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Can You Be Fired For Being Injured on the Job?

July 6, 2009

For employees who get hurt on the job, workers’ compensation can provide welcome relief and deserved financial compensation. But what happens if you make a workers’ comp claim and then get fired? Can they do that? Can an employer fire an employee for being hurt on the job? As an employee, you have the right…

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Bicycle Safety Tips

June 21, 2009

Bicycle riding is becoming more popular that ever. Rising gas prices have many leaving their cars at home and riding their bicycles to work and to run errands. Many are turning to bicycles for the health benefits and to reduce pollution. Bicycle riding is easy, relaxing and fun and it’s something everybody can do. As…

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Back Injuries While at Work

March 30, 2009

Whether your job is in an office or your job involves physical labor, a workplace back injury is a risk for anyone. All employees should be aware that back injuries can happen on the job. There are steps that you can take to minimize your chances of having a work-related back injury. There are also…

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Hang Up and Drive! The Dangers of Driving While Talking on a Cell Phone.

January 26, 2009

Drinking and driving…most of us wouldn’t consider driving while drunk. But, most of us have talked on our cell phones while driving. But, do we really appreciate the ramifications of driving and talking on our phones. A recent study by the AAA Foundation, using driving simulators, suggests that drivers talking on their cell phones exhibit…

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If Your Workers’ Compensation Claim Has Been Denied

October 20, 2008

There are many ways a workers’ compensation insurance company can deny your claim. These ways may all seem the same to the injured worker. In fact, an insurance company may pay for some of your treatment at first, but don’t be fooled—your claim may still be denied in the long run. Sometimes, it may be…

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Heated Car Seats Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

April 3, 2008

Once considered a luxury item, electric heated cars are commonplace now. Did you know heated cars seats have been known to malfunction and become dangerously hot? What luxury! It’s a freezing cold day, you get in your car, flip on the heated seat switch and before you know it you’re toasty warm. I’ve accidentally turned…

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Checking a Doctor’s Malpractice History

January 2, 2008

Choosing a doctor is a big decision. Each doctor has their own unique training, medical specialties, and personal style. The doctor that you choose has a big impact on the care that you receive, so it makes sense that you want to check out a doctor’s malpractice history before you make a decision about your…

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Don’t Text and Drive

July 30, 2007

Each day thousands, if not millions, of teenagers across the country text while driving. However, too few of these teens take the time to think that what seems like an inconsequential activity can lead to fatal results. Patrick Sims is one of those teens. In November, 2005, the day before Thanksgiving, Patrick was texting while…

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Medical Records – Your Health, Your Rights

October 27, 2006

When an individual has been injured in an accident, the insurance company for the at-fault party is entitled to review the injured indivdual’s accident-related medical records to aid their evaluation of the injured party’s injury claim.

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What to Do in a Hit & Run Accident

September 27, 2006

You may be surprised to learn that most hit and run accidents are solved. If you’re the victim of a hit and run, there are things that you can do to get the compensation that you deserve and hold the offender accountable for their actions. However, you need to take action. Don’t be a victim…

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