Workplace Injuries

The Dangers of Returning to Work Early

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Many work injuries prevent a victim from returning to work right away. A doctor may order that they take some time off in order to completely heal. If you are injured at work and have been unable to go to … Continue reading

What is the Right to Reasonable Work Accommodation?

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The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) required employers to provide a reasonable accommodation in the workplace to allow workers with a disability to perform their duties. The law prohibits employers from discriminating against employees based on their disabilities. Understanding what … Continue reading

How to File a Construction Injury Claim

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The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration reports that out of 4,379 worker fatalities in the year 2015, 21.4% (937) occurred in the construction industry. Construction is a highly dangerous industry in which workers have to operate heavy machinery, work … Continue reading

What Do I Do After an Accident at Work?

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When you are injured on the job, it can be frightening, stressful, confusing, painful, and overwhelming: many people are equally concerned about their health, their financial security, and their careers – all three of which can be in jeopardy after … Continue reading

How to Spot Hidden Dangers at Work

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Employers have an obligation to furnish their employees with a workplace free of hazards. Employees can also do their part to ensure a safe and hazard-free workplace by staying vigilant and using common sense. Workplace injuries happen every day, and … Continue reading

What to Do After a Workplace Injury in West Virginia

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After an on-the-job injury, you need to protect your rights. Workers’ compensation laws exist for this reason. Your company should have already informed you about the resources at your disposal, but for help filing a claim, you may reach out … Continue reading

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