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Is Your Job Causing You Repetitive Stress Injuries?

Most people work in a profession they love, while others work to get by. Whatever the case may be, even the best or worst job can cause both stress and work-related injuries. Whether it’s an injury from office work or an accident on the road while driving for your job;

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The Many Dangers to Factory Workers

One of the worst factory accidents in the history of the United States – the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire – occurred 103 years ago today. Even today, despite the existence of OSHA and other safety regulations, factory jobs continue to expose workers to dangerous conditions. The many hazards surrounding the

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Top Five On-the-Job Injuries

Workers’ Compensation insurance provides medical benefits and wage replacement to any worker who has been injured on the job. While construction leads the pack in terms of on-the-job injuries, all employers should take proper care that their employees are not put in harm’s way. The 2012 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety

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Painful Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

The pain of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome does not discriminate. It can affect anyone, and has many causes: An office worker from using a computer mouse A supermarket clerk swiping and loading groceries A musician who spends many hours playing an instrument A factory worker cutting meat on a processing line

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What are Activities of Daily Living?

If you are in the process of claiming SSDI benefits, you may have seen the term “Activities of Daily Living.” This term (sometimes abbreviated as “ADL”) refers to the  functions that you normally perform on a day-to-day basis. Some examples include: brushing your teeth showering eating walking down stairs driving

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The Most Dangerous Cities for Workers in Georgia

The most dangerous cities in Georgia in which to work are: Gainesville Claxton Cumming Carrollton Lithonia What do all of these Georgia cities have in common? Each of them is home to a meatpacking plant. You might be thinking to yourself, “Here we go: another blog about cruelty to animals

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Seasonal Retail Workers Injured on the Job

If you work in the retail business, you know that there are numerous hazards that you must constantly keep in mind to avoid injury. Here are just a few common examples: Slipping or falling due to debris or wet floors Using ladders or footstools Possibility of violence due to theft

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Is Your Herniated Disc Holding You Back?

Back problems are not only extremely painful, but also disruptive to your daily life. Severe back pain can take its toll on even the strongest of us, and a herniated disc is the leader of the back pain pack. Back pain is more common than you might think, in fact,

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Does Citizenship Affect My Workers Comp Suit?

It is no secret that in the US, there are a large number of undocumented immigrants at work every day to support their families. What happens when one of these workers gets injured on the job? Do they have the right to sue for lost wages and damages, even though

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