Can I Receive Workers’ Compensation for Mental Stress or Anxiety?
Workplace Injuries | November 4, 2019
Although less visible to others, mental distress can be just as disruptive to your life as physical trauma. Sometimes stress and anxiety are related to a physical injury. Sometimes they manifest in response to other […]
Can I Get Workers’ Comp If I’m Injured on My Lunch Break?
Workplace Injuries | October 11, 2019
Working for long periods without a break can have a negative impact on employee morale. In turn, this can lead to undue stress and cause exhaustion. As a result, the worker may be less productive […]
Most Common Workers’ Compensation Injuries
Workplace Injuries | September 30, 2019
On-the-job injuries are no laughing matter. After the accident, you may have pain and discomfort that can linger for weeks, months or even years. It may be difficult to perform your work duties in the […]
Can I Sue My Employer Instead of Collecting Workers’ Comp?
Workplace Injuries | September 18, 2019
Getting hurt on the job can leave you with a lot of questions. You could have medical bills to pay and may not be in a position to return to work. In these situations, it […]
Are You the Victim of Construction Employer Negligence?
In recent years, Savannah has experienced a boom in construction throughout the city. In 2016, the city issued building permits for projects that totaled $574 million, a 40 percent increase from the previous year. This […]
Workplace Amputations – An “Unreal” Scenario With Real Life Consequences
Workplace amputation accidents may happen quickly, but the consequences last a lifetime. Initially, victims deal with the shock of an injury that seems unreal yet is profound enough to change their lives forever. Physical and […]
Employees’ Rights Under OSHA
Employers are required by federal law to provide and maintain a safe and healthy work environment. The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), created under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, […]
What if a Shooter Comes Into Your Workplace?
Most employees expect to attend training sessions regarding safety equipment, anti-discrimination, and other workplace policies. It is a sad day when companies need to plan training sessions regarding what to do if a shooter enters […]
Injuries to Teachers at Work
Workplace Injuries | June 21, 2018
Firefighters, police officers, and construction workers all have something in common – they all go to work every day in an industry that has a high risk of harm. When someone decides to be a […]
Neck Injuries and Workers’ Compensation
Workplace Injuries | August 31, 2017
Problems with the back and neck are some of the most common injuries suffered by employees. While some cases involve minor strains or pulls, others are more serious and can have permanent and debilitating effects. […]