The NTSB is Calling for Tighter Truck Safety to Reduce Trucker Fatalities

Large truck accidents have accounted for an increase in fatalities by 17% since 2009. By 2013, the number of truck fatalities rose to 3,964 — indicating the 4th straight year of fatality increases. While vehicle-related fatalities has been generally on the decline, it’s alarming that trucking fatalities in on the rise. This no doubt has […]

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3 Common Workers’ Compensation Claim Complaints and What to Do

Navigating the sea of paperwork and rules when filing a claim is no easy task. And, it isn’t necessarily designed to be easy for the common injured worker. This is probably why the following 3 claim complaints are often heard: I submitted a claim and my claim was denied. This is not uncommon. In fact, […]

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Workplace Injury Reporting Has Changed: New OSHA Rule

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In effect as of January 1, 2015, The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires employers to notify OSHA when a single employee or more is killed on the job or suffers a work-related hospitalization, amputation or loss of an eye. The new rule gives employers up to eight hours to […]

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