If an employee sustains an industrial injury while working, they can receive workers’ compensation benefits from their employer regardless of fault or negligence. However, in certain cases, the employee may have been injured by the fault or negligence of a third party. The injured worker is the first party, the employer is the second party,… Continue reading Did you consider third-party liability?
The dangers of the workplace for janitors cannot be ignored. Despite the efforts of the social movement Justice for Janitors, which began in 1985 and is organized under the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), janitors still have a high rate of workplace injuries. The demanding nature of a janitor’s job, which includes tasks such as… Continue reading The Risk of On-the-Job Injuries for Janitors
Workplace discrimination is a prevalent problem in the United States, where employees are treated unjustly or disadvantaged based on factors such as their race, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation or other characteristics. Discrimination comes in various forms like harassment, unequal pay, or not getting promoted or other opportunities. It is important to note that there… Continue reading Which groups are most frequently subjected to workplace discrimination in the United States?
The Demands of Customer Service Can Be Physically Demanding The hospitality industry is centered around providing exceptional customer service, and this pressure can have a significant impact on the well-being of employees. The focus is on meeting the wants and desires of patrons, rather than their basic needs, making the job of a hospitality worker… Continue reading Injuries sustained by Hospitality Industry Employees
The Challenges of Teaching Teachers play a vital role in shaping the lives of their students, but the profession also presents many challenges, such as dealing with difficult students, unhealthy classroom environments and unrealistic expectations from school administrators and parents. These challenges can escalate to the point where the lives of educators are at risk.… Continue reading Teachers and On the Job Injuries: More than Meets the Eye
A Hidden Danger Retail work may not seem hazardous, but it can be. Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are among the most common injuries for retail clerks, including those working as grocery store clerks, cashiers, pharmacy technicians, butchers, etc. MSDs affect the muscles, nerves, blood vessels, ligaments, and tendons. According to the Department of Labor, MSDs include… Continue reading Retail Clerks and Job-Related Injuries
RIVERSIDE LAWYERS TO OBTAIN DEATH BENEFITS FOR LYFT DRIVERS The death of a breadwinner or other earning member of a family can leave the family grief-stricken and either impoverished or struggling. The Riverside Workers’ Compensation Act was enacted to make it easier for workers injured on the job to recover compensation. Nevertheless, in practice, it… Continue reading DEATH BENEFITS FOR LYFT DRIVERS
RIVERSIDE LAWYERS HELPING INJURED EMPLOYEES Being a Lyft driver who was injured on the job, you may be anxious that you have no recourse. You may have signed a contract describing your independent contractor status, and Lyft may tell you that you’re not entitled to benefits. Nevertheless, in Riverside, there is an assumption that workers… Continue reading WORKERS’ COMPENSATION HEARINGS FOR LYFT DRIVERS
RIVERSIDE LAWYERS FOR RIDESHARE WORKERS HARMED ON THE JOB If you drive for Lyft and have turned paralyzed for a long-term phase due to a work injury, you may be undergoing a panacea about your possibilities. You may already sign an agreement with Lyft mentioning that you are not an employee, and that’s why you… Continue reading Vocational Rehabilitation for Injured Lyft Drivers
RIVERSIDE LAWYERS FOR INJURED RIDESHARE WORKERS If in case you are a Lyft driver, you may experience the dangers of the critical wound during driving customers. No matter if you break both your legs in a crash or suffer from a cracked spinal disk during driving for a long period duration, you might require medical… Continue reading Temporary and Total Disabilities for Lyft Drivers