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Correctional Officers have One of the Most Dangerous Job in America and Alabama

Did you know that according to a 2013 study by The National Health Institute, Correctional Officer was the most dangerous job in American for the year ending 2011? It is still listed as one of the 10 Most Dangerous Jobs in the U.S.

How much more dangerous is the job here in Alabama, where our officers are overworked in a prison system that is filled up to 180% of occupancy?

Correctional Officers are four times more likely to suffer a job injury that forces them to miss time from work than the general populace, and they are exposes to things we truly can’t comprehend.

Yes-Alabama’s prison system is one of the worst in America, but that is Montgomery’s fault, and not the fault of the majority of our Correctional Officers who are Protecting and Serving us by ensuring truly violent offenders are separated from society-while also trying to protect the inmates.

If you are a Correctional Officer, you have suffered a work injury in Alabama, and you have questions about your right to Alabama Workers Compensation benefits, don’t hesitate to contact and speak with one of the experienced Alabama Workers Compensation Attorneys at Powell and Denny today.

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