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Mental Illness at Work

It is becoming more common for employers across the United States to address the mental health concerns of their employees, an issue that has rapidly increased over the past decade. Though there have been past misconceptions, scientists have disproven many myths about mental illnesses and employers have observed these fallacies. In fact, employees with mental… Read More

How to Reduce Workers’ Compensation Claims

Work-related injuries have a big impact on an employer. Obviously, insurance premiums cover Workers’ Compensation costs, but indirect costs are also a significant impact. Work injuries can result in missed days at work, impacting employers. As a result, employers experience lost productivity, low morale, and pressure to train a replacement. By maintaining a safe work… Read More

Slip & Fall Accidents at Work

During winter, there is the potential for a slip and fall accident at any moment. Winter weather causes ice to form on the ground, resulting in slippery surfaces. When ice is present at a business and a patron is injured from a slip and fall accident, this could give patrons the opportunity to file a… Read More

Backseat Passenger Injuries

Passenger safety in cars has vastly improved over the past few decades and front seat passenger fatalities involved in head-on collisions have seen a substantial decrease. But what about passengers in rear seats? A recent study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) found that backseat passengers are not as protected for a car… Read More

Concussion Symptoms After a Car Accident

Car accidents can happen anytime you are on the road and they often happen unexpectedly. If you are involved in a car accident and you hit your head, you may suffer a concussion. A quick assessment may feel as though you escaped the accident without serious injury, but it is still necessary to be checked… Read More

Winter Weather Driving Tips

With winter weather quickly approaching, it is important for you to stay safe while driving on snow and ice-covered roads. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, winter storms and bad road conditions contribute to more than 2,000 road deaths every winter. Although you cannot control the weather, there are things you can do… Read More

Office Injuries

You may think that working in an office environment is safer than other work environments, such as construction work or washing windows. Yet, there are risks involved with working in an office environment. Common office injuries can happen in many different situations and include the following: Injuries associated with lifting Falls Repetitive injuries associated with… Read More

Tailgating Car Accidents

Tailgating is a common driving practice that commonly causes accidents. Like speeding, tailgating is a hasty and ill-considered driving habit that most people decline to admit to, but that consistently appears in car accident statistics. Tailgating occurs when a driver follows too closely behind the car in front of it, risking a crash if the… Read More

What Do I Need to Know About Filing a Police Report After My Accident?

Car accidents happen every day to millions of drivers. In the United States alone, there is an average of six million car accidents each year. If you or someone you know was involved in an accident, you may have questions about filing a police report. Police reports help departments track car accidents. Police reports usually… Read More

Why are Car Accident Claims Denied?

Even though it seems like proper procedures have been followed when submitting a car accident claim, insurance companies still reject them. When this happens, victims can be left without compensation for their injuries and property damages. These denials are not uncommon, and there are reasons why companies turn these claims down. Refusing Medical Attention Oftentimes,… Read More

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