Blog Posts in 2017

  • 21-Apr-2017

    Smart Workplace Safety Tips to Help Prevent Common On-the-Job Accidents

    At Thomas F. Martin, PLC, Orange County Workers’ Compensation Attorney Thomas Martin has helped innumerable clients seek fair workers’ compensation benefits after being in a workplace accident. But no matter how much we enjoy our jobs and ...
  • 7-Apr-2017

    What to Do & Not Do After Being Injured On the Job

    Your on-the-job training should cover some safety precautions about how to avoid workplace accidents and injuries. But, if your workplace is like many others, it will only brush upon what to do after an on-the-job injury and your rights as an injured ...
  • 23-Mar-2017

    Thomas Francis Martin Honored with Martindale-Hubbell® AV Preeminent Judicial Edition Award

    Thomas F. Martin, the founding worker’s compensation lawyer of Thomas F. Martin, PLC, has recently been honored with the 2017 AV Preeminent Award—Judicial Edition by Martindale-Hubbell ®. Read more about this impressive ...
  • 15-Mar-2017

    Why File a Workers' Comp Claim?

    From 2015 to 2016, 144 workers were killed in a workplace accident and another 621,000 workers sustained non-fatal injuries on the job. However, only just over 72,000 of these non-fatal wounds/illnesses were reported by employers. These injuries are ...
  • 3-Mar-2017

    Repetitive Stress Injuries and the Workers That Get Them

    Repetitive stress (or strain) injuries, or RSIs, are the most common occupational health problem in the United States; they cost more than $20 billion a year in workers’ compensation claims. And while outdoor workers typically have a higher ...
  • 15-Feb-2017

    Attorney Martin is Awarded Highest Possible Martindale-Hubbell® Rating

    Attorney Tom Martin was recently awarded a Special Edition AV Preeminent® Award for having the highest possible Martindale-Hubbell® rating by both his peers and the Judiciary in legal ability and ethical standards. AV Preeminent® (4.5 ...
  • 1-Feb-2017

    Injured At Work But Can't Get Treatment?

    Unfortunately, many seriously injured workers cannot get the care they deserve to heal and get back to work. Insurance companies have every trick in the book to delay and deny legitimate treatment requests by their own network doctors! Mr. Martin is ...
  • 30-Jan-2017

    Be Mindful of Corruption Affecting Your Workers' Compensation Claim

    In an ideal world, all employers will want only the best for their employees. If a worker gets hurt while performing on-the-job duties, they should get as much workers’ compensation coverage from their employer or that employer’s ...
  • 26-Jan-2017

    Workers' Compensation Claims Following Exposure to Toxic Chemicals

    Employees working in a variety of industries and fields may encounter dangerous toxic chemicals on a regular basis. So long as all safety precautions are followed and good practices are upheld by supervisors and management, toxic substances should ...
  • 20-Jan-2017

    Putting Workers First

    Love him or hate him, everyone has an opinion about our new President Donald Trump. Lost in the endless commentary is a key point made by Trump - American workers get screwed when lawmakers protect corporate profits instead of hardworking people. ...
  • 17-Jan-2017

    Attorney Martin to Moderate "Finding a Doctor on the MPN" Panel

    Attorney Thomas F. Martin is proud to have been selected to moderate a panel at the upcoming California Applicants’ Attorney’s Association convention in San Diego! On the morning of Saturday, January 28 th, Attorney Martin will lead a ...
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