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Posted by Editor  |  November 15, 2018

Do I Need Uninsured Motorist Coverage in Alabama?

https://youtu.be/gPFwgMHP11k Every state upholds minimum insurance requirements for all drivers. All states have unique laws for handling car accident claims as well. Alabama drivers must carry auto insurance that meets the state’s minimum requirements, but what happens when a driver causes an accident without insurance? It’s vital for all drivers to understand how underinsured...
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Posted by Editor  |  November 13, 2018

Can Workers Injured During Horseplay Get Workers’ Compensation?

Most American employees are aware that the workers’ compensation can help them recover after a work-related injury or illness, but what happens when employees cause harm to themselves due to recklessness or carelessness? If a worker suffers an injury due to worksite horseplay, then his or her deviation from job duties will likely influence...
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Posted by Editor  |  November 8, 2018

Can a Defendant’s Prior Drug Use Complicate an Alabama Car Crash Claim?

When an Alabama driver suffers injuries and property damage in a car accident, the injured driver’s first step in recovery is determining if any other party bears liability for the accident. If another driver definitively caused the accident, the injured driver can recover damages in a personal injury lawsuit. The plaintiff will need to...
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Posted by Editor  |  November 6, 2018

Preventing Injury and Illness During and After Hurricanes

The recent hurricane season has caused many fatalities and astronomical property damage across the United States. While initial storm conditions are extremely dangerous, countless health and safety risks persist for months or even years in hurricane-stricken areas. Hurricane survivors, relief personnel, emergency responders, and all recovery and rebuilding professionals should use the utmost care...
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Posted by Editor  |  October 23, 2018

Safety Tips for Working With Fuel

Many Americans work with or handle different types of fuel every day, and it’s crucial to understand the inherent dangers of working with or handling combustible or flammable fuels. People who work in the oil and gas industry must meet rigorous safety standards and use acceptable, tested equipment always. However, Americans should know basic...
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Posted by Editor  |  October 18, 2018

How Can I Avoid Eye Strain at Work?

Many Americans work with computers or other visually demanding tasks in their everyday work, and it’s important to know how to take care of your eyes. If you use a computer every day or do lots of repetitive work on a small scale such as component assembly, you are at risk of developing eye...
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Posted by Editor  |  October 16, 2018

How to Avoid Lead Exposure at Work

Lead is a toxic substance that can cause many severe medical issues. Once lead works its way into the body, it can embed in the blood, bones, and various other tissues. Over time, lead exposure can cause life-threatening medical conditions. Although most industrial and commercial applications avoid using lead today, many workplaces may contain...
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Posted by Editor  |  October 11, 2018

Safety Tips for Driving at Night

Nighttime is statistically the most dangerous time of day to drive according to the National Safety Council. The colder weather means shorter days, and many American drivers will find their evening commute home is darker during the fall and winter. Even experienced drivers are at a higher risk of car accidents at nighttime, so...
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Posted by Editor  |  October 9, 2018

How to Avoid Swimming Pool Accidents

A swimming pools is a great place to relax and exercise during the warmer months, but any swimming pool carries a risk of injury. It’s important to know the most common causes of swimming pool injuries to avoid them. It is also vital to know your options for legal recourse in case negligence or...
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Posted by Editor  |  October 4, 2018

How Are Burn Degrees Determined?

Burns are painful injuries that can easily lead to long-term scarring and disability. Medical professionals use a degree scale to classify burn injuries, and it’s a good idea to know the different types of burns, which ones deserve immediate medical attention, and which ones have a chance to cause permanent damage. First-Degree Burns The...
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