Sanitation Worker Dies in Road Accident, and Other Workers-Compensation News

There are many jobs in the United States that put workers at serious risk of injury every single day. However, the most dangerous occupations almost always involve working on roadways. Car accidents are a part of modern life, but they’ve become…

Airline Worker Injured in Fire, and Other Workers-Compensation News

Workplace injuries are a serious danger for U.S. employees. Although the overall number of work accidents is falling each year, there are still hundreds of employees dying every year at work, and many more suffer serious injuries. The Occupational…

Skydiving Worker Seriously Injured, and Other Workers-Comp News

Every job has its own set of rewards, challenges and dangers. Without proper maintenance, even the safest workplaces can develop hazards that cause serious injuries. For example, waiting tables may seem like a fairly safe job until a restaurant…

Construction Worker Drowns in Crane, and Other Workers-Compensation News

Construction workers are exposed to a variety of hazards while on the job, including unmarked holes, dangerous equipment and falling objects. One of the most dangerous parts of a construction worker’s job involves the use of heavy vehicles,…

Accident in Closed Mine Kills One, and Other Workmans-Comp News

Historically, mining has always been a very dangerous job, and although new technology has made the job significantly safer, accidents still occur at a fairly high rate. Many of these accidents involve crushing injuries caused by mine collapses;…

Construction Worker Dies After Three-Story Fall, and Other Workers-Comp News

It’s frightening how easily a day at a construction site can turn into a tragedy. In fact, approximately one in five workplace accidents involves a construction worker, according to the U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration.…

Workmans-Comp News: Acrobats Left With Spinal Injuries After Circus Accident

Most people have heard about the recent circus accident that injured nine acrobats. The performers were hanging from their hair as part of a stunt when the device supporting them gave way, allowing them to fall approximately 40 feet to the hard…

Workers Injured During Demolition, and Other Workers-Compensation News

Within the construction industry, it’s a well-known fact that falls are the number one cause of injury. The second most common cause is nearly as deadly and is very difficult to prevent. In 2012, 79 workers died after they were struck by falling…

U.S. Companies Are Misclassifying Workers, and Other Workers-Comp News

The workers-comp system is a national effort to protect workers by providing them medical benefits and wage replacement if they suffer an injury while on the job. It provides workers with the money they need to recover without forcing them to…

Dan Marino Files and then Withdraws Workers Compensation Lawsuit

Dan Marino is one of the most famous quarterbacks of all time. The 52 year old player’s claim to fame is his stint with the Miami Dolphins as a quarterback par excellence. Past his prime now and out of the game, Marino is in the news for something…