We have all felt the searing pain of a kitchen stovetop burn or the lingering blister caused by grabbing a hot pan. Most burns happen in the home, and many of these burns can be incredibly severe. Burns also happen at work or as the result of traffic collisions. A tractor-trailer collision ended in a… Read More


A utility worker in Taylorsville, North Carolina was recently killed while cutting a tree away from a downed power line, according to WRAL.com. Typically, injuries and fatalities that happen on the job are covered by workers’ compensation benefits, and filing a lawsuit is not possible. Workers’ compensation benefits pay for medical costs and wage replacement,… Read More


Some professions are more prone than others to giving employees certain illnesses. As an example, construction workers suffer from hearing damage at higher rates than office workers; agricultural workers die from cancer, caused by pesticide exposure, in greater numbers than those in other occupations; and a third of all currently employed coal miners have a… Read More