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How Common Are Work-Related Knee Injuries?

Workplace knee injuries can be extremely debilitating, and unfortunately, they are quite common. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), over 100,000 workers suffer knee injuries at work each year. That is a lot of people who are suffering from pain and disability because of a workplace injury. There are a few different types… Read More


How Can You Avoid a Back Injury at Work?

Back injuries can come on suddenly or happen slowly over time. They are also a top reason for Workers’ Compensation claims. Many back injuries are preventable, so what can you do to avoid one at work? Understanding how to lift heavy objects properly is crucial. Instead of bending with your back, get up close to… Read More


What Are Important Driving Tips for Thanksgiving Travel?

Anyone who has taken a road trip during Thanksgiving knows all too well how bad the traffic can be during the holiday period. It is a time for aggressive drivers who cause accidents, broken-down vehicles, and other problems. There are ways to make the drives easier, and this requires some planning and consistent focus behind… Read More


How Can You Avoid a Car Accident on Halloween?

Halloween can be a great holiday for families, but trick-or-treaters and motorists need to be extra careful during Halloween because of the increased risk of car accidents. According to a study by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the chances for pedestrian fatalities on this day increase by 43 percent, and many of… Read More


What Are Common Mistakes Employees Make After a Workplace Accident?

There are many mistakes that an injured employee can make after a workplace accident. Sometimes, these mistakes can be devastating because it will harm their ability to get the benefits they deserve when they are injured at work. However, by following a few tips, you can avoid mistakes that will affect your Workers’ Compensation claim…. Read More


What Are Common Injuries in the Construction Industry?

Construction jobs are some of the most dangerous occupations. Due to the inherent risks of the physical labor, the treacherous work environment, and the use of hazardous machines, materials, and tools, there are many different kinds of workplace injuries suffered by construction workers. The accidents that take place on construction worksites threaten harm to workers… Read More


August Is National Traffic Awareness Month

The summer is still in full swing, which means that the roads are packed with travelers who are fitting in that last road trip before Labor Day. Later in the month, students will be returning to school, and parents will be carpooling their children to sports, music lessons, and other after-school activities. All of this… Read More


Do Driver-Assistance Systems Cause Car Accidents?

Driver-assistance systems are supposed to keep occupants safe and make car accidents less likely to happen. However, a recent study of driver-assistance systems suggests they might not be doing so. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a report that reviewed crash data from June 2021 to June of 2022. This report specifically looked… Read More


Can Being Sick Affect Your Driving Skills?

Driving is a part of your everyday life. It gets you to most places you need to go. Whether you are going to work, shopping, out on the town, or on a vacation, you are likely behind the wheel of your car. Unfortunately, you are not always going to feel your best when you hit… Read More


How Can I Avoid a Car Accident This Summer?

Summer is a great time to wear shorts and flip-flops, head to the beach or pool, take vacations, and prep your car for warm-weather driving. Even though summer is filled with fun outdoor activities, there are some hazards. Here are some helpful tips for avoiding a car accident this summer. Car Maintenance If you have… Read More


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