What are Common Reasons for Workers’ Compensation to Be Denied?

It can be extremely disheartening for any worker who has been hurt on the job to receive a workers’ compensation claim denial. Typically, the denial comes in the mail and can make an injured employee feel as if they have nowhere to turn. However, all workers who have been denied their workers’ compensation benefits can… Read More »

OSHA Fatal Four Hazards

Working in the construction industry takes skills and stamina, but no matter how agile and experienced a worker may be, it does not detract from the hazards they may face. Every day new challenges arise that put workers at risk of being hurt or fatally injured on the job. Dangerous elements of a construction job… Read More »

What is Silica Dust Compensation?

Approximately 1.7 million people are exposed to silica dust each year, according to the National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH), and virtually all this exposure occurs in the workplace. About 250 people die from silica dust exposure annually, and many more are rendered disabled. If a worker’s job involves drilling, grinding, or cutting… Read More »

My Compensation Claim was Denied, What Can I Do Next?

Sustaining an injury on the job is stressful enough without having your workers’ compensation claim denied. When this happens, it is understandable to feel like you have no other options, but that is not the case. If you were injured on the job and your workers’ compensation claim was denied, there are steps you can… Read More »

What is Jackhammer Syndrome?

Construction work can be a dangerous job for many reasons. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), of the 4,674 worker fatalities that took place in private industries in 2017, 971 of them were in construction. Construction workers face dozens of safety hazards, which can lead to injuries ranging from mild to serious.… Read More »

What are Common Restaurant Industry Injuries?

Almost 200,000 restaurant employees report an injury every year, for which many receive workers’ compensation benefits. Each eatery can expect to pay out about four claims per year. Front and back of the house restaurant injury types vary due to unique circumstances. However, most can be categorized into the following groups: heat-related injuries, sharp object-related… Read More »