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Tag: work injury

August 4, 2022 | Tips & Information

Hot Summer Days Associated With Increase In Workplace Injuries And Accidents, Study Shows

You are more likely to be injured at work during 90- and 100-degree days. That’s bad news for Kern County workers, whose hot summer days seem never-ending. A UCLA study …

November 17, 2021 | Tips & Information

What Benefits Are Available for Injured Or Sick Workers?

California adopted workers’ compensation laws to help and protect workers if they become ill or injured as a direct result of their jobs. But many people don’t realize the different …

August 4, 2021 | Tips & Information

Nearly one-third of nation’s Valley Fever cases are in the Central Valley. What you should know about the fungal disease, and how to stay safe.

About 10,000 cases of Valley Fever are reported every year nationwide, according to the Centers for Disease Control, with about 30% of cases occurring in the Central Valley. So it’s …

June 23, 2021 | Tips & Information, Video

The Reasons You Should Contact An Attorney If You’ve Been Injured On The Job

You get hurt on the job: What should you do, and when should you contact an attorney? Chain | Cohn | Clark work injury attorney Jim Yoro explains in a …

August 21, 2019 | Tips & Information

What you need to know about Valley Fever in Kern County

Last year, California experienced 2,200 new cases of Valley Fever, and most were reported in the southern Central Valley regions of Kern, Tulare, Kings, Fresno, Madera, and Merced counties. In …

June 19, 2019 | Tips & Information

Keeping safe at work in Kern County’s summer sun and adverse air quality

The month of June is National Safety Month, and in Bakersfield, we know June as the start of triple digit weather forecasts and stocking up on sunscreen. For those working …

March 6, 2019 | Tips & Information

Worker deaths could trigger a workers’ compensation claim for surviving dependents

Armando Gallegos had been working as a correctional officer for 13 years when he was attacked by 12 inmates at Kern Valley State Prison in April 2018. He suffered a broken vertebrae, …

July 11, 2018 | Tips & Information

Staying safe in the hot summer and how to prevent, ID, and treat heat exhaustion

Lots of regions throughout California are experiencing heat waves this summer, including in Kern County and record temperatures hitting Southern California in particular. In these cases, it’s important to be …

February 14, 2018 | Tips & Information

Infographic: 12 steps of the workers’ compensation legal process

To many, a job can mean making sure you and your family live comfortably day to day. So, when a work injury occurs, you want to make sure you and …

June 7, 2017 | News & Media, Tips & Information

Steps to take to identify and prevent heat-related illness at work

The following article written by Chain | Cohn | Clark lawyers James Yoro and Beatriz Trejo appeared in the Kern Business Journal.  ——— Summer is here, and with temperatures exceeding …

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