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California Workers Compensation Lawyers Representing Victims in Granada Hills

Granada Hills is a suburban residential community which is set in the San Fernando Valley part of Los Angeles. With 3,344 residents per square mile as of the 2000 US census, the area is lightly populated in comparison to other communities in Los Angeles County.

The area was originally developed as an orchard and a dairy farm which was then known as Sunshine Ranch. In 1916, the first oil well was drilled near what is now the north end of Zelzah Avenue.

It was not until 1926 that Granada Hills was founded as “Granada”. It was another 15 years until the area officially became known as “Granada Hills.”

An Affluent Community

Granada Hills is known as an affluent community with the median household income in 2008 being $83,911. While it was once an agrarian society, today the residents tend to work in blue collar and white collar office jobs.

The Most Common Injuries in the Office

Most assume that the office environment is a safe place to work, but each and every day several office injuries occur here in the Los Angeles area. The top office injuries are:

Falls

Research has shown that people are about 2.5X more likely to be injured from a fall in the office than any other injury. Some of the leading hazards which cause workers to fall include:

  • Damaged carpeting
  • Loose cables
  • Boxes and files on the floor

Lifting

Lifting injuries do not only happen when a large and heavy object is lifted. When lifted incorrectly, light loads including boxes of files or documents can cause a neck or back injury if done incorrectly.

Workstation

If your workstation is not ergonomic, then you may end up with long-term health issues including eye strain, carpal tunnel syndrome, poor posture and muscle strain.

Falling Objects

Workers can be struck by materials collapsing on them, items being dropped on their feet, and objects falling from the tops of cupboards and other high spaces.

Strain

Any time you need to push, pull, lift, hold, carry or throw something in the workplace, you are putting yourself at risk of a strain injury.

When to Give the Turchin Law Firm a Call

The Turchin Law Firm specializes in workers compensation claims and can help if you have suffered a major injury in the workplace, are in a disagreement with your employer, or if you are unhappy with a workers compensation insurance ruling.

Call us today to arrange for your complimentary consultation at (818) 266-5601.

DIRECTIONS TO TURCHIN LAW 6320 VAN NUYS BLVD #405 VAN NUYS, CA 91401

These directions are from Google Maps starting from:
Granada Hills, CA
Total Est. Time: 14 min
Total Est. Distance: 9.3 mi

  1. Get on CA-118 E
  2. Head south on Balboa Blvd toward Rinaldi St
  3. Use the right 2 lanes to turn right to merge onto CA-118 E
  4. Take I-405 S to Haskell Ave. Take exit 65 from I-405 S
  5. Merge onto CA-118 E
  6. Use the right 2 lanes to take exit 42A to merge onto I-405 S toward Santa Monica
  7. Take exit 65 toward Victory Blvd/Van Nuys
  8. Take Victory Blvd to Van Nuys Blvd
  9. Use any lane to turn left onto Haskell Ave
  10. Turn left onto Victory Blvd
  11. Turn right onto Van Nuys Blvd
  12. Destination will be on the left

Call us today (818) 266-5601

We are located at:
Turchin Law
6320 Van Nuys Blvd #405
Van Nuys, CA 91401

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