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When Is a Motorcyclist at Fault for an Accident?

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

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…. Read More »

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

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

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… Read More »

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Rear-End Car Accident Collisions

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

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,… Read More »

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The Fatal Four

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

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… Read More »

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Meet the Buzzell, Welsh & Hill College Scholarship Program Winner

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

We’re so excited to announce the winner of our 3rd annual Scholarship Contest: Thomas Burkhalter! For this year’s contest, we asked folks to reimagine driver education curriculum, designing a new program or process that would place less emphasis on passing a written test and more on learning to be a safe, confident and conscientious… Read More »

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Does Your Length of Military Service Impact Your Social Security Eligibility?

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

When facing a disability, veterans sometimes worry that they won’t meet the requirements for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). Some may have served just a few years in the military before entering the workforce as civilians. Others may have spent most of their career in the military and feel they have limited working years… Read More »

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Buzzell, Welsh & Hill Announces 2021 Scholarship Winner

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

Here at Buzzell, Welsh & Hill, we always look forward to choosing a winner for our annual college scholarship contest and seeing what creative ideas applicants come up with. This year, they delivered, submitting loads of incredible plans to improve and update our country’s driver education curriculum. One plan truly stood out, however. That’s… Read More »

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Appealing a Negative Verdict After a Serious Injury

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

Unfortunately, not every verdict favors the injured party in a workers’ compensation case. Having your claim denied after suffering an injury due to another person’s negligence can make you feel defeated. But one verdict isn’t the end of your case. We have experience filing appeals on behalf of our clients when we feel the… Read More »

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Buzzell, Welsh & Hill Announces 3rd Annual $2,500 Scholarship Contest

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

Buzzell, Welsh & Hill recently opened up the application process for their third $2,500 Scholarship Contest. Any student enrolled in college courses or in technical school for the Fall 2021 semester is eligible to enter. “We’re happy to help students follow their dreams and passions,” said Steve Welsh, Managing Partner at the firm. “Costs… Read More »

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Proper Car Seat Safety Can Prevent Serious Injuries

By Buzzell, Welsh & Hill |

As a firm that specializes in personal injury, we speak at length with people about their driving habits. They say they drive more carefully with others in the car. That’s even more true for parents who are driving young children. They’re mostly worried about other drives on the road, but safety starts before even… Read More »

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