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What Is My Hearing Loss Worth?

What Is My Hearing Loss Worth? 

Hearing loss tends to creep up on people. You might have trouble hearing your spouse while dining in a crowded restaurant. It may be tricky to get the volume just right on the TV. You might ask your kids to speak up more often or repeat themselves. While hearing loss is a common part of ... Read More
 
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
 
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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