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- Will Recent Court Opinion Place New Limits on Construction Scaffold Law?
According to a recent, yep sharply divided, opinion issued by the New York Court of Appeals -- the state's highest court -- employers may not be automatically liable for injuries when construction workers suffer falls on the worksite.
- Using an Expert Witness to Establish Damages in Business Defamation Case
If defamation has occurred against a business, it may take steps to recover damages for the harm done to its reputation. An expert witness may be able to provide information about the availability of damages and the extent of damages. This information may be shared with the business as part of a consultation or as testimony provided during court.
- Trampoline Park Accidents and the Park's Liability
According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, children under the age of six should not be permitted to use trampolines. The American Academy of Pediatrics warns against the use of trampolines by children altogether.
- Slip and Fall Accidents in Stores
by DiTomaso Law
A slip and fall accident can turn an enjoyable day of shopping into a nightmare. Every year, more than one million Americans visit the emergency room with injuries they sustained in a slip and fall accident. Many of these types of accidents happen in retail stores. Store flooring is often made of laminate materials or wood, which can become very slippery when wet.
- Raising Awareness about Faulty Takata Airbags
The list of recalled cars containing the defective airbags is expected to grow as time goes on.
- When Patients Place Trust in Professionals, Accountability is Vital
When you suffer from a medical condition in the United States, you are forced to place your trust in the hands of a vast network of doctors, nurses, pharmacists, drug makers, and medical device manufacturers. If you’re told that you have a heart condition, you might be able to seek a second opinion if you’re lucky enough to have the financial resources or health insurance, but you can’t double-check the diagnosis based on your own intuition or a quick web search.
- Why You Need Underinsured Motorist Coverage
Arizona law requires drivers to have insurance coverage. However, many drivers lack adequate coverage and are actually underinsured. As a driver, you are at risk from underinsured drivers.
- Illinois Receives High Workplace Safety Score from National Safety Council
While workplace injuries remain a serious problem in Illinois, the state scored the highest in measures of workplace safety by the National Safety Council as compared to other states. The rating was derived from data about worker health, workers' compensation, accident prevention programs, regulatory enforcement, and preparedness.
- Long-term Impact of Workplace Injuries
When an employee suffers from an injury at work, in most cases, that employee is eligible for Workers’ Compensation through their employee. Workers’ Compensation benefits cover lost wages, medical bills, physical therapy, and other costs related to the injury.
- When Do Workers’ Compensation Benefits Start?
When a worker suffers an injury on the job, their first concern is typically how they will pay their medical bills on top of their regular expenses while they are out of work.