Reviewing different types of workers’ compensation benefits
Whether you recently sustained an injury while working or you worry about the risks you face while on the job, it is important to go over the different ways in which workers’ compensation helps eligible workers. In fact, some people do not know about the different benefits that workers’ comp offers, and these benefits are […]
3 tips for filing a workers’ compensation claim
When you woke up to go to work, you did not expect that you would sustain a serious injury at your workplace. But this is a reality for many workers, and these injuries leave many with serious injuries that affect their employment and overall health. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers reported 2.8 […]
How do you photograph evidence from a car accident scene?
Car accident victims must keep thorough medical records of their injuries and damage to their vehicle. Because of adrenaline and the rush of emotions experienced in the accident aftermath, those injured may neglect to gather viable photographic evidence of their car damage. Forbes offers tips for using images to tell what happened during and after the accident. […]
Communication issues may lead to serious medical errors
Poor communication between health care professionals may result in patient injuries or fatalities. As reported by the HIPAA Journal, miscommunication most often occurs when staff members change shifts. When caregivers sign off at the end of their shifts, the responsibility of patients’ care transfers to another staff member. A joint commission’s research discovered 80% of communication […]
Reviewing work-related traffic accidents
Depending on the field you work in, there are many hazards you need to look out for while performing your job duties. Many workers find themselves behind the wheel, from truck drivers and taxi drivers to construction workers. Moreover, you could become involved in a traffic accident while working because your employer asked you to […]
Can a helmet reduce your chance of a fractured skull?
Motorcyclists like you understand that you face a higher rate of risk for physical injury than almost any other driver on the road. This is due to the compact size of your vehicle of choice, along with the lack of outer protection that covered vehicle drivers have. This is also why it is so crucial […]
How to drive safely around tractor-trailers
All drivers must share the roads with vehicles of all kinds, including tractor-trailers. Staying safe while operating your car means that you need to drive defensively to avoid accidents whenever possible. Some people tend to panic when they approach tractor-trailers while driving, but with these tips in mind, you can feel more comfortable and ensure that you […]
Why is the risk of passenger death higher in a big rig accident?
When large trucks and passenger vehicles collide, the result is often more deadly for the driver and occupants of the smaller vehicle. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reports that 4,119 people died in these types of crashes in 2019, and nearly 70% of those who died were riding or driving a personal vehicle, compared to a […]
Should you worry about inattentional blindness?
Under normal circumstances, inattentional blindness is not a bad thing. In fact, it serves an important purpose in allowing you to block out distracting information that takes away from a crucial point of focus. But when you add driving into the mix, this can serve as a dangerous – or even deadly – phenomenon. But […]
Can a car accident qualify for workers’ compensation?
Getting into a car accident may result in serious and life-altering injuries, as can an incident on the job site. Is there a way workers’ compensation insurance may cover your crash injuries? Under Pennsylvania’s workers’ compensation laws, if you get hurt during the ordinary course of business, the insurer may cover your medical bills and loss […]