Posts Tagged ‘lost wages’

Employers must provide a safe workplace for employees

Safety in the workplace is a serious issue. Companies that violate the law face penalties and/or lawsuits. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is deadly serious about safety in the workplace. And despite what companies may think, they do inspect and keep track of whether or not there is compliance after an inspection. In…

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Increased big rig speed on highways may account for more accidents

The good news is that the number of car accidents has gone down. The bad news is that the number of big rig wrecks is on the rise. There are a number of factors at play during a car accident — anything from texting while driving to mechanical failure. And yet, the National Highway Traffic…

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Head Trauma Causes Railroad Foreman to Sue Employer

Traumatic brain injury can be deadly. It certainly alters a person’s life. This on-the-job injury case involved a railroad worker. John Doe (whose name has been changed to protect the victim) had worked for the Kansas City Southern Railway Company for a number of years when he was involved in an accident. The fateful event…

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Slip and Fall Accidents Do Not Net Plaintiffs an Economic Windfall

While some think a slip and fall case is an accident that will create an economic windfall for the plaintiff, this could not be further from the truth. Slip and fall cases, also referred to as premises liability, happen when you or someone else slips and falls on the land, business or premises of a…

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