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SHOULD SAFETY INCENTIVE PROGRAMS BE USED TO HELP PREVENT WORK INJURIES?
Posted by: Richard Jaffe on Apr 26, 2017

Many employers put safety incentive programs into place to try to prevent workplace injuries from occurring. These programs frequently work by offering a cash incentive or some other reward if a certain number of days pass without any workers experiencing an injury which necessitates time off from work. Often, an entire group is rewarded as long as no one in the group has to take time off. If even one worker sustains an injury and takes days off from work, no one in the group gets the incentive.

WHY ARE WOMEN’S WORKPLACE INJURY CASES SOMETIMES MORE COMPLICATED THAN MEN’S?
Posted by: Douglas Landau on Apr 19, 2017

In more than three decades of trying workers comp cases, Lawyer Doug Landau has noticed that women’s workplace injury cases are sometimes more complicated than men’s. Having represented pregnant bartenders, senior caregivers with child rearing responsibilities in the home, and regular substitute teachers, Landau acknowledges how daunting it can be for women who have to juggle their health, home life and careers all at once.

THE MOST COMMON WORKERS’ COMPENSATION INJURIES
Posted by: Stephen Gaubert on Apr 12, 2017

Workplace injuries aren’t exclusive to physically-demanding industries, they can happen anywhere. Whether the injuries are a result of malfunctioning machinery, an object falling from a shelf or even slipping on a wet floor, they can leave people scrambling to cover the overwhelming medical bills that can pile up throughout the recovery period and for quite some time after. 

NOT JUST PHYSICAL: WORKERS’ COMPENSATION AND PSYCHOLOGICAL INJURIES
Posted by: Bernard Nomberg on Apr 5, 2017

It is universally understood that workers’ compensation covers physical injuries sustained during the course of employment. However, whether workers’ compensation covers psychological injuries can be a bit more complex.  This is based in large part on the fact that mental injuries are not as easily identifiable by medical professionals as a broken bone or severe laceration. Psychological claims often cannot be measured through physical findings. Instead, an employee may present subjective mental symptoms.

HOW SOCIAL MEDIA CAN CAUSE HARM TO YOUR LEGAL CASE
Posted by: Rogen Chhabra on Mar 29, 2017
For over a decade now, social media has become the norm on how we interact with each other on a daily basis. We post our favorite moments from our life on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, and Snapchat for all our friends and family to see as well as the public.
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