Workers Compensation

Does Workers’ Compensation Cover Repetitive Stress Injuries?

A repetitive stress injury, also referred to as an RSI, is an injury that occurs due to repetitive movement and overuse of a part of the body. Like the name suggests, a repetitive stress injury puts too much stress on the muscles or tendons causing inflammation, pain, muscle strain and tissue damage. Repetitive stress injuries […]

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Have You Been Injured at Work? Speak with Cruz & Associates

Workplace injuries are common, especially if you work in a high-risk industry that requires heavy machinery and manual labor. If you’ve been injured on the job, you’re not alone. Luckily, there are many legal processes in place to protect employees who have been in workplace accidents. Filing for workers’ compensation is a simple, stress-free process […]

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Get Workers’ Compensation for COVID-19 at Cruz & Associates

If you or a loved one has contracted COVID-19 in the workplace, you may be entitled to compensation. Because contact is difficult to trace and the moment of contraction is hard to pin down, this can be a lengthy and intricate process. With the workers’ compensation attorneys at Cruz & Associates on your side, however, […]

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Receiving Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Atlanta and Phoenix

So you’ve been approved to receive workers’ compensation benefits after your workplace injury, that is great news! But you may now be wondering, what next? Oftentimes, there is a good amount of confusion over what happens after you’re approved to start receiving workers’ compensation benefits. When do I start receiving the benefits? What all do […]

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Starting a New Job with Workers’ Compensation in Atlanta and Phoenix

If you are receiving workers’ compensation benefits from your current employer, but are considering getting a new job, you should speak to a Cruz & Associates workers’ compensation attorney before you make any career-related decisions. The laws surrounding workers’ compensation benefits vary depending on what state you are living and working in, but our Phoenix […]

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Can You Resign While on Workers’ Compensation?

Many clients ask our workers’ compensation attorneys what the rules and regulations are when it comes to quitting a job while on workers’ compensation. The simple answer to if you can quit while receiving workers’ compensation benefits is, yes you can! However, like any job, once you quit you stop getting paychecks, or in this […]

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What to Know About Occupational Disease & Workers’ Compensation From the Top Attorneys in Atlanta: Cruz & Associates

An occupational disease is a condition or disorder that results from the nature of your work. In other words, it’s an illness you would not have otherwise contracted if not for your job. Unfortunately, work-related illnesses can happen slowly over time, but have lasting impact on employees. Cruz & Associates is here to support workers […]

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Burn Injuries

Five Ways To Prevent Burns In The Workplace Be awake of rules and safety techniques. Take extra precaution when handling hot oil or grease. Wear the proper PPE and clothing. Have properly functioning fire-extinguishing, equipment, first AID kits and eyewash stations. Pay attentions to your surroundings and movements.

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