Category Archives: Workplace Accidents

9/11 First Responder Law Renewed

Congress has renewed a law providing health-care benefits for 9/11 first responders. The $8 Billion program was approved as part of an omnibus spending bill. Over 33,000 first responders have developed illnesses related to 9/11. New York workers’ compensation attorney … Continue reading

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Personal Injury Law Firm in Mobile, AL

If you have been hurt in an Alabama car wreck, contact a personal injury attorney at Dean Waite & Associates, LLC in our Mobile, AL office. Whether you have been injured in a auto accident, truck or motorcycle wreck, workplace … Continue reading

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Should New York’s Scaffold Law be Reformed?

It’s an issue that has divided New York City workers, lawmakers and insurance companies for years: how to address New York’s Scaffold Law. Should the law be reformed or should it stay as is or even strengthened? Workplace injury lawyers … Continue reading

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Fall Injuries in South Carolina a Growing Public-Health Concern

Slips, trips and falls may seem like minor inconveniences, but whether you fall on the same level or fall to a lower elevation, you could be seriously hurt as a result.  Fall injuries can happen anywhere, but are especially common … Continue reading

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Amputation & Other Catastrophic Injuries a Risk in Louisville Construction Accidents

Construction accidents are one of many causes of serious injury that can lead to amputation.  Many individuals who lose a limb in a construction accident, car accident or after suffering a crush injury, may fear that their lives will never … Continue reading

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Accommodating an Aging Workforce is Essential to Preventing Workplace Injuries

The labor force in the United States is aging rapidly, with as many as a third of all U.S. workers projected to turn 55 by 2015.  By 2025, eight people will turn 65 every minute and the population of individuals … Continue reading

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Why Workers Aren’t Reporting Injuries & How to Fix The Problem

Workers need to report safety violations and injuries that occur on the job so the injured employee can obtain benefits and so the employer is alerted to and can correct hazardous conditions. However, studies indicate that many workers fail to … Continue reading

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