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Whether you’re facing problems with car accidents, truck accidents, wrongful death, medical malpractice, or workers compensation, the Macon personal injury attorneys at Buzzell, Welsh & Hill are here for you. We are continually providing resources for you on our blog below. Your journey to getting the help you deserve starts here. We look forward to providing you with a free consultation; give us a call at (478) 787-0047.


What if I Am Exposed to Hazardous Materials at My Job?

What if I Am Exposed to Hazardous Materials at My Job?

For some workers, handling hazardous materials is a regular part of the job. Agricultural workers, hairdressers, mechanics, lab employees, construction workers and nail technicians all regularly come into contact with dangerous chemicals, solvents or other hazards. Even office workers can be exposed at work through broken toner cartridges or toxic cleaning materials.  So what happens ... Read More
 
When Is a Motorcyclist at Fault for an Accident?

When Is a Motorcyclist at Fault for an Accident?

Motorcyclists are often the victims in crashes. Car drivers fail to see the small, maneuverable bikes, leading them to pull out in front, switch lanes or open a car door from the curb. But it’s not always the larger vehicle that’s at fault in a motorcycle crash. Motorcycles are regularly involved in single-vehicle accidents. They’re ... Read More
 
Can You Start a New Job While on Workers’ Compensation?

Can You Start a New Job While on Workers’ Compensation?

It’s not uncommon for employees to consider new career opportunities after a work related injury. They might not feel safe in their current position anymore or they might get a better job offer from another company. Whatever the reasoning, some of our clients ask us about resigning or starting a new job while they’re on ... Read More
 
Rear-End Car Accident Collisions

Rear-End Car Accident Collisions

Whether it was a dull thud or a force that knocked your car into the intersection, a rear-end collision can be frightening, frustrating and lead to major injuries. Unfortunately, rear-end crashes are also all-too common, due in part to distracted drivers, tailgating and stop-and-go traffic.  What injuries can result from these types of crashes, and ... Read More
 
The Fatal Four

The Fatal Four

Construction is a dangerous industry, with serious hazards, heavy machinery and regularly shifting job sites. Subcontractors rotate on and off a project, meaning the workers at a single job may have different employers—each with different safety expectations. In order to better understand safety shortfalls, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) tracks jobsite injuries and ... Read More
 
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