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Healthcare Workers suffer job injuries at a much higher rate than the general populace

The attached article states that “[t]he rates of workplace violence in health care and social assistance settings are five to 12 times higher than the estimated rates for workers overall, according to a Government Accountability Office report from last year… [and] when it comes to attacks, more than 75 percent of the nurses questioned in a Read More

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Hurt at work but told that you are not an employee? Don’t Give Up

Two years ago we shared a post which stated that, “according to the U.S. Department of Labor, approximately 30 percent of companies misclassify at least some employees. In total, about 42.6 million employees may be misclassified right now. The IRS and the Department of Labor have launched a campaign to root out these employers.” Alabama Read More

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Waste Management workers are in the top three job classifications at risk for injuries or death.

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health reports waste management workers are in the top three job classifications at risk for injuries or death. When you think about it, it isn’t surprising. Jumping on and off a large garbage truck, lifting heavy items, being cut by broken glass or stuck by improperly disposed of needles. Read More

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Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) suffer Job Injuries four times higher than all other professions

Emergency medical technicians (EMTs), who provide basic life support services, and paramedics, who also provide advanced life support services, suffer work injuries requiring treatment in the emergency room at a rate four times higher than workers in all other professions in the United States, according to one federal study. It’s not just EMTs who suffer Read More

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Alabama Work Injury Lawyers Over the Road Truck Drivers

If you are a truck driver for one of Alabama’s numerous transit companies (Alabama Freight, AMX Trucking, Boyd Brothers, Baggett Transportation, BPI Transportation, Malone Freight, Hanna Truck Lines, etc.), or an independent Owner Operator, you aren’t surprised to hear that according to reports issued by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Center for Disease Control, OSHA Read More

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