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  • Waze May Help First Responders Arrive at Accident Scenes Faster

    Waze, a popular navigation app for drivers, could alert law enforcement and other first responders about car accidents well before traditional methods — and contribute to more positive outcomes in the process. The collaborative GPS and traffic-alert app collects data from users to build more accurate reports about road conditions. While using Waze, drivers can report car accidents, objects in the ...
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  • How are Victims of Hit and Run Car Accidents Compensated?

    The aftermath of a car accident (in a fault state like California) usually involves filing a claim with the other driver’s insurance company, and then evaluating the details of the crash to determine who was responsible. Often, the parties involved in the accident will negotiate to outline the terms of compensation, and if there is a dispute, the case will move to trial. Allotting compensation ...
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  • Workplace Toxic Substances and Their Effects on Employee Health

    Workers’ compensation is typically associated with physical on-the-job injuries, but occupational disease is a major risk for many employees. Some workers are consistently exposed to toxic chemicals that, over time, can lead to the development of cancer and other life-threatening conditions. Asbestos Asbestos is a mineral that was present in a number of workplaces for much of the 19 th century. It ...
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  • Does Workers’ Compensation Insurance Cover Employees Who Travel?

    Many workers are required to travel as a part of their job description: Visiting other offices, attending conferences, or completing off-site work is a responsibility for a number of employees around the country. Unfortunately, on-the-job injuries can occur in these other work sites just as easily as they can happen at an employee’s daily place of business. In these cases, will workers’ ...
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