6 Steps You Should Take Immediately Following a Workplace Accident
Stephen Hasner | Workplace Accidents | November 3, 2021
Every year, thousands of workers are injured while performing their jobs. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were 5,333 fatal workplace injuries in 2019 alone. When you have been injured in an […]
Can I Sue My Employer for Negligence in Atlanta, GA?
Stephen Hasner | Workplace Accidents | September 8, 2021
If you’re injured at your workplace in Atlanta, Georgia, you can pursue compensation for your medical bills and other losses by filing a workers’ compensation claim. Georgia law requires the vast majority of employers to […]
2019 Statistics Show Increase in Worker Deaths in the U.S.
Stephen Hasner | Workplace Accidents | February 9, 2021
According to an Economic News Release from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on December 16, 2020, the number of fatal work injuries increased in 2019. The report indicates a two percent increase in the […]
Most Common Accidents in the Construction Industry
Stephen Hasner | Workplace Accidents | November 13, 2019
The construction industry is incredibly important to our economy and overall infrastructure. At the same time, working in this field can be incredibly hazardous. In fact, construction is one of the most dangerous industries to […]
The Deadliest Workplace Injuries in Georgia
Stephen Hasner | Workplace Accidents | October 19, 2018
In 2016, 171 people were killed in workplace incidents throughout Georgia. This number is down slightly from 180 individuals killed in work-related accidents in 2015, but is substantially higher than the 117 killed in 2013 […]
Injuries to Teachers at Work
Stephen Hasner | Workplace Accidents | 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 […]
Scaffolding Collapses at Construction Sites
Stephen Hasner | Workplace Accidents | June 7, 2018
Scaffolding is a familiar part of most construction projects. Scaffolding platforms allow workers to access high places outside of buildings for repairs, cleaning, or initial construction. While climbing scaffolding may be second nature for many […]
What Are Common Workplace Injuries in Georgia?
Stephen Hasner | Workplace Accidents | December 27, 2016
Unfortunately, workplace injuries frequently occur in Georgia and across the country. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that nearly three million on-the-job injuries are reported to employers every year. Many more injuries likely go […]