When you're working in construction, it's important that you take the time to be safe. Whether that means working in a buddy system or having safety gear in place, taking those steps will help prevent accidents.
Sometimes, employers have their own emergency care services provided on site. Whether or not that's good care is a completely different story.
If you go to work and are hurt on the job, then you should be able to pursue a claim for workers' compensation. In some cases, an employer may feel that they should not be held liable, but if your injury takes place on the job, the likelihood is that they will be held liable by those with the power to do so.
Of the injuries you could suffer on the job, one that is possible in almost any workplace is a repetitive-stress injury. The body parts that have a high potential of suffering from injuries due to repetitive stress are the hands.
Neck injuries are fairly common in almost all workplaces. Whether you're hit in a vehicle while working, sit at a computer desk all day or work on a factory line, your neck is one part of your body that is constantly dealing with strain.
Medical marijuana users are constantly walking a tightrope because marijuana may be legal on (some) state levels, but it's still illegal federally.
Many Americans move to assisted living communities when they get older and caring for themselves and their home becomes challenging. However, many more prefer to remain in their homes and hire a personal care provider to assist them.
If you've suffered an injury on the job, you may have more than one option for obtaining the money you need to get medical treatment and rehabilitation and to provide for your family while you're unable to work. Many people are able to get both workers' compensation and Social Security disability benefits.