Every job type presents some sort of safety hazard, and some jobs have occupational hazards that are more transparent than others. Employers should have safety rules and regulations in place to help prevent these accidents.
Falls happen every day, and most cause little to no injury except to our egos. We tend to get up, dust ourselves off and go about our business. Some of the time though, an injury like a broken bone that comes with hefty medical bills, time off from work, and emotional [...]
The end of a workers compensation claim is a critical time for many injured workers. The lucky ones are able to return to their pre-injury employment and return to their familiar jobs. The unlucky few who are unable to return to work are all too often lost and confused in a [...]
Car accidents can be devastating to those involved, especially if there was significant injury or property damage. Dealing with property damage while trying to heal can make it even worse. Luckily, the statute of limitations for filing actions for property damage is three [...]
There’s no doubt that airbags save lives. In fact, The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that airbags have saved 44,869 lives from 1987 to 2015. That’s enough to fill Nashville’s Bridgestone arena — TWICE!
Being in an auto accident or receiving a traffic ticket can cost you more than just repairing damages or paying the fine. An at-fault accident or ticket can also raise your insurance rates. Even just receiving a traffic ticket has the potential of raising your premiums. But how [...]
Even a minor car accident can be scary. Adrenaline is pumping and your car may have damage. Most importantly, you could be injured. So, what's next? If you've been in a car accident, you shouldn't hesitate to go to a doctor as soon as possible. Here's why.
After a car accident, most drivers usually pull over to the shoulder and exchange insurance with one another. We've covered what to do immediately following a normal accident, but what if the other driver runs from the scene?
In a perfect world, you shouldn't need an attorney if you've been in a workplace accident. However, there are several instances in which hiring an attorney can make a significant impact on your worker's compensation case.