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Are There More Construction Injuries during the Summer Months?

The construction industry gets busier during the summer months for a few reasons. The longer days, warmer temperatures, and available seasonal workers mean more construction work sites during the summer than any other time of the year. More work sites mean more construction injuries during the summer months. Most work injuries happen in June, July,… Read More


How Can I Avoid a Truck Accident? 

There are more than 37 million commercial trucks registered and used for business transport across the United States. If you drive, you have no doubt come across one of these massive rigs in your travels. Driving alongside a tractor trailer can be a nerve-wracking experience.  This discussion explains why truck accidents happen and provides practical… Read More


Does Workers’ Compensation Cover a Car Accident While Driving a Company Car?

If you suffer an injury in the workplace, the costs associated with your injuries are covered by Workers’ Compensation. That includes your medical expenses, lost wages, disability if the injury prevents you from returning to work, and death benefits if the injury results in a fatality. However, things get a bit more complicated if you… Read More


How Can I Prepare My Vehicle for Summer Driving?

Summer brings better weather to our area, which means you may have plans to be out on the road more. Whether you are traveling nearby or heading out across the country, your vehicle should be in good working condition. Otherwise, you risk possible injury to yourself or to others from a car accident. Especially after… Read More


Which Vehicles Have the Highest Safety Ratings for 2022?

Shopping for a new vehicle can be overwhelming, considering the number of different brands manufactured each year. When making their decision, consumers consider a wide range of factors, including the make and model, different costs, and various features in the vehicle. Price is a key consideration for some consumers, whereas others focus on all the… Read More


Who Is Liable if I Am Hit by Debris that Falls Off a Truck?

Imagine that you are driving behind a large commercial truck on a busy highway when suddenly, a large piece of debris falls off the truck and strikes your vehicle. Depending on the size of the object that hit your car, this could cause considerable property damage. In addition, if the debris breaks through the front… Read More


How Dangerous Is Drowsy Driving? 

The risks of driving drunk and distracted driving are well-known. However, there is another bad habit that is not as widely talked about but is just as dangerous. That is drowsy driving.  According to the most recent data available from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), there were nearly 700 deaths in a single… Read More


How Can I Avoid Heat-Related Injuries in the Workplace?

Injuries in the workplace can be caused by anything from a slip and fall accident to a faulty piece of equipment. However, injuries that few people ever take into consideration are those that are caused by excessive heat. Categorized as heat illness, health issues caused by excessive heat are not uncommon and usually go unnoticed… Read More


How Common are Workplace Injuries in the First Year of Employment?

Regardless of industry, injuries at the workplace are a common occurrence.  Even employees in seemingly less dangerous positions such as those in an office position can sustain a serious and debilitating injury.  Also, it is perhaps even more dangerous for those new to a job and within their first year of work.  According to a… Read More


How Can I Avoid a Car Accident During Memorial Day Weekend?

The Memorial Day holiday is a great time to remember the sacrifices made by so many service members. The holiday often centers around gatherings with friends and family. If the weather cooperates, you may enjoy time outside. For some, you may travel a long distance to enjoy the long holiday weekend with family and friends… Read More


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