What Are the Most Common Causes of Work-Related Injuries?

Going to work should not put employees in danger of coming home at the end of the day with a severe injury. Unfortunately, workers are often injured while on the job. While some occupations are inevitably risky, all employers should take the time to make their workplace as safe as possible. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), a worker is injured on the job every seven seconds in the [...]

2022-07-29T15:20:04+00:00June 19, 2019|Workers' Compensation|

Where and How Do Workplace Injuries Happen?

When a person goes to work, they are trusting their employer to provide them with a safe working environment. Unfortunately, many employees are injured because of unsafe working conditions. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), approximately 2.8 million Americans suffered workplace injuries and illnesses within the private sector in 2017, and 4, 674 workers ultimately died due to their injuries. If you or a loved one are [...]

2022-07-29T15:20:45+00:00April 24, 2019|Workers' Compensation|

Compression Injuries and Their Long-Term Impact on Workplace Accident Victims

Workers can experience any number of injuries while on the job, but those that deal with compression - having their body crushed between two heavy objects - tend to suffer from life-long complications. Location of the compression and the amount of the body affected can increase the risk of serious, long-term issues. Learn more about how compression injuries may affect the life of you or your loved one, and discover [...]

2018-07-09T10:17:00+00:00July 9, 2018|Appleton Workers' Compensation Lawyers|

Injured on the Job as a Temp? Know Your Legal Rights

National estimates suggest that as many as 17 million workers are employed under a temporary contract. Studies also suggest that such workers are at an overall higher risk for injury than traditionally hired employees. Yet few temp workers know what their rights are when an injury does occur. Some may even miss out on compensation that was rightfully owed to them. Do not make this same mistake. Instead, learn what [...]

2016-10-14T09:07:00+00:00October 14, 2016|Appleton Workers' Compensation Lawyers|

Injured on the Job – Should You File a Workers’ Compensation Claim or a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

An injury on the job can put your family and financial future at risk. In some cases, it may even lead to permanent disability and long-lived pain and suffering. As such, it is only right that you ensure you receive compensation through any and all viable avenues. The problem, unfortunately, is knowing which one to pursue. If you have been injured at work, the following information can help you determine [...]

2016-09-20T09:40:00+00:00September 20, 2016|Appleton Workers' Compensation Lawyers|

Workers’ Compensation and Worksite Accidents in Wisconsin

The term “workers' comp” is often thrown around in relation to accidents that occur at a person's workplace. However, workers' compensation actually refers to a type of insurance that provides benefits and wage replacement to employees who are injured or hurt while working at their job. In exchange for these benefits, an employee cannot sue his or her employer for any negligence related to the accident. In Wisconsin, the Workers' [...]

2014-09-12T14:49:53+00:00September 12, 2014|Wisconsin Personal Injury Lawyer|
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