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Is the Employer Liable for Inadequate Training Injuries?

Is the Employer Liable for Inadequate Training Injuries?

Under federal law, workers are entitled to a safe workplace. This means a work environment that’s free from any known health and safety hazard. But in order to help foster a safe environment, employers must make sure that workers understand safety protocols, recognize risks and feel comfortable raising safety issues with their supervisor or manager. ... 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
 
What Do I Do If I’ve Gone Back to Work but I’m Still Hurt?

What Do I Do If I’ve Gone Back to Work but I’m Still Hurt?

When you’re injured on the job, the days immediately following are often filled with reports, calls and appointments. In that whirlwind of activity, it’s easy to start thinking of just heading back to work. Your initial physician’s assessment might recommend you go back on a modified schedule, something that can feel difficult to disagree with ... Read More
 
Tricks Employers Use in Workers’ Comp Cases

Tricks Employers Use in Workers’ Comp Cases

Many employers make good on their obligations under the law to take care of workers who have been injured on the job. Unfortunately, some employers attempt to skirt the rules or resort to unfair practices designed to minimize their legal obligations to the injured worker. Over the years, our workers comp attorneys at Buzzell, Welsh ... Read More
 
Workers’ Compensation: A Q&A with Josh Carroll

Workers’ Compensation: A Q&A with Josh Carroll

Josh Carroll is a workers comp attorney in Macon, GA at Buzzell, Welsh & Hill. He combines an insurance background with a drive to represent everyday people. He specializes in serious personal injury cases and workplace injuries.   After a workplace injury, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed. What if you need surgery or months of ... Read More
 
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