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  • Can I Get Workers’ Comp for PTSD?

    Workers’ Compensation and Mental Illness Mental health conditions are recognized as legitimate injuries. You may be able to recover workers’ compensation benefits if you have developed a mental health condition as a result of your work environment, job-related responsibilities, or a harmful workplace incident. Should this happen to you, you must take action right away by talking to your physician ...
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  • Workers’ Compensation for Eye Strain

    Eye strain is common in workplaces and industries where employees spend a large portion of their time using computers. Sometimes eye strain can become so severe that employees suffer permanent eye damage, resulting in the need for surgeries, expensive lenses, and other costly treatments. It can also lead to a decreased ability to meet the demands of a given job if it prevents an injured employee ...
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  • When Mental Illness Merits Workers’ Compensation Benefits

    Can I Get Workers’ Comp for Mental Health Problems? Yes. However, it tends to be more difficult to recover workers’ compensation for psychiatric injuries than for physical injuries because the burden of proof is different. According to the California Labor Code § 3208.3 (2018), there are a few things you must prove when filing a workers’ compensation claim for a psychological issue, including: You ...
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  • Do You Have Computer Vision Syndrome?

    “White Collar Injuries” Still Merit Workers’ Compensation Coverage When many people think of workplace injuries, they think of disastrous construction accidents, slips and falls, and other incidents that occur at a single point in time. However, people who work in offices, behind computers, or at desks are also at risk of developing job-related aches and pains known as white collar workplace ...
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