Media Workers' Compensation Law Blog

How Can I Prevent Common Office Injuries?

Construction and manufacturing worker injuries tend to get press, but accidents can happen in all workplaces, including offices. Approximately 76,000 employees who work in corporate office environments report serious injuries annually, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. To avoid harm that can lead to lost work days, debilitating long-term medical problems, and even fatalities,… Read More


Whiplash Caused by Motor Vehicle Accidents

Each year, thousands of people experience painful neck injuries resulting from motor vehicle accidents. Whiplash is the most frequently reported car accident injury. Although whiplash is not considered to be life-threatening, evidence suggests that severe cases of whiplash can cause long-term pain or disability. Whiplash can lead to loss of wages or expensive medical bills…. Read More


Sanitation Worker Hazards and Injuries

Sanitation injuries are more common than you may think. In the United States, sanitation work is the seventh most dangerous industry, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Thousands of sanitation workers are hurt every year with injuries ranging from mild to fatal. Weather conditions, as well as other factors, can contribute to these… Read More


Head-On Collisions

Head-on collisions can be a tricky situation as far as legal liability, since it may not be clear who was at fault for the accident. A head-on collision is when the front of a vehicle hits the front of another vehicle. Some questions that can help determine fault after a head on collision are: Did… Read More


City Streets Prove Safer than Suburban Roads

Many suburbanites regard the city as a place of danger. Yet, at least in one area, that may not be true at all. Regarding car accidents, a recent study by the University of Pennsylvania found that there were less accidents in Philadelphia than the surrounding suburban areas. They found that the outlying suburban areas had… Read More


Will a Prenuptial Agreement Affect My Divorce?

Many divorcing parties may not realize that having a prenuptial agreement does not necessarily make divorce easier. Divorce, even in the best of circumstances, can be complicated. A prenuptial agreement is a contract between two marrying parties that provides a foundation for understanding the assets each party brings to the marriage, as well as an… Read More


High-Visibility Apparel in Demand for Safety

Safety apparel manufacturers and retailers have seen a noticeable increase in demand for high-visibility accessories and apparel designed to protect workers in a variety of industries. Even in workplaces where bright, reflective clothing is not required, many business owners see the far-reaching benefits of increasing worker visibility and designating their staff as employers or members… Read More


Does Workplace Violence Fit into Workers’ Compensation?

Workplace violence is physical or threatening violence that can happen to anyone while they are working. Several different incidents can happen while in the workplace to classify it as workplace violence, and some occupations are more at-risk than others. Unfortunately, workplace violence can be hard to predict and therefore prevent. Workplace violence can take the… Read More


What Should I Do If I Witness A Car Accident?

Car accidents happen in the blink of an eye. This means you could easily become an accident witness. When that happens, you need to know the right steps to follow to protect yourself and offer help. Call 911 After safely parking your vehicle in a secure spot, away from traffic, call 911 to alert them… Read More


Hazards of Summer Driving

Many drivers may think that the worse driving conditions happen in winter when the weather plays a major a role in determining the condition of the roads.  Drivers may not immediately consider the many hazards of the summer season. During the summer, people are more likely to drive for longer stretches of time and they… Read More


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