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Obtaining Workers’ Compensation Benefits for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

By Payer & Associates |

It is not uncommon to go home with the occasional ache or pain if you frequently use a specific limb or joint at work such as your hands. However, in many cases, workers who use their hands or arms a lot progressively develop a condition called carpal tunnel syndrome. This common nerve condition causes… Read More »

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Preventing Space Heater Fires in Your Workplace This Winter

By Payer & Associates |

Even here in South Florida, we experience several days of cold (at least cold for us) weather every winter. Because of this change in temperature, space heaters can be a common fixture in the workplace during the colder months. After all, most workers typically have no access to the controlled building temperatures that are… Read More »

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Workplace Aerial Lift Dangers

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Local 10 News recently reported that a worker had to be rescued from a McDonald’s sign after the lift the worker was in stopped working 100 feet up in the air. Fortunately, the worker was able to reach out for help by using his cell phone. Local fire rescue came to his aid by… Read More »

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Workers’ Compensation and Chemical Exposure

By Payer & Associates |

Local 10 News recently reported that the general manager of a Buffalo Wild Wings died after two cleaning agents combined to create toxic fumes in the restaurant’s kitchen. Officials have asserted that the incident, which occurred in the Boston area, began during the early afternoon of a recent Thursday when workers and customers began… Read More »

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Undocumented Workers And Workers’ Compensation

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The Sunshine State has a sizable number of undocumented workers, all of who have a role in the state’s economy and workforce. These workers often perform some of the most dangerous and deadly jobs because employers know that there is a lower chance of undocumented workers seeking compensation or speaking out against the safety… Read More »

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Drowsy Driving and Workplace Car Accidents

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According to the National Safety Council (NSC), car accidents are the leading cause of workplace death. Many of these crashes that occur during the work day or the daily commute are attributable to drowsy driving. And unfortunately, drowsy driving puts everyone on the road at risk. How Dangerous is Drowsy Driving? Statistics are grim… Read More »

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Workers’ Compensation for Slip and Fall Accidents

By Payer & Associates |

We all go to work every day to make a living in order to help support our families. But unfortunately, a large number of people are injured every single day while simply trying to make a living. In fact, over 12,000 people are injured on-the-job on a daily basis here in this country. And… Read More »

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Obtaining Workers’ Compensation Benefits For Injuries Sustained During a Business Trip

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Local 10 News recently reported that a company in Paris, France that has been ordered to compensate the family of a man who died while having sex with a stranger on a business trip. The man worked as an engineer with a railway services company near Paris when he met up with a woman… Read More »

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The Reasons Behind the Workplace Injuries Faced by Massage Therapists

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Massage therapists work in a profession focused on the wellness and treatment of other people and therefore, it is ironic that they often find themselves in need of healing. While this may not be the first profession you think of when you contemplate workplace injuries, the reality is that massage therapists work in a… Read More »

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Obtaining Workers’ Compensation Benefits For Work-Related Respiratory Illnesses

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Our respiratory systems are one of the most important parts of our bodies, but can also be one of the most vulnerable. Workers in many different environments and occupations can come into contact with a wide range of substances and materials that cause respiratory injuries and lung problems. According to the Centers for Disease… Read More »

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