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How Can Construction Workers Stay Safe in Winter?

Many people have jobs that require extended periods spent outdoors and exposed to the elements. Winter weather can make outdoor work especially dangerous. The combination of potential precipitation and extremely cold temperature can be deadly for improperly equipped workers.  Most employers provide workers with equipment and gear to handle outdoor work. Many workers also purchase[…] Read More

How Does a Workers’ Compensation Settlement Work?

Every employer in the state of Delaware with one or more employees must carry Workers’ Compensation insurance. This insurance provides benefits to employees who become ill or injured because of their employment. The illness or injury must be directly related to the performance of the job.  Statistics reveal that nearly three million employees nationwide were[…] Read More

What can Workers Do about a Job-Related Back Injury?

Workplace back injuries are more common than any other type of on-the-job injury. According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, 38.5 percent of the musculoskeletal workplace injuries impact the back. This is a significant threat, so you should understand how to protect yourself if you suffer a back injury at work. What Steps[…] Read More

How has the Pandemic Affected Workers’ Compensation?

Workers’ Compensation is insurance coverage that most employers are required to carry. This insurance provides missed income and medical bill reimbursement coverage for workers who get injured on the job. When thinking of workplace injuries, most people assume construction and other hazardous work is the only type of work that would qualify for Workers’ Compensation.[…] Read More

What are Some Injuries Sustained by Teachers?

Teachers serve as role models to children, providing them with education, guidance, and dedication. They deserve to be respected by students, parents, staff members, and administrators, but are sometimes targeted for violence and personal injury. Physical and emotional harm are only part of the picture because unhealthy working environments in schools can cause serious illnesses.[…] Read More

What is the Coming and Going Rule in Workers’ Compensation?

Workers’ Compensation is a no-fault insurance system designed to protect employees who become injured or ill in the workplace. Workers’ Compensation is funded by employers who are participating in the program. In Delaware and other states, the majority of employers are required to have Workers’ Compensation insurance. Workers’ Compensation benefits include payments to cover costs[…] Read More

Is Working from Home Causing Neck and Back Pain?

As working from home has become more normalized due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, a new health issue is being reported to medical care providers. Hours spent in front of a computer can lead to pain in the neck and back. The American Chiropractic Association reports that approximately 80 percent of people will have back[…] Read More