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Adjustable Workstations Key to Reducing Injuries

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | May 26, 2020

Musculoskeletal disorders from manual labor in factories, construction, printing and warehouse work are one of the most common types of workplace injuries and account for o...

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COVID-19 Workers’ Comp Claims May Not Be as High as Expected

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | May 22, 2020

There is some good news coming out in terms of COVID-19 and workers’ compensation in California. Overall workers’ comp claims tied to the coronavirus may not be as nume...

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More Older Workers’ Comp Claims Being Settled as COVID-19 Brings Uncertainty

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | May 20, 2020

One bit of good news coming from the COVID-19 pandemic is that the economic downturn has boosted efforts to close older workers’ comp claims that have been lingering as b...

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Loans for Distressed Businesses Are Going Fast: Act Now

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | May 15, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has left the economy in shambles and many businesses have had to completely shut their doors or are scraping to survive.   As more and more busin...

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Testing Workers for COVID-19 Raises Privacy, Discrimination Issues

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | May 13, 2020

Employers whose businesses continue to operate are obviously concerned about the coronavirus spreading through their worksites, so many have started testing their workers. ...

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Workers Get Workers’ Comp Presumption for COVID-19

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | May 07, 2020

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has issued an executive order requiring that workers who either test positive for COVID-19 or are diagnosed by a physician as having coronaviru...

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State Fund to Accept All COVID-19 Claims by Essential Workers

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | May 06, 2020

State Compensation Insurance Fund has announced that it will accept any workers’ comp claims for a diagnosed case of COVID-19 filed by essential workers. Workers deeme...

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Filing Late and Other Ways to Have a Claim Rejected

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | May 01, 2020

One of the biggest mistakes you can make if you incur damage to your business premises is to wait too long before filing the claim with your insurer. The owners of a hot...

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Protecting Your Workers During the Pandemic

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Apr 28, 2020

If you are one of the companies that has been deemed an essential employer and are remaining open during stay-at-home orders, you should be doing all you can to protect you...

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10 Potential Causes of Employee COVID-19 Lawsuits

Posted by: VMA Insurance Services | Apr 24, 2020

The novel coronavirus that broke out in the winter has caused immeasurable suffering, both physical and economic. For employers struggling to stay in business, this is a...

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