Getting a Workers’ Compensation Settlement for a Back Injury

In Massachusetts and throughout the United States, the construction industry is a major employer. Unfortunately, the industry is also a major source of workers’ compensation claims, as construction sites contain many hazards. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) notes that, nationally, about 20 percent of worker deaths occur amongst
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Conveyor Belt Injuries

Experienced Conveyor Belt Accident Attorneys Manufacturers and warehouses everywhere rely on the use of conveyor belts, which introduced an unparalleled way of quickly transporting large number of goods throughout factories. Improperly constructed conveyor belts as well as belts that are not properly maintained or operated, however, can create a significant
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Trench Collapse Accidents

Trench Collapse Work Accidents Miles and miles of trench are dug throughout construction sites in the United States every year. The excavation and trench digging process is critical part of pouring foundations for buildings, burying underground cables/powerlines/utilities, and replacing or installing underground sewer/gas/water pipes. Trenching and forming trenches involves particular
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Nurse Injuries and Workers Comp Benefits Attorney

Many people fail to appreciate how much stress and strain a career in nursing puts on the body. Nurses typically spend their entire shift on their feet. Oftentimes nurses need to help patients in and out of bed, wheelchairs and the shower. Lifting patients and helping them re-position their bodies puts a tremendous toll on the neck and back. Most nurses develop chronic cervical and lumbar spines conditions over the course of their careers.

Massachusetts Warehouse Worker Injury Lawyer

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) there more than 145,000 warehouse workers working in 7,000 warehouse across the United States and the risks of an injury occurring on the job for these individuals are higher than the national average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that each year there are over a dozen fatalities in the warehouse industry and an average of 5.5 warehouse workplace injuries for every 100 full-time warehouse workers.

Punch Press Accidents and Injuries

Punch presses are machines that shear, form and punch holes in a variety of materials. The significant danger associated with these machines deals with the amount of pressure they generate in order to punch through materials. Most punch press injuries are the result of defective designs or defective manufacturing, failing to properly inspect before using, failing to properly maintain the press, failing to properly train employees, user error, failing to add proper warning labels.