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7 Common Work Injuries in Poultry Processing Plants

The most common injuries in poultry processing plants will be covered in this article, along with steps employees can take to prevent them.

What You Need to Know About Reopening a Workers Compensation Case

If you've received your workers' compensation settlement but feel it's not enough to cover your expenses, you may be wondering if it's possible to reopen your claim.

4 Signs It's Time to Settle Your Workers Comp Case

Workers' compensation cases are often complex and challenging to settle. However, there may come a time when you realize that it's in your best interest to reach a settlement agreement with the insurance company. If you're wondering whether or not now is the time to settle, here are signs that may indicate it's the right decision.

"Can I Get Workers Compensation After an Accident in a Work-Assigned Vehicle?"

There are many factors that must be considered when determining if a car accident is work-related and thus covered by workers' compensation.

The Differences Between Workers’ Compensation and Personal Injury Claims

Here are the most critical distinctions between workers’ compensation and personal injury claims. We’ve also provided information on how to file each type of claim.

Top 4 Facts for Injured Employees in Missouri

Here are the pertinent facts every injured worker should know about workers' compensation.

5 Common Injuries Sustained by Amusement Park Workers

Here are five common injuries you may suffer as an amusement park worker.

5 Common Work Injuries Among Nurses

Here’s a closer look at five common nursing injuries to help you keep safe.

Missouri Workers' Compensation for Violence Against Teachers

Whenever there is a violent confrontation in the classroom, teachers can become victims of heinous acts such as stabbings, shootings, and assault, which can lead to serious injuries.

“No Wage Theft Loophole Act” Passed in New York

The State of New York recently passed a bill closing what many considered a “loophole” in the state’s laws protecting employees against wage theft. Previously, while labor law in New York made it unlawful to withhold portions of an employee’s wage, it was unclear under what circumstances employers could seek exemption. The explicit purpose of Senate Bill S858 is “to clarify that Article 6 of New York’s Labor Law completely and without exception prohibits lack of distribution of earned wages.”

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