As a Californian who has been out of work for a while due to a work-related injury, you may find the readjustment period quite a challenge. The Law Offices of Hussain & Gutierrez are here to help you work through this adjustment and get back on your feet again.
Like other first responders, fire fighters put their lives in jeopardy every time they go to work. The environments and circumstances in which they find themselves could cause them harm at any time. Even though the fatality and injury numbers for 2017 were the lowest since the National Fire Protection Association began keeping tabs on these statistics, 60 fire fighters lost their lives and 58,835 suffered a variety of injuries as reported by participating public fire departments.
If you work in the California construction industry, the average amount of time you could spend away from work if you suffer an injury is 10 days. Depending on your injuries, you could spend a significantly higher amount of time away from work.
As an employee in California who spends time surrounded by heavy equipment and dangerous machinery, your work comes with plenty of risks. Crush injuries are one of said risks. How can a crush injury affect your overall quality of life, especially if it's severe?
When you decided you wanted to earn your living working as a California nurse, you may have done so out of an inherent desire to help others. Regrettably, however, well-intentioned nurses are increasingly experiencing on-the-job violence, which is a more prevalent issue in most health-care settings than you may like to think.
If you work anywhere that takes you near wildlife or even outside regularly, you might be at risk of being bitten by a deer tick, which most Californians know by now can carry Lyme disease. This bacterial illness is known for being difficult to diagnose, causing symptoms that can reduce the quality of life for many who can go for months or years before they finally figure out what is making them feel so terrible.