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Huntington Beach Lifeguard Suffers Spinal Injury On the Job

Posted by Emily Ruby | Aug 21, 2023 | 0 Comments

An Orange County lifeguard suffered a serious spinal injury while working in Huntington Beach. According to a CBS News report, Elizabeth Lovat was on duty as a lifeguard when she suffered a spinal injury. She was rushed to an area hospital in serious, but stable condition. A spokesperson for the ...

Long Beach Bicycle Injuries

Posted by Emily Ruby | Aug 14, 2023 | 0 Comments

Long Beach, California, with its scenic coastline, vibrant neighborhoods, and numerous cycling routes, is a haven for bicycling enthusiasts. However, like any other city, Long Beach has its share of bicycle accidents that highlight the importance of prioritizing safety on the road. In this blog, ...

Claim for Hearing Loss at Work

Posted by Emily Ruby | Aug 02, 2023 | 0 Comments

Injuries that result in hearing loss can be common in the workplace, especially if you work in a noisy jobsite and don't have proper hearing protection. While noise-induced hearing loss could happen in any type of industry, it is more likely to have an impact on individuals who work in fields suc...

Emily Ruby Wins Historic Appeal - Camacho Vs. JLG Industries

Posted by Emily Ruby | Jul 28, 2023 | 0 Comments

Congratulations to our firm owner for winning a historic appeal! This successful appeal not only allows her client to pursue much-needed compensation, but opens the door for other injured victims in similar circumstances to do the same. Read more about the appeal below: “Appeal from a judgment an...

Amazon Warehouse Injuries Lawyer

Posted by Emily Ruby | Jul 06, 2023 | 0 Comments

Amazon warehouses and fulfillment center workers face the risk of suffering serious and debilitating injuries. While Amazon is one of the world's largest retailers, they have had a number of reported issues with working conditions and worker safety. According to...

Workers Compensation Settlements for Neck Injuries

Posted by Emily Ruby | Jun 29, 2023 | 0 Comments

Neck injuries suffered on the job can be extremely painful and uncomfortable to endure. If you have suffered a neck injury that limits your physical movement and causes pain, you are most likely unable to work and are looking at additional medical expenses to get the treatment and therapy you n...

Repetitive Strain Injuries

Posted by Emily Ruby | Jun 14, 2023 | 0 Comments

Some of the most chronic injuries in the workplace are not caused by major traumatic incidents such as car accidents or slip-and-fall accidents, but repetitive strain injuries (RSI) that occur over time resulting from the regular performance of a particular tasks or a series of physically stressf...

10 Most Common Workplace Injuries

Posted by Emily Ruby | Jun 12, 2023 | 0 Comments

Dangers lurk in all workplaces, particularly where individuals and entities who are responsible for worker safety and well ignore safety or do not prioritize safety. Employees face a number of dangers including slip-and-fall accidents, falling objects, equipment malfunction and other incidents th...

Falling from Height

Posted by Emily Ruby | Jun 11, 2023 | 0 Comments

When a worker takes a fall from any height, they may suffer injuries and repercussions that could affect them for the rest of their lives. If you have been injured by a fall from heights while working, it is important that you get a good understanding of what your rights are and the benefits you ...

Pajaro River Levee Breach Lawyer

Posted by Emily Ruby | Jun 01, 2023 | 0 Comments

Greenberg and Ruby Injury Attorneys are representing those who have suffered injuries, property damage, evacuation costs or other damages as a result of the Pajaro River levee breach in March 2023. Torrential downpour caused one of the levees on the Pajaro River in California's central coast to b...

New California Senate Bill Aims to Protect Domestic Workers

Posted by Emily Ruby | May 22, 2023 | 0 Comments

A proposal in the California Senate has opened up the conversation and the possibility of better workplace protections for domestic workers who are currently not covered by state or federal occupational safety laws. According to a news report on, the Senate bill proposes removing that e...

Construction Equipment Accidents

Posted by Emily Ruby | Apr 12, 2023 | 0 Comments

Accidents involving heavy equipment on construction sites that are unsafe often cause devastating injuries and deaths each year. When safety precautions are ignored or not followed properly, things can go horribly wrong with heavy equipment and workers could be placed in harm's way. Many of these...

An Injured Victims Guide To Third Party Cases

Posted by Emily Ruby | Mar 15, 2023 | 0 Comments

When workers are injured on the job in California, they may be able to bring a workers' compensation claim. As an injured victim you might get paid for a work related injury. Under California law, workers who are injured on the job are eligible to receive workers' compensation benefits, which are awarded without the need to prove fault on the part of the employer or employee. But, in some cases, depending on facts and circumstances, workers may also be able to bring a third-party liability claim.

How to Make Accident Report in Construction

Posted by Emily Ruby | Feb 14, 2023 | 0 Comments

Construction sites are rife with hazards. Common construction injuries continue to affect a number of construction employees.  Workers are at risk of hurting themselves in a number of ways from falling from heights and suffering electrical injuries to being struck by objects and/or equipment. Whe...

Construction Accident Statistics

Posted by Emily Ruby | Feb 13, 2023 | 0 Comments

Like any large metropolis in the United States, construction is an ongoing activity in Los Angeles. According to, revenue in construction is projected to add up to $167 billion in California in 2023 and an annual growth rate of 3.2% is expected in the state. However, working in the c...

Classification of Construction Accidents

Posted by Emily Ruby | Feb 13, 2023 | 0 Comments

Construction is one of the most important and essential jobs in any economy. Though it is one of the most critical professions, construction work is also one of the most dangerous. Because construction workers operate from heights and use heavy machinery and equipment, there is the potential for ...

Car Accidents in Construction Zones

Posted by Emily Ruby | Feb 09, 2023 | 0 Comments

Construction work is essential on California's highways and freeways. However, they can be extremely dangerous for workers who are on the job. Negligent drivers who fail to follow signs or drive while distracted, impaired, drowsy or speeding could end up causing devastating construction zone cras...

Worst Construction Accidents in U.S. History

Posted by Emily Ruby | Jan 19, 2023 | 0 Comments

Construction accidents are sadly common in the United States where at least two workers die on the job each day on average. The four main causes of construction accident deaths, notoriously known as the "Fatal Four" are falls from heights, struck-by accidents, electrocution and incidents where ca...

What is the Most Common Accident in Construction?

Posted by Emily Ruby | Jan 17, 2023 | 0 Comments

Falls are the most common type of construction accident in the United States, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Construction accident falls typically happen when workers are not equipped with proper fall protection equipment or when the worksite lacks guardrai...

How to Prevent Construction Accidents

Posted by Emily Ruby | Jan 17, 2023 | 0 Comments

It is a well-known fact that construction workers face a high level of risk on the job. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), in 2020, construction workers saw their highest annual fatal injury count (308) in the last five years. Construction workers accounted for nearly a third...

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