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Why Distracted Driving is Bad Driving

By Payer & Associates |

While it is easy to forget this in the day-to-day monotony of driving from home to work and then returning to home to sleep before waking to do it all over again, operating a car is actually a task that requires a lot of skill and concentration. For this reason, it can only safely… Read More »

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Long Hours, Injured Employees and Workers’ Compensation

By Payer & Associates |

Local 10 News recently reported that U.S. nuclear plants will be allowed to keep workers on longer shifts to deal with staffing problems in the coronavirus pandemic. This change is understandably raising concerns by both watch groups and the families of these workers that employee exhaustion will increase the risks of accidents which, among… Read More »

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Understanding Limitations of the Presumption of Occupational Causation

By Payer & Associates |

While no one wants to experience a workplace injury, those who work in some industries undoubtedly have a higher risk of being injured at their workplace in certain ways than the rest of us do. For example, police officers, firefighters, and correctional officers all face an inherent risk of being injured in particular ways… Read More »

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The Dangers of Drunk Driving

By Payer & Associates |

As reported recently by the Miami Herald, a University of Florida student has been accused of drunk driving in a weekday evening crash that killed his girlfriend this past January. The 19-year-old Weston resident was driving at least 75 mph on a road where the speed limit is only 35 mph when he lost… Read More »

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Understanding the Concern About Workplace Gas Exposure

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An article published recently by the Miami Herald indicates that workers at an oil and natural gas fired plant in Massachusetts have gone on strike over what they call public safety issues and concerns about working conditions. Employees at Mystic Generating Station, the largest power plant in the state and a 2,001-megawatt plant, have… Read More »

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What Should I Do if My Child is Injured Because of the Negligence of a Daycare?

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While we love our children equally and don’t want any of them to encounter harm, the reality is that our youngest children are often our most potentially vulnerable. This is especially true because many of us have to entrust them to the cart of a daycare or nursery school before they may even be… Read More »

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Avoiding Workplace Risks as an Airport Worker

By Payer & Associates |

As reported by the Miami Herald, multiple TSA screening officers based at Orlando International Airport have tested positive for COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, in recent days. Over two dozen airport screening agents at Florida airports have been diagnosed with the rapidly spreading virus that is currently at the center of a worldwide pandemic…. Read More »

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The Workplace Risks Faced By Nurses

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Healthcare workers such as nurses work in one of the most important roles in our society as they are literally on the front line of keeping the rest of us healthy and helping us recover when we become ill or suffer an injury. Unfortunately, that also means that nurses work in one of the… Read More »

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Why You Shouldn’t Hesitate to Obtain Medical Treatment After a Car Accident

By Payer & Associates |

Unfortunately, car accidents are responsible for thousands of injuries every year in the United States. However, following an accident, you may hesitate to seek medical help because of other factors. Between assuming injuries are minor and being caught up in a busy schedule like we all are, it is understandable how obtaining medical help… Read More »

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Protecting Workers From Coronavirus

By Payer & Associates |

The outbreak of coronavirus and news of its continuing spread across the globe seemingly becomes more alarming on a daily basis. These days, you can’t look at your phone, turn on a tv, or even talk with coworkers without the topic arising of the deaths and illnesses that have occurred throughout the world and… Read More »

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