Workplace Injury

A Contractor’s Guide to Preventing Work Injuries Overseas
Staying safe and healthy while working overseas is extremely important. Especially when working in construction, it is even more important to take note of how to prevent work injuries overseas. Below we have compiled a short guide to help prevent any such injuries from happening. Know Your Rights Before ...
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Common Injuries Railroad Workers Tend to Encounter While on the Job
You’re doing your job by helping to power the railways when you slip and fall. This results in a head injury which develops into a more serious problem later on. This is only one occupational injury that railroad workers face every day. If you’re new to the job, don’t ...
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5 Common Injuries That a DBA Lawyer Can Help You Sue For
The recent reports of a brain injury suffered by US military personnel after a missile strike in Iran are but only one example of the dangers faced in active warzones.  Unfortunately, these dangers are faced by civilians as well as military operatives. If you have been injured in the ...
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3 Ways a Defense Base Act Attorney Can Help You After a US Military Base Injury
Have you or a loved one been injured while on a military base? Heard that the Defense Base Act may be able to help you out, but not sure what that is or how it works? We’re here to help! In this article, we’re covering everything you need to ...
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The Most Common Workplace Injuries Sustained by Longshore Workers
To help man their ships, the U.S. Navy currently has nearly 300,000 civilians employed. If you’re among them, you need to understand your rights. As you’ll see, fractures and head injuries are among the most common workplace injuries for longshoremen. Understanding what these are and how the law can ...
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7 Steps to Making a Tinnitus Claim
About 25% of all service-connected disabilities for veterans are due to tinnitus. That adds up to over one million veterans suffering from a constant ringing in the ears.  Tinnitus affects more than veterans, though. Are you a contractor working on a military base and you’re now suffering from tinnitus? The ...
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Slip-and-Fall Injuries: What You Need To Know
According to recent statistics, slip and fall injuries account for about a million hospital visits each year. That’s 12% of all accidents involving falls, so it’s a pretty common issue that workers encounter. Still, being involved in a slip and fall case is scary, and the injuries you receive ...
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Tinnitus: What’s That Buzzing?
If your ears are ringing when everything around you is silent, you likely have a form of hearing damage known as tinnitus. You aren’t alone, though — approximately 50 million Americans experience the same thing. If you find your tinnitus getting worse over time and happened to use 3M earplugs during your ...
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The Ultimate Legal Guide for an Overseas Government Contractor
Almost 9 million U.S. citizens live abroad. Some are retirees or students, but a large percentage of Americans living abroad are outside of the U.S. for work. For many people, there are plenty of perks to working overseas. For example: Travel Immersion in a different culture Financial incentives Use skills  ...
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How to Avoid the 6 Most Common Workplace Injuries
Workplace injuries are common and can range from minor discomfort to death. While employers are partially responsible for keeping their employees safe, your well-being is also dependent on you. Read on for the top 6 workplace injuries and what you can do to avoid them. 1. Basic Workplace Injuries: ...
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4 Mistakes Texas Workers Make After Getting an On the Job Injury
In 2018, Texas has had $356 Million in compensation and medical bills paid on worker’s compensation claims. Injuries on the job are more common than you might think. But many workers don’t know what to do after they get hurt on the job. And they make mistakes that cost them valuable ...
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4 Critical Steps to Take After You’ve Been Injured at Work
Every seven seconds someone sustains an injury in the workplace. This stat, coming from the National Safety Council, illustrates how important proper workplace safety is. And yet despite increasing safety measures, workers are still injured each and every day. What should you do if it happens to you? Read ...
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Worker’s Comp Denied? Here’s What to Do Next
Over 150 Americans are killed per day due to work-related causes. Another 3.8 million suffer from work-related injuries or diseases each year. Unfortunately, even if a working environment clearly led to an injury, some businesses are reluctant to provide workers’ compensation benefits. If you recently had your workers comp ...
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Why Should You Hire a Workplace Injury Lawyer?
Have you suffered an injury at work? It’s surprisingly common. In fact, there were almost 3 million workplace injuries and illnesses reported by employees in the US last year. If it happens to you, you could find yourself in a legal battle with your employer. You may not know whether you ...
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