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Fibromyalgia, Is It Real and Can It Be Caused or Aggravated by My Work?
Fibromyalgia, Is It Real and Can It Be Caused or Aggravated by My Work?

There was a period years ago where all one had to do to be deemed 100 percent permanently disabled from fibromyalgia was to memorize 18 areas on your body which should hurt when pressure was lightly applied (assuming you had the disease). California rheumatologists were ...

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Blog Posts in 2012

  • Workers' Compensation Benefits: Are They Enough to Get You By?

    That depends on your needs. We are currently talking about only two thirds of your salary or wages based upon what the insurance community calls your ...

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  • Doing Business Without Workers Compensation Insurance? It Can Be a Recipe for Disaster

    I don’t know how many times my secretary has told me that some small business owner was in the lobby wanting to talk to me about a “problem” he or she ...

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  • Big Changes in Workers' Compensation on the Way

    Many of my readers will recall that in my prior articles, I have discussed such things as psychiatric Workers Compensation claims, sleep disturbance ...

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  • A Workers' Compensation Claim...Will My Employer's Insurance Company Secretly Take Video of Me If I File?

    Possibly. The more suspicious the employer is regarding your worker’s compensation claim, or concerning the extent of your disability, the more likely ...

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  • Did My Heart Attack Have Anything To Do With My Job?

    Possibly, and you don’t necessarily have to work in a “high stress” work environment such as driving a bus or working on the New York Stock Exchange. ...

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  • Going Back to Work After Your Workers' Compensation Injury

    After the doctors tell you that you’re not going to get any better (or hopefully not any worse), you as an injured worker will have a decision to ...

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  • Viagra for Workers' Compensation?

    Strange as it might seem, injured workers have been awarded lifetime access to free Viagra or other sexual enhancement drugs – much to the ...

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  • But I Was Afraid I'd Be Fired!

    "I was afraid to report my work accident because I thought my employer might fire me." During the hundreds of depositions I’ve been involved with, ...

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  • Are Psychiatric Claims Legitimate?

    In workers compensation, are so-called “psych” claims legitimate? Like all else in this world of ours, it depends. As the result of reform legislation ...

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