Last month our story “Employee v. Employer: Who Gets The Shortest End of the Work Comp Stick?” discussed a number of hardships employees face once they are designated as an “aging injured worker.”  Yet the difficulties employers experience in dealing with the workers’ comp system are sign...
Workplace injuries in warehousing are surprisingly high: 1 in 5 workers is injured at work, and nearly 70% report their injuries and file an L&I claim. Yet less than 1/3 of those workers actually recieve workers compensation benefits, and an alarming number is fired as a result of their workplac...
An Ohio worker is recovering from an industrial accident that resulted in a terrifying injury. 25-year-old Monica Thayer was hospitalized for nearly a month after he scalp was torn off her head while she was cleaning a machine that cuts steel tubing. The incident occurred at JR Engineering, a manufa...