, he or she may be declared permanent and stationary.

Prop 22 Ruled Unconstitutional, Appeal Expected

Article: Prop 22 Ruled Unconstitutional, Appeal Expected

Last Friday, a California judge found Prop 22 unconstitutional.  Prop 22 advocates have declared an intent to appeal the ruling.

Workers' Compensation is Available to Every Worker

Article: Workers' Compensation is Available to Every Worker

Citizens, immigrants, and even undocumented immigrants all have access to workers' compensation in the event of an injury in California.

Injured Workers Are Protected, Even if Employer Is Uninsured

Article: Injured Workers Are Protected, Even if Employer Is Uninsured

Applying for workers' compensation benefits through UEBTF is not the same as pursuing a workers' compensation claim through insurance.