5 Questions to Ask Your Car Accident Doctor: Car accidents happen out of nowhere and often leave survivors in shock. Amid the chaos that frequently occurs in the aftermath of a car accident, you might neglect to seek medical attention, especially if you believe your injuries are minor. Unfortunately, this is a big mistake. Not
Texas is a bustling state home to numerous prosperous industries. Texas also takes the top spot for being the most dangerous state for workers in the country. According to the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI), 488 workers were killed in workplace accidents in 2018; and, while this decreased, Texas remains the worst state for workers
Proper training and maintenance are important to prevent a potentially serious accident. In this note, we will review the causes of potential accidents and 18 rules to prevent them. CAUSES OF ACCIDENTS Rollovers: A large number of accidents are due to rollovers from driving too close to the edges of the road or from driving with
Have you suffered an injury at work? If so, you need to work with a workers’ compensation law firm to file for workers’ compensation. It does not matter what state you live in, all employers are federally obligated to pay for workers’ compensation insurance in order to protect their employees in the event of a workplace accident.
The most common workplace accidents and the reasons for them occurring are two sides of the same coin. While there are absolutely cases of freak accidents causing harm that no one could have averted it’s also true that, without the hazards that often go unnoticed and unaddressed, there would be far fewer incidences of workers
Your brain is well protected by your skull and the fluid inside it. However, if you hit your head or your body is violently shaken, your brain can hit the inside wall of your skull with great force. If this happens in the course of a car accident, you may suffer a concussion. Concussion can
How Occupational Diseases and Injuries Occur from Traffic Accidents Injuries that originate at work and those that are caused by traffic accidents are among the most common in the general population. It is important to note that both types of situations have consequences on people’s job performance according to the degree of severity. Rest periods,
When a person is the victim of a traffic accident of this type, they often have to face situations in which insurance and transportation companies tend to take advantage of their resources not to grant the benefits and compensation for accidents with trailers that the law establishes Suffering an accident with a trailer, or having
Falls from scaffolding Scaffolds are temporary frames used on construction sites to facilitate access to high places. The heights of these platforms generally vary between 2 and 14 meters in height, which is why they represent a high risk due to the severity of the injuries that can be produced by falls from such distances.
Authorities say that people began to drive more risky as they saw less traffic on the roads. The number of people who lost their lives on US highways increased 4.6% in the first nine months of 2020 despite the coronavirus lockdowns that reduced traffic that year. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA),