The South Los Angeles Animal Care Center may have been built at the cost of underpaid workers. In 2009, the city of Los Angeles agreed to a $ 9.5 million contract with Mackone Development to build the center. However, Mackone Development and many sub-contractors are now facing an overtime lawsuit alleging that more than $250,000 in wages were stolen by… Continue Reading.
When workers’ compensation claims arise, the details surrounding an individual case can vary dramatically. Whether the injuries were caused by repetitive stress, a construction site accident, unsafe working conditions or any other factor, these incidents (and the types of injuries people suffer) are often quite unique. However, regardless of the details pertaining to a claim, it is imperative for anyone… Continue Reading.
When an employee is injured at work, a number of problems could arise, such as having difficulty paying medical expenses, lost wages and physical pain. In San Francisco and throughout California, employees deserve to be protected from these types of issues with workers’ compensation. However, employers do not always fulfill their obligations and sometimes commit fraud, which could not only… Continue Reading.
Although there are many things for an employer to focus on, compliance with workers’ compensation laws and regulations is imperative. There are numerous pressures that can always arise, but the penalties for workers’ comp violations (such as fines and potential imprisonment) can be especially tough. If you are a business owner in San Francisco, it is smart to make sure… Continue Reading.
Employers have many things to take into consideration when it comes to their business, from the hiring process to turning a profit. However, workers’ compensation is extremely important and can lead to problems when not addressed properly. In San Francisco and the rest of California, there have been numerous examples of workers’ comp stories in the news. While some of… Continue Reading.
When it comes to workplace injuries, workers sometimes wonder if they will able to secure compensation for their inability to continue working. Missing out on work can not only interrupt life, but lead to financial difficulties as well. As a result, it is important for those who have been injured in San Francisco to look into workers’ compensation right away…. Continue Reading.
When it comes to workers’ compensation, companies are required to carry it in order to protect employees in case they are injured. However, workers’ comp does not typically pay for the entire cost of the worker’s damages. In San Francisco, some business owners worry about the cost of workers’ compensation, so many pay attention to industry recommendations. Due to an… Continue Reading.