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

The new rule that went into effect on January 1, 2015. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) now requires employers to notify OSHA when an employee is killed on the job or suffers a work-related hospitalization, amputation or loss of an eye. Also updated with the new rule is the […]

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