If you are a welder and your employer landed a contract with the federal government to produce parts for nuclear weapon production, you will likely encounter beryllium—which can be highly toxic in your work environment. Here are several important things to be aware of regarding beryllium and how to protect your health and your rights to compensation should you get sick. The properties of beryllium make it ideal for defense weapons
23 January 2017
More and more children are getting dropped off by their parents instead of riding the school bus. This is why many schools have a designated drop-off area for vehicles driven by parents. While these areas try to stay as organized as possible, there are many hazards and dangers that can occur. If you're involved in an accident at a school drop-off zone, there may be a lot of factors to consider for a personal injury case.
19 January 2017
Were you involved in a winter car accident and found "at-fault" due to the fact that you struck the other driver, yet wonder how the heck such a safe driver like you could have made such a disastrous mistake while driving? Auto accidents typically occur in the "blink of an eye," which may leave you searching for answers about why you suddenly made an error on the road. The truth is that accidents can happen so quickly, you may not remember or even known that a vehicle malfunction was the true cause of your accident and not a temporary lapse in your safe-driving judgement.
13 January 2017
Whether you work in manufacturing, an industrial company, or public school, accidents may occur. From slips and falls to injuring yourself on a machine, workplace injuries are more common than you may realize. Although shocking for some people to learn, an estimated 2.9 million non-fatal injuries and illnesses were reported by workplaces in 2015 alone. Most of the injured workers received an evaluation by a medical professional and any necessary treatment, but they may have suffered financially, physically, and emotionally due to injury.
12 January 2017
Getting involved in a car accident can be a traumatic experience. Senses are heightened, adrenaline rushes, and there are a lot of emotional experiences that a person must deal with. As you go through this process, you want to make sure that you are protecting your personal rights while getting through the situation without any extra harm. Understanding the best way to balance your compassion and communication can make a huge difference for the compensation that you receive in a case.
5 January 2017
If you've been driving for a while, then chances are you've probably waived someone through a gap in traffic or slowed down to let a merging vehicle in front of you. These acts of courtesy can be a virtue, but sometimes they can also result in an accident. The following looks at a few instances where common courtesy could result in a crash as well as your chances of being found at fault for such an accident.
29 December 2016
Purchasing items can be a hassle if there's a problem. Just simply trying to return items online can run into all kinds of issues. Those issues can become even worse if you've been injured by something that you purchased online. While getting items fast and in the mail has a lot of benefits, it's important to understand your options while on the go. Dealing with online product injuries can lead to a lot of issues.
22 December 2016
It's important to tread carefully outside after the snow falls, as it's easy to slip and fall. In most cases, it's the property owner's responsibility to remove the snow and ice that has accumulated on the surfaces of the roads to ensure optimal safety for those passing by. While snow can be slippery, black ice is perhaps the most dangerous aftermath of snow that you need to be on the lookout for.
21 December 2016
Every day, firefighters respond to countless calls to protect both life and property. Unfortunately, the rush to respond to the scene of a fire or other emergency can also put firefighters and other drivers at risk of being involved in a collision. According to a recent analysis from the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine, there were approximately 31,600 crashes involving fire and rescue vehicles between 2000 and 2009.
20 December 2016
There are many misconceptions surrounding car accident injuries, particularly when it comes to what victims can expect when filing a claim. Before you decide whether or not to pursue your case, you should learn the truth about what the process involves. Here's the truth behind some of the most common misconceptions about car accident injury cases. "You'll Need to Pay a Retainer Before You Can File." Many people believe that hiring an auto accident attorney for an injury case will require significant up-front payments.
2 September 2014