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Monthly Archives: May 2017

Law Review: Workplace Injuries in the News

…The success of workplace safety depends on clear communication and trust between businesses owners and employees. Manufacturers and distributors owe it to their customers to inform them of hazardous materials in their products.

When health and safety are set aside in favor of profits, the law is often the only recourse for those who suffer illness or injury as a result.

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If I Have Been Hurt at Work, What Are My Rights?

…As a worker, you have rights if you are injured on the job, and should be exercising them. Some injuries you can walk off, but if that injury leaves you limping along and stuck with a pile of medical bills, you are entitled to financial help for them. If you are injured at your job that prevents you from working for a period of time, you have the right to file a worker’s compensation claim, but you need to make sure that it is followed through to the fullest extent of your rights as a worker.

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Pedestrian Accidents: What You Should Do to Protect Your Legal Prospects

Many people think they know what to do if they’re in a car accident. However, do you know what you should do if you’re involved in an accident as a pedestrian?

Taking the correct action when you’re a pedestrian in an accident can greatly increase your chance of a good legal outcome.

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Finding Out if You Qualify for Social Security Disability Benefits

…How do you know if you qualify for Social Security disability benefits? How should you proceed if you believe you are a qualifying individual? These questions can be difficult and it can be overwhelming to find the best answers. However, if you have a disability that inhibits your ability to work for a living then you might be able to benefit from the assistance that Social Security provides.

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Who is Responsible for Hoverboard Injuries?

…They may not hover and they may not even technically be boards, but one thing is for certain, they are pretty dangerous modes of light travel. Everything from falls and property damage to straight up bursting into flames, these mini Segways have proven to be a personal injury case waiting to happen, not just for the riders, but those around them.

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