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Year: 2012

How to File a Workplace Injury Claim

December 15, 2012 | Workplace Injuries

If you were hurt or injured on the job, you’ve likely had to miss work, pay costly hospital bills, and endure much pain and suffering. You can seek compensation for these items and more by filing a workplace injury claim against your employer. When you’re injured at work, you have two options for filing a…

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Statistics of Driver Fatigue Accidents

December 7, 2012 | Auto Accidents

We all know it is dangerous to drive drunk, but what about driving when sleepy? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, an estimated 56,000 car accidents occur every year in the U.S. because tired drivers get behind the wheel. Additionally, a study by the National Sleep Foundation revealed that 60 percent of adult…

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What Falls Under Employer Responsibility?

November 30, 2012 | Workplace Injuries

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, employers owe a duty to their workers to provide a safe, healthy, and hazard-free working environment. The OSHA Act outlines hundreds of specifications for work site, tool, and equipment conditions in order to keep employees out of harm’s way while in the workplace. While the…

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Typical Car Accident Injuries

November 28, 2012 | Auto Accidents

According to the U.S. Census, a staggering 2.2 million people were injured in car wrecks in just 2009 alone. Typical car accident injuries can include everything from minor cuts and bruises to broken bones and severe brain trauma. Some of the most common types of injuries we see as a personal injury firm include:  …

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8 Tips to Prevent a Reckless Driving Accident

November 25, 2012 | Auto Accidents,Personal Injury Claims

According to the most recent U.S. Census reports, there are more than 10.8 million car accidents every year. Nearly 36,000 of those result in the deaths of drivers or passengers involved. Unfortunately, many of these deaths are the result of reckless driving and, had the drivers been operating their vehicle more carefully, could have been…

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How Third Party Insurance Affects Your Car Wreck Settlement

November 17, 2012 | Auto Accidents

When you’re the victim of a car accident, you may decide to file a claim in order to recoup your medical costs, car damages, and more. Unfortunately, these claims more often than not involve third party insurance – the insurance of the other driver – and are more difficult to seek compensation from. The third…

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What to Do After an Oil Rig Injury

November 9, 2012 | Workplace Injuries

Due to a shortage of employees within the industry, oil rig workers are typically forced to work long and strenuous hours, often in very hazardous conditions. Unfortunately, this puts them at an increased risk for injury. While an oil rig injury could be minor, such as burns, scrapes or cuts, all too often they are…

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