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Blog Posts in 2018

  • Leading Causes of Workplace Injuries in America

    | 11-Oct-2018

    Each day in America, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) estimates about a dozen workers will lose their lives in workplace accidents. Countless more will be injured, ranging from mild to severe. While this number is harrowing, it is actually encouraging when comparing it to OSHA data from four decades ago, when roughly 38 workers died a day due to preventable accidents. ...
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  • Can I File a Workers' Compensation Claim for Repetitive Stress Injury?

    | 18-Sep-2018

    Many workers often associate workers’ compensation claims with serious workplace accidents, like an industrial accident that causes permanent injuries. However, some of the most common and debilitating work-related injuries are actually caused gradually over time, eventually amounting to a serious health condition. Such injuries are known as repetitive stress injuries or RSI. Even though an ...
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  • Electric Scooters Are Headed to Virginia

    | 7-Sep-2018

    Electric scooters have started to appear on sidewalks in Norfolk and Virginia Beach. However, some of the busiest parts of these cities saw the black electric scooters from Bird disappear almost as fast as they showed up. That’s because Norfolk officials started to crack down on the scooters as soon as they heard about their arrival. City spokeswoman Lori Crouch said the following in an ...
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  • Risks for Virginia Construction Workers

    | 29-Jun-2018

    OSHA Report Show High Number of Injuries and Deaths Among VA Construction Workers Every year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration compiles data regarding work-related fatalities in each state. The OSHA’s fatality inspection data revealed that construction workers in Virginia experienced a high volume of fall-related deaths in 2017. According to the OSHA, 30% of all construction ...
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  • Dreamer's Act (DACA) Eligibility Confusion

    | 22-Jan-2018

    “ There has been much confusion in the news regarding DACA. Recently, a Federal Judge has put a hold on the Trump Administration’s efforts to end the program. There is still no permanent resolution, however, for the time being the government is required to process renewals from all who are eligible to renew. Who Is Eligible to Renew: You may request a renewal if you met the initial ...
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  • Types of Damages in Personal Injury Cases

    | 18-Jan-2018

    If you sustained an injury that was caused by the negligent actions of another party, you can pursue compensation through a personal injury lawsuit. If successful, you could recover various types of damages, which are determined on a case-by-case basis. Personal injury awards generally consist of two types of damages – compensatory damages and punitive damages. Here is what you need to know ...
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  • What You Need to Know Before Filing for Workers' Comp

    | 2-Jan-2018

    If you were injured in your place of work, you are going to want access to workers’ compensation benefits. Unfortunately, employers and their insurance company often try to fight these claims since they are generally interested in securing the best outcome for themselves, which is to pay you less than you deserve, or to deny your claim entirely. If you have never been through the process ...
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