Harsher Punishments For Texting and Driving

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Using a cellphone while in the car is one of the leading causes for distracted driving accidents. Distracted driving is one of the leading causes of accidents, and cracking down on distracted driving has become a priority in many states. Currently in Virginia harsher punishments are being enacted for the offense of texting while driving. … Read more

Updated: March 28, 2016

What To Do If You Are Exposed To Toxic Chemicals

If you have experienced health consequences as the result of chemical exposure, contact a personal injury attorney. Chemical exposure is ingesting, touching, or breathing in any kind of toxic chemicals. People who are exposed to toxic chemicals can experience varying degrees of effects, depending on the chemicals. Minor reactions like skin rashes, burning sensation in … Read more

Updated: January 31, 2017

Car Accident Statistics

Finding an experienced attorney will protect you and your family, your finances and property. Every driver should be aware of car accident statistics. Sharing the road is a dangerous experience and accidents happen frequently. Many people do not realize just how prevalent car accidents are. Being aware of the statistics can make you a better … Read more

Updated: April 26, 2013

Teenage Boys Die In Grain Entrapment Accident

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If you have a loved one who has suffered or has died because of employer negligence, contact the Law Office of James M. Hoffmann. Every year workers die in grain bins in unsafe working conditions. In 2010 there were 51 accidents and 26 deaths, some of these deaths were teenagers and boys who should not … Read more

Updated: November 9, 2022

Company Issued Citations After A Preventable Accident

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You are entitled to workers’ compensation when injured on the job. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has investigated and cited one company, Lieze Associates, with serious safety violations after an incident in December 2012 where one worker’s fingers were amputated in a work accident. The company was doing business … Read more

Updated: December 29, 2015

Back Injuries At Work: Types of Spinal Injuries

A Workers’ compensation attorney can assist you in properly filing a claim. Injuries to the back and spine can be incredibly painful. Some are more serious than others and require extensive treatment, while others respond well to rest and other conservative treatment methods. If you experience a back/spinal injury while at work, notify your employer … Read more

Updated: September 7, 2016