Work-related Injuries Caused by Poor Supervision

Categories: Workplace Injuries

Every day, thousands of people are injured in the workplace. Many of these are true accidents. People slip and fall, equipment malfunctions, and unexpected things happen. However, when these injuries occur at work for any reason, victims are given fair workers’ compensation by law. Sometimes, however, these injuries are caused by negligence. These terrible injuries…

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Construction Worker Trapped in Manhole

Categories: Workplace Injuries

A construction worker in Dekalb County, Georgia was trapped in a manhole when he was inspecting a well. The man suddenly encountered an area with a lot of water, and was unable to escape from his position under the ground. Thankfully, fast-working emergency crews were able to take the man out of the manhole quickly….

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Firefighter Injuries: Seeking Compensation

Categories: Workplace Injuries

Several weeks ago, a firefighter suffered second-degree burns when he was battling a house fire at an abandoned home in northwest Atlanta. According to reports, the fire broke out at about 3:30 a.m., causing panic among the neighboring homes. The flames spread to the home next door, but the department said that the home dwellers…

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Workplace Injury Laws Change When Washington Does

Categories: Injured in a Fall

During the Clinton administration, workers in all sectors of the workplace were protected by workplace laws that required companies to compensate them for surgeries or therapies for back injuries, carpel tunnel, and other ailments and to upgrade workplace conditions. The requirements and responsibilities for businesse that came from the attention being placed on workplace environments…

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Workplace Injuries in Georgia Require Attorney Representation

Categories: Workplace Injuries

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics is responsible for documenting workplace injuries throughout the United States. Numbers recently released for 2010 show that 82 people died in the state of Georgia as a result of injuries they received on the job. The majority of those injuries were actually assaults and violent acts, inflicted upon a…

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