How to Gain Compensation For a Back Injury: When You Can and Can’t Sue

Back injuries are among the most debilitating injuries anyone can sustain. Whether your injury is a ruptured disk or a fractured vertebrae, it is likely that you will suffer from pain, restricted movement and expensive medical treatment. For that reason, it is important to understand when and how you can determine if you are owed […]

The Pitfalls of Playing Pokémon Go

Dangers of Augmented Reality Video Games Pokémon Go, an augmented reality game, was released unto the wild July 6th, 2016 and may have already passed Twitter in the number of users. A staggering statistic that Ni-antic, its creators, and the Pokémon Company must be ecstatic about. The game released for mobile devices on iOS and […]

Office Safety

Did you know that the rate of disabling fall injuries is two to two and a half times greater for office workers than non-office workers? We don’t typically think of an office as a dangerous work environment, but accidents in the office are quite common. In fact, it is probably because there are no massive […]

Attractive Nuisance

Children possess natural curiosity, a quality that can be both charming and dangerous. The “attractive nuisance doctrine” is a legal concept, designed to protect curious children, that makes it easier to sue a property owner for an injury sustained by a child on his property, even if the child was trespassing at the time of […]

Brain Injury Awareness Month

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month, and while awareness about traumatic brain injuries has risen in the past few years due to an increasing amount of scrutiny in the media and professional sports, it should be noted that brain injury victims are not just limited to athletes. Many soldiers also suffer traumatic brain injuries as […]

Black Ice Accidents

Invisible and deadly, black ice is one of the worst hazards drivers can encounter. It is a thin sheet of ice with virtually no air bubbles, so it is completely transparent. Black ice typically looks like damp or dry asphalt, and that is the deception. Drivers see it and think that the road is perfectly […]

Icy Sidewalks – Who’s at Fault

A slip and fall on an icy sidewalk can be very expensive for victims who suffer serious injuries, medical bills, time missed from work, and more. Even a relatively minor injury from a fall can be costly and cause impairment that affects your ability to work at full capacity in the years to come. In […]

Why So Many People Slip and Fall

Falls are the second leading cause of accidental death and disability, after auto accidents. They are the leading cause of accidents in hotels, restaurants, and public buildings and the leading cause of death in the workplace. In 2013, about 2.5 million non-fatal falls were treated in ER’s with 734,000 victims admitted to the hospital. 25,500 […]

Stand Down – How to Organize a Safety Event at Your Workplace

A Safety Stand-Down is an event in the workplace designed to promote fall prevention in the construction industry by identifying fall hazards and ways that fall safety can be improved. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has set a goal in 2015 for more than 20,000 Stand-Downs with more than 3 million workers participating. […]