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April 2018

Workers Compensation
April 18, 2018

Can Marijuana Use Affect a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

As many are aware, the state of California took a landmark step in drug legislation when state voters passed an initiative that legalized recreational marijuana use. This change took effect at the start of 2018, which could have interesting implications for workplace accidents. Here are a few facts to keep in mind about federal and California drug laws, which may…
Workers Compensation
April 16, 2018

Does California Allow Workers' Comp Claims for Stress?

In today's busy and fast-paced lifestyle, it is no exaggeration to say that stress is a silent killer affecting the wellbeing of millions. Research from the American Psychological Association found that job pressure is the top cause of stress, while also finding that 61% of individuals studied cite work as their most common stress source. This is perhaps unsurprising when research…