Everyone knows that distracted driving is hazardous, but people often don't recognize exactly how many of their behaviors are actually a problem. A recent study shows that Americans basically double their risk of an accident through distractions.
Employees who work at jobs that involve chemicals should be aware of the dangers they face. Workplace accidents do not just involve slips, falls and falling objects. The risk of exposure to hazardous chemicals is a serious risk in some work environments.
Independent medical reviews (IMRs) are viewed with a lot of mistrust and trepidation by most workers receiving workers' compensation. The review process is supposed to help resolve disputes over what treatment for an injured worker is actually necessary.
The loss of companionship, or consortium, is often a part of serious injury claims or wrongful death cases. Aside from the obvious economic losses caused to a family after someone in the household is seriously injured or killed by someone's negligence, there are often other, even more devastating, emotional losses as well.
One of the hazards faced by construction workers is a crush injury.
Are you afraid of being on the road with big-rig trucks?