Construction is rated every year among the most dangerous occupations in the US. This year, construction-related trades occupy three of the top 10 spots on the list. There are a lot of potential hazards on a construction site, and even when all of the required safety protocols are followed, many things can still go wrong. […]
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On April 4, 2010, 29 coal miners working in the Upper Big Branch mine were killed in an explosion. This tragic disaster turned out to be the worst coal mining accident in four decades. An independent investigation found that the coal company that operated the mine was directly responsible for the blast. The company was […]
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There are millions of auto accidents in the United States each year, and most of them are the result of some type of negligence. In fact, a Stanford University analysis concluded that at least 90% of all motor vehicle crashes are caused at least in part by human error. But human error can mean a […]
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After being in an accident that results in a personal injury, you might find yourself dealing with the responsible party’s insurance company. It usually starts with a phone call from an adjuster soon after the accident to ask how you were doing. They will be very friendly, courteous, and empathetic, and they will do everything […]
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Getting injured in an accident can take a major financial toll on victims and their families. Medical bills can pile up quickly and being out of work for an extended period of time makes matters even worse. Missing a lot of work is not only difficult financially; it can also be hard for an injured […]
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If you get into an auto accident while driving a company vehicle, the case can be far more complicated than accidents that happen in a personal car. One of the first issues will be determining who is at fault and who is responsible to pay for the injuries and other losses that are sustained. In […]
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An explosion at the Chemours plant in Belle, WV earlier this week resulted in a fire that prompted a temporary shelter in place order for residents within a 2-mile radius of the plant. Route 60 was also closed between Campbell’s Creek and the Chelyan Bridge because of the incident. The explosion left several people injured, […]
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Each year, more than 4.5 million workers in the US get injured on the job. This averages out to more than 12,500 injuries per day, 500+ injuries per hour, and an injury every seven seconds. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), the top three causes of workplace injuries are: Overexertion: Usually resulting from too […]
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There are numerous reasons why a car accident may occur. Driver negligence, bad weather, poor road conditions, and the negligence of third parties could all be contributors, and sometimes, they are caused by a combination of several different factors. Most of the time, auto accidents are preventable. The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) found […]
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Accidents and injuries are common, but when they happen because of the negligent or reckless actions or omissions of another party, they can become the basis for a legal claim. A personal injury action is a civil claim for which the sole remedy is monetary damages. These can include damages not only for direct economic […]
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