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First responders seeking workers comp might be impacted

There are many people in Florida and elsewhere that put their lives at risk for the safety of others. It is not an easy job, but first responders take on these risks and dangers for the betterment of society. Sometimes this work can take a toll on a person, even causing PTSD. Traditionally, those battling with these issues could seek workers' compensation is this disorder caused them unable to work for a period of time.

These 3 conditions put women at higher risk of workplace injury

On-the-job injuries can be highly upsetting for workers and their families. Not only are these injuries often painful and limiting, but they can also lead to missed workdays, which can affect a person's livelihood.

Helping you with a wrongful death action following a fatal crash

The loss of a loved one is a devastating event. Even if it is expected because one is elderly or ill, this is a challenging time to go through and move forward from. Thus, when a loved one is suddenly killed in a motor vehicle accident, it is hard to process this event. A loved one is taken away from you far too soon by someone acting negligently on the roadways.

3 causes of indoor fall accidents

When you fall indoors, you may suffer anything from a mild to severe injury. These accidents are unfortunately common. The National Floor Safety Institute reports that falls are the top cause of emergency room visits. When you suffer an injury on a property belonging to someone else, you may be able to hold them legally responsible. 

3 common fast food injuries

Whatever your particular goals are as a fast food worker, among the things that can have big impacts for you are workplace safety issues. You can face some unique hazards in a fast food restaurant. In fact, approximately 28,000 teenage fast food workers go to the emergency room for job injuries each year.

Chain of events may have led to crash involving Venus Williams

Last year tennis superstar and South Florida resident Venus Williams was involved in a tragic car collision that claimed the life of an elderly man. The incident occurred at an intersection where Williams slowed down and was then hit by a vehicle driven by the victim's wife. The victim's family has sued Williams and claims that she was the person responsible for the crash and the victim's death; Williams' legal team now claims that the true responsible party is another individual all together.

What is a catastrophic injury?

In short, a catastrophic injury is a life changing injury. They usually occur suddenly, without warning, and take individuals and families by complete, unprepared surprise. They often affect far more than just the person who was injured, as many times their families and loved ones need to step into a caregiver role. Accidents involving catastrophic injuries require complex litigation best handled by an experienced attorney. In the end, these cases often bring substantial compensation for medical bills, pain and suffering, and future expenses.

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