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Workplace and Industrial Accidents
Even if the accident seems insignificant, report it. Even if you’re not experiencing any pain or discomfort, report it. This is an important directive to follow in general.
Having a workers’ compensation claim denied can leave many injured employees with a mounting pile of medical debt and no other hope of relief.
Taking the time to review the general areas where slips, trips, and falls can occur can save an employer countless hours of lost employee labor due to injury and workplace shutdowns.
A third party lawsuit is a personal injury claim that workplace accident victims can file when the incident was due to the negligence of a person or business other than their employer or a co-worker. Learn more here...
Additionally, workers’ comp—like Florida PIP—does not take into account if the injury was your fault or not. You are generally covered by workers’ compensation insurance unless you were notfollowing company policy or were breaking the law.
The year 2015 presented more than 10,000 reports and officials believe that the reports have helped eliminate threats that could have led to thousands more.
To be regularly in service, an employee does not have to be constantly or continuously working. Instead, it is enough to show that it is an employer’s routine practice to utilize at least three employees.
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board is an independent federal agency tasked with investigating serious chemical accidents. Chemical Safety Board investigators released a preliminary report about the causes of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon accident.
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