National Work Zone Awareness Week takes place April 8-12 in 2019, and it is a good time to consider the many hazards facing those repairing and constructing roadways. Road construction workers are vulnerable to injuries – and even death – due to motor vehicles driving too fast through the work zone or drivers who are otherwise distracted. » Read More
April has been designated as Distracted Driving Awareness month. The national safety campaign aims to draw attention to the dangers of distracted driving and how to prevent the behavior. Distracted driving continues to be a major factor in car accidents that resulting in fatalities and devastating injuries. Driver distractions include texting while driving, » Read More
Workers’ compensation insurance has several components that can influence how an injured employee receives benefits. Generally, if a worker is hurt on the job, they can initiate a workers’ compensation claim. That individual can receive benefits, regardless of who was fault for the injury. The benefits will cover medical and rehabilitation costs, » Read More
Workplace safety is a serious issue, especially in industries where workers perform repetitive and mundane, but exhausting tasks. This combination has the dangerous effect of fatiguing workers, lowering attention levels, and decreasing response time. This causes production mistakes, accidents, and injuries, which increase company production costs and expenses related to worker injuries and workers’ compensation claims. » Read More
Custody battles can be a trying experience. Often times they drag on for years, as parties generally disagree on the most intricate of details, which greatly affect the best interests of their child(ren). When parents have trouble agreeing on important matters pertaining to their children’s day-to-day lives, things can become contentious, to say the least. This often times creates a trickle-down effect, » Read More
If you develop a repetitive stress injury as a result of work-related activities, you may be entitled to compensation for medical expenses and lost wages under workers’ compensation law.
Some of the most common injuries leading to workers’ compensation claims include fractures, lacerations, and repetitive stress injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome. » Read More