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Top Causes of Severe Work Injuries

A recent study listed the top 10 causes of disabling workplace injuries. The top two were overexertion resulting from external sources and falls on the same floor level. The study comes from the annual Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index, which defined serious workplace injuries as those forcing employees to miss five or more days of […]

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What Are Punitive Damages?

Punitive damages, also often referred to as exemplary damages, are designed to punish defendants whose behavior in injury cases was grossly negligent or intentional. They are also sometimes used to set an example and prevent others from engaging in similar behavior. Punitive damages are awarded in addition to compensatory damages. When Does a Court Award […]

Steer Clear of Spring Driving Dangers

A variety of spring driving dangers can cause car accidents that result in serious injuries and deaths. These risks include potholes, rainy weather, windshield wiper wear, pedestrians, and road construction. Understanding these dangers and how to avoid them can help keep everyone safe throughout the spring season and into the summer. Possible Risks on the […]