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Making a Claim for Complications and Medication Side Effects

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Being injured in any type of accident can sometimes cause a chain reaction of complications or side effects that will also need to be treated. This could be the case with a car accident, personal injury accident, or even in a work-related accident. In workers’ compensation claims this is known as a compensable consequence and … Read more

Updated: January 17, 2019

Inattentive Driving: The Cause of Many Rear End Collisions

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The chance of a fatal collision increases significantly when a driver removes their eyes from the road. With over 400,000 trucks involved in motor vehicle accidents each year, the federal government has taken on the responsibility of monitoring the industry themselves and looking for ways to help keep the number of accidents down. The Federal … Read more

Updated: May 26, 2017

Workman’s Compensation Claims for Mining Accidents

Coal mining is a dangerous occupation that could cause many different types of injuries and disease to those employed. Most commonly known are lung diseases like black lung or injuries sustained in a cave in. With the heavy machinery involved and tight quarters, there are dozens of other ways a coal miner can be injured. … Read more

Updated: January 31, 2017

Workers Compensation for Public Safety Officers

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The title of a public safety officer is worn by many different types of employees. The most obvious would be a police officer, but firefighters and paramedics are also included, as are security personnel and prison officers. With these types of jobs, the risk of being injured is obviously higher than most. In fact, as … Read more

Updated: November 11, 2019

The Reality of Workplace Violence

When we see instances of workplace violence make headlines, we rarely consider that it could happen to us. There is a certain expectation for workers such as police officers or security guards that at some point they will fall victim to assault while on the job. It is part of the very nature of their … Read more

Updated: January 9, 2014

Cosmetology and Workman’s Compensation Claims

Cosmetologists are exposed to a wide variety of workplace hazards that many people do not even realize. As an industry that includes hairdressers, barbers, nail technicians, and skin estheticians, there are risks that range from simple slip and falls to serious lung disease. Unfortunately, many of these workers are unaware or do not fully understand their … Read more

Updated: November 11, 2019