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- Money-Motivated Oil Rig Employers Sacrifice Safety
Money is a major motivating factor to many of the workers who are flocking to North Dakota, the fastest growing state in the nation, to work in the oil fields. Some oil rig employers are sacrificing the safety of their workers in order to make money.
- Workers Compensation: Shoulder Injuries
Insurance companies will often deny benefits. They dispute shoulder injuries by blaming your problems on arthritis or that the injury did not result from a work related incident.
- The Three Main Causes of Construction Accidents
Most construction accidents are caused by one of three main reasons. Generally, a failure in training or a poor decision.
- OSHA Safety Standards for Vessels: Ship Fire Safety
There are OSHA safety standards for vessels that employers must enforce to ensure ship fire safety. Violating standards could result in a Jones Act maritime claim.
- Maritime Lawsuits Resulting from Slips, Trips and Falls
Maritime lawsuits can result from seamen being injured by slips, trips and falls while on the job.
- Alabama Premises Liability Claims: Claims Not Requiring Prima Facie Proof of Notice
This article discusses Alabama premises liability law, and explains that Alabama distinguishes between various premises liability cases. Specifically, this article discusses how plaintiffs bringing claims alleging a defective premises or a hazardous premises created by an employee are not required to make a prima facie showing of a premises owner's knowledge of the defect.
- Parties Who Can File Lawsuits for Emotional Distress Under the Jones Act
Lawsuits for emotional distress can be filed by injured maritime workers and others. On the Gulf Coast, contact a Jones Act maritime attorney at The Young Firm.
- New Law Provides for Quicker Resolution of Alabama Personal Injury Claims
This article discusses a new law in Alabama allowing parties to hire a private judge to preside over certain cases, including non-jury personal injury claims. In addition to providing details of the new law, this article also identifies the benefits that a personal injury claimant may reap from utilizing the new private judge system.
- Looking at Marital Status, Dependents, for VA Benefits
Veterans’ disability lawyers in Raleigh will explain how your marital status and dependents can impact veterans’ disability benefits. If you have a disability rating of 30 percent or higher, it could lead to additional compensation.
- The Rights of Longshoremen Under the LHWCA
What your legal rights are as an injured longshoreman? You may be entitled to benefits covered under the LHWCA.