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The Most Common Workplace Injuries

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Workplace injuries are incredibly common — some jobs are more reliant on physical labor and may be considered more dangerous, but even office jobs, considered to be more sedentary, carry a great deal of risk for injury.  Here are some of the most common ways to be injured on the … Continue reading

Highest-Risk Jobs For Injury In The U.S.

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Workplace accidents are very common; even just sitting in an office chair bears risks for repetitive strain injuries.  However, some jobs and industries do hold a higher risk of injury to their workers.  You should be aware of your rights as a worker, as well as your rights to workers’ … Continue reading

DC Taps 1940s Idea to End Pedestrian Accidents

DC Taps 1940s Idea to End Pedestrian Accidents

The “Barnes Dance” is the tune for pedestrians crossing at Irving Northwest and 14th Streets in the Columbia Heights neighborhood of Washington, DC, one of the busiest intersections in the area. A new signaling system, which is named after Henry Barnes, went into use last month. Barnes was a traffic … Continue reading

Defective Guardrails Linked to Seven Deaths

Defective Guardrails Linked to Seven Deaths

Two separate lawsuits have been filed against two companies over defective guardrails connected to three deaths in Tennessee. The families of accident victims Lauren Beuttel and Jacob Davison have filed in Cumberland County, while the family of victim Wilbert Byrd has filed in Hamilton County. The guardrails in question, the … Continue reading

What You Need To Know About Summer Tire Blowouts In Commercial Trucks

What You Need To Know About Summer Tire Blowouts In Commercial Trucks

As we take to the roadways to capture what’s left of the summer, there are certain things we can expect to see along the way: Scenery; signs for local attractions; construction; police lying in wait for speeding tourists. And big chunks of black rubber, on the sides and sometimes right … Continue reading

While on workers comp do I have to pay alimony?

While on workers comp do I have to pay alimony?

If you are ordered to pay alimony and recently received workers compensation benefits for getting injured on the job, you might wonder if it will affect your alimony payments. The truth is that it depends on your judgment and the jurisdiction in which you reside.   You May Still Have … Continue reading

Defective Seat Belt Litigation

Defective Seat Belt Litigation

Seat belts are essential and legally required safety equipment for most vehicles. People rely on seat belts to protect them and decrease the risk of injury or death in the event of an accident. The purpose of a seat belt is to restrain a vehicle’s occupant during a crash and … Continue reading

Common Workers’ Compensation Claims

Common Workers’ Compensation Claims

If you suffered an injury at work, you might be able to obtain compensation through workers’ compensation. After you file a claim, the your employer’s insurance company will conduct an investigation to verify the claim. However, not all injury cases are eligible for compensation under this program. If your original … Continue reading

9 Of The Most Dangerous Car Brands

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Vehicle safety should be one of the most critical components of a buyer’s decision.  Americans spend an average of 293 hours driving each year; that’s a lot of time spent while arguably putting your life at a huge risk, seeing as auto accidents are a leading cause of death in … Continue reading

Common Whiplash Symptoms

Common Whiplash Symptoms

Whiplash is one of the most common injuries that result from car accidents. The head can get jerked back and forth suddenly, causing significant damage to the ligaments, tendons and muscles in the neck. While it’s possible for anyone to suffer whiplash, it’s most common among bicycle accident victims, athletes, … Continue reading

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