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Workers' Compensation

Logging is the Most Dangerous Civilian Occupation

While severe and tragic accidents can happen on the job for anyone, there are occupations that pose much greater risks than others. One of those occupations is logging. The National Traumatic Occupational Fatalities (NTOF) surveillance

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Types of Car Accidents and How to Avoid Them

Of the 5.5 million that occur annually, 93 percent of traffic accidents are completely avoidable and due solely to human error, according to the Federal Highway Administration and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. These

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Workers' Compensation

Pesticide Poisoning at the Workplace

If you work in agriculture such as farming, orcharding, fruit or vegetable packing, landscaping, or any other type of employment that you use or are exposed to pesticides, you may be at risk. Pesticides are

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Personal Injury

Surgical Mesh Complications

Hundreds of thousands of Americans undergo hernia surgery. In many hernia surgeries, but not all, a device called surgical mesh (which is a woven fabric) is used to repair the abdomen. It is placed between

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Workers' Compensation

Workplace Falls

Falls are one of the most common, as well as one of the most dangerous, types of workplace injury. While construction workers are at the most risk of a fatal fall, according to the Centers

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Workers' Compensation

The Health Hazards of Poor Indoor Air Quality

Loggers, construction workers, and Alaskan crab fisherman are not the only people at risk on the job. While catastrophic injuries such as traumatic brain injuries from heavy machinery and spinal cord damage from high falls

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Personal Injury

The Fragility of Your Vocal Cords

One of the scarier injuries you can receive is losing one of your senses. To be able to see, hear, feel, smell, and taste are incredibly important, and while it is, of course, entirely possible

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Car Accidents

SUVs, Vans, and Pickup Rollovers

While it may seem counterintuitive, a large vehicle may not always be the safest option. It is true that in multiple party collisions, generally the occupants of larger vehicles fare better. However, SUVs, large vans,

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Personal Injury

Shoulder Impingement Injury

Shoulder injuries commonly happen after car accidents, from bad falls, and after years of carrying out a repetitive motion at work. When the pain and loss of mobility are the result of shoulder impingement, surgery

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