4 of the Most Common Workplace Injuries

No one wants to be involved in an injury at work, but it happens on an almost daily basis. Read on to learn about some of the most common workplace injuries in Atlanta, and be sure to watch out and stay safe while working. Overexertion injuries. The most common injuries are due to overexertion. They […]

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Top Water Safety Tips to Prevent Personal Injury

It’s summertime here in Atlanta, and you know what that means — barbecues, trips to the beach and swimming in a nearby pool or lake! Along with being one of the top Atlanta workers’ compensation lawyers, we are also passionate about helping Atlanta’s residents prevent personal injury and enjoy a safe summer. If you work […]

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Flat Tire Safety

Oh no! You’ve suffered a flat tire. Don’t they always seem to happen at the worst moments, like in the pouring rain or while you’re running late for a big meeting? Nevertheless, you got a flat while you were driving down the highway and now you have to pull over and change it. Happens to […]

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Pedestrian Safety Tips

Pedestrian fatalities and injuries are spiking nationwide, including in Georgia. As a workers’ compensation lawyer in a city as busy as Atlanta, I see the dangers faced by those trying to cross the street every day. With that said, it’s important that we work as a society toward keeping pedestrians safe. The first step lies […]

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Logger Safety

While it doesn’t account for as much of our economy as areas like the Pacific Northwest, logging still exists in Georgia. With that said, there are a sizeable number of people who work in the logging industry, all of whom are entitled to the same protections as you and me. The bad news for loggers […]

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Preventing Repetitive Strains

Sure, workers’ compensation covers single accidents—things like unfortunate worksite accidents, mishaps in the office place that require medical attention, and so on. Some of them are serious, and others less severe. But the majority of us don’t think of repetitive strains when it comes to what workers’ compensation covers. Repetitive strains are more common than […]

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How to Raise a Safe Teen Driver

Teen drivers are statistically at the highest risk for becoming involved in accidents, and as a good parent, you know that already and have your fair share of concerns. It’s your job to teach your children about the seriousness of operating a vehicle, and help them steer down a path toward safe driving habits. It’s […]

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How Does Workers’ Compensation Work?

Pretty much everybody knows that workers’ compensation exists, but a lot of people don’t know exactly how it works—they often ask questions like: How do I sign up for the benefits? Do I need a lawyer? What if I can’t go back to work? Do I get paid out for life? And so on. Today […]

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IIHS 2017 Safety Picks: Midsize Cars

2017 is here, and so are the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) picks for the safest cars to hit American roadways this year. IIHS is one of a few leading institutes to track vehicle safety—think of those crash tests you see on T.V.   While they report on all types of vehicles, from minicars […]

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How to Stay Safe at Work

Strong work safety laws are integral to the development of a successful workforce, and the assurance that all who enter it will be reasonably protected. If you think back on the workers’ safety laws of 150 years ago, it’s obvious that we’ve come a long, long way. Today we have fire codes, rules and regulations, […]

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