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November 2018 Archives

Injured While Putting Up Holiday Decorations at the Work Place?

It's the holiday season, and with the holidays comes many businesses getting in the holiday spirit by putting up festive holiday lights & decorations. With those increased worker responsibilities, comes increased risks. 

Is a Loved One Showing Signs of a Brain Injury After a Work Accident?

If you hurt your head just while playing with your kids...you wouldn't let that pain and the effects to linger...so why would you suffer through the pain does an injury occurring at work.

4 common reasons crane injuries occur

Construction cranes have revolutionized the way contractors build buildings, bridges, roadways and other important structures. When choosing your profession, you decided to become a crane operator. After all, employers typically pay a premium for experienced crane operators. As you probably know, however, working on construction cranes can be dangerous.

It's Your Craft...Your Identity

In Colorado recently, a floorer won a $16 million lawsuit after he suffered severe injuries when an electrical box exploded. He had gone back to the electrical box to see why his tools had suddenly lost power...and when he touched the box, without warning, it exploded.

Too Many Employers Think That Denying Your Claim Will Quiet You

Cumulative or repetitive trauma injuries develop over time, and their origin may not be immediately recognizable or provable. But that is where our knowledge and experience serves you best.

3 common injuries for restaurant workers

Working in a restaurant is no easy task. In fact, it can be hazardous to your health and safety. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 165 restaurant workers died on the job in 2016. Even if you do not experience a fatal accident, you can suffer an injury that causes you to lose wages and face medical expenses. 

Well, That Was a Quick Fall....Here Comes the Cold

When working outside in sub-zero temperatures, your risk of injury increases. This could be due to the sub-zero temps or possibly the icy conditions. In the instance above, ice may have been a factor in causing the accident.

Unspeakable Work Accident Leaves Families Searching for Answers

Near Chicago, two rail workers were going about their normal workday...prepping a line for a normal, routine track repair, when, without warning, a gas tank exploded...killing one employee and severely injuring the other.