Construction is certainly not a risk-free industry. Although accidents can occur under a variety of circumstances, there are certain factors common among construction site accidents. Construction workers injured on the job are likely eligible to receive Workers’ Compensation benefits. However, if the accident was caused by the negligence of a third party, additional compensation may also be available. » Read More
When parents get divorced, one of the most important issues is often child support. Child support is a monthly payment that is made by the noncustodial parent to help the other cover the costs of raising a child.
Although there are exceptions, payments will usually continue until the child turns 18 years old or becomes emancipated. » Read More
Is working in an office harmful to one’s health? It can be. Though industries like construction, medicine, and agriculture are known for workplace hazards, a seemingly innocuous nine to five desk job can present hidden – and visible – risks for workers.
An Environmental Issue
Indoor air quality should be a great concern for anyone working in an enclosed setting. » Read More
Slip and fall accidents are common and can happen anywhere. During the busy holiday shopping season, customers can be at risk of serious injury if steps are not taken to ensure their safety. Wet or slippery floors and cluttered store aisles can present a hazard that can lead to a slip or trip and fall. » Read More
Machine operators and maintenance technicians face job hazards that can cause catastrophic injuries and even death. Protective safety equipment and operating procedures help keep workers safe while engaged with heavy industrial and manufacturing equipment, but workers involved with the maintenance and servicing of this type of machinery need to be protected as well.
Lockout and tagout safety initiatives are designed to prevent accidents from happening when machinery is not in use or is being actively serviced. » Read More
Experiencing a debilitating injury at the workplace can be cause enough for severe stress. But when your workers’ compensation claim is denied, it can feel completely overwhelming. There are several reasons as to why your claim for benefits may have been denied. Fortunately, there you do have some recourse.
Common Reasons for a Denial of Workers’ Compensation Benefits
Though there exist numerous reasons, » Read More