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I Got Hurt on the Job – What Do I Do Now?

November 20, 2013

Injuries at the workplace occur every day, even when employees are following all of the safety regulations and using proper safety gear. In some cases, the injury is so severe that it requires medical attention to treat the injury effectively. The expenses for this medical treatment can really start to add up, even if it […]

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Here’s What to Do If You’re Injured on the Job

January 1, 2013

In 2007 in the USA, over 50,000 individuals died from work-related injuries. While some injuries are unfortunate accidents, others are the result of defective equipment or negligence. While work injuries aren’t always fatal, they must always be taken seriously. The most common body parts involved in work-related injuries are the spine, head and hands. Work […]

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Veteran Disability Benefits

November 29, 2012

Each year, hundreds of military service members are injured while serving their country. Though many of these injuries occur while actively fighting in the line of duty, others happen during times of peace. Upon their discharge from the armed forced, military veterans who have been diagnosed with a disability are eligible to receive a variety […]

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Employer Responsibilities

November 8, 2012

(US employment law and generally) An employer has certain responsibilities to their employees when they are on the job. These are rules and regulations that have been hard fought throughout the historical labor movements of the late nineteenth and early 20th centuries. Today employers are held to very stringent standards of conduct in order to […]

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How To Ensure You’re Compensated After An Accident

June 13, 2012

Guest post contributed by Charles Worthering, on behalf of Charles is a solicitor and works with clients on cases pertaining to accident compensation claims and industrial accidents. In his spare time he enjoys  writing about various insurance topics.   Being involved in an accident can leave you physically injured, emotionally traumatized, or suffering significant financial […]

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HSE Publishes Increase in Fatal Workplace Personal Injuries

June 12, 2012

Figures recently published by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE) have indicated a rise in the number of fatal personal injuries in the workplace. The figure for the years 2009 to 2010 totals 147 workplace fatal personal injuries while the final figures for 2010 to 2011 stand at 171, representing an increase of over 16%. […]

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