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Company Cited for Failing to Protect Workers

August 15, 2016

Sign Source USA has been cited again for worker’s safety violations. According to a report by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), this is the third time safety and health inspectors have found issues at one of Sign Source’s manufacturing location.…

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The Increase in Auto Accident Deaths

August 12, 2016

According to a recent report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), we’re suffering more fatal auto accidents than we have since 2008. Not good news. These results were hinted at last December when the NHTSA noted an increase of nearly 10 percent in the…

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Company Negligence Effects Lives

August 8, 2016

Company’s negligence to follow safety regulations has caused hundreds of fatalities and injuries throughout the years. Families have lost loved ones due to company’s failure to update their safety codes and make their workplace safe. Construction companies have the highest occurrence of wrongful deaths and…

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Distracted Driving: Parents do it, too

August 4, 2016

Are You a Distracted Driver? Distracted driving is not something we should take lightly. Serious accidents and injuries have occurred because someone decided that their phone screen was more important than their safety of the safety of others. In fact in a poll conducted for…

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Fourth of July Safety Tips for the Long Weekend

June 30, 2016

This year, the Fourth of July falls on a Monday, meaning an extended holiday weekend for many people. With that extended celebration comes greater risk of injury. Follow these tips to protect you and your loved ones from accident and injury this holiday weekend. FIREWORKS…

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Bicycle Accidents: Who’s at Fault?

June 23, 2016

Every year, hundreds of bicyclists die in traffic accidents involving motor vehicles, and thousands more are injured, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) data. Drivers can play a big role in reducing those statistics, but it’s a two-way street, and bicyclists have responsibilities as well.…

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Personal Injury Lawsuits: Hiring a Lawyer

June 16, 2016

If you’re having heart issues, you don’t schedule an appointment with a foot doctor. The same logic applies to hiring a lawyer after a serious car accident. If you or a loved one was hurt in the collision, you probably shouldn’t call your tax attorney…

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Workers’ Compensation Insurance and Workplace Safety

June 9, 2016

Last week, we covered the Occupational Safety and Health Act and Administration (OSHA) and the workers’ rights and employer responsibilities it covers. But what happens when there is a failure of workplace safety and an injury occurs on the job? This post covers the workers’…

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OSHA and Workplace Safety: Know Your Rights

June 2, 2016

Workplace safety affects millions of people in the United States but it might not be very well understood. Often the only time employees consider their workplace safety is after a workplace injury. However, by understanding workplace safety, including the Osh Act and workers’ compensation insurance, you can…

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Changes to Workers’ Compensation Programs Hurt Injured Workers

May 26, 2016

Changes to state-based workers’ compensation  insurance programs over the past few years have made it increasingly difficult for injured workers to receive benefits such as coverage for their medical expenses, a report by the Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration syas.  According to the…

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