Work injuries are life-changing and still all too common in America. Injured workers wonder if they will ever return to work, how they will pay for extended care and rehabilitation, and who will pay the bills while they recover. Today, workers’ compensation insurance is available in all 50 states and… CONTINUE
Are Chemical Burns Unique from Other Burn Injuries?
Chemical burns typically result from exposure to a product. When this happens, our aim is to determine if the burn was caused by a defect in manufacturing or design of that product. In the event that errors in manufacturing or design are to blame, it is a strict liability case,… CONTINUE
Electrocution Burn Injury
Electrical burn injuries are relatively uncommon and usually happen in occupational settings. But, when they do occur, injuries caused by electrocutions can be lethal or extremely serious depending on the source of electricity and the amount of voltage that is generated within the current that causes the injury.
Dog Bite: Worker’s Compensation – What If, In the Normal Course of Their Delivering Mail, a Letter Carrier is Bitten by a Dog? Does That Count as Worker’s Comp?
If a postal worker is bitten during the normal course of business, delivering the mail, she should file a workers compensation claim AND a third party personal injury claim against the dog owner. Worker’s Compensation would have a lien against the proceeds of the personal injury case because, presumably, the… CONTINUE