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  • Who Is Responsible When Equipment Malfunctions in the Workplace?

    Construction sites, factories, and warehouses are filled with equipment that helps workers do their jobs. When this equipment fails, the results can be catastrophic. Unfortunately, everyday employees are usually the ones that suffer from these serious consequences. Fortunately, they do not have to do it alone. With serious ailments and without their regular income, injured employees and their ...
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  • Firefighter Injury Statistics & Trends

    National Fire Protection Association Reports Thousands of Firefighter Injuries Annually Firefighters put in long hours and an exceptional amount of physical effort to keep us safe and snuff out dangerous fires. If you are a Southern California firefighter, you know that even putting out a relatively small fire can lead to serious physical injuries. Of the 62,085 firefighter injuries recorded by ...
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  • Most Common Firefighter Fireground Injuries

    When firefighters are sent to the fireground, they put themselves at a significant risk for injury in order to put out fires and protect people in the surrounding areas. Being on the fireground requires constant situational awareness, attention to detail, and a commitment to maintaining personal and collective safety. However, even when firefighters follow their safety training to a tee, injuries ...
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  • What Employees Should Know About Repetitive Stress Injuries

    Serious workplace injuries don’t always involve falling ladders, exposure to deadly chemicals, or third-degree burns, and they don’t necessarily require a major accident. They also aren’t unique to occupations and workplaces that come with a greater likelihood of bodily harm, such as construction, factory work, and so on. In fact, employees in every field face the risk of injury in some capacity, ...
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  • Do You Have Access to Workers’ Compensation?

    Injuries that Qualify for Workers’ Compensation It is a common myth that only life-threatening, catastrophic injuries merit workers’ compensation benefits. If a work-related injury interferes with your life, your ability to perform daily activities, or limits your ability to do your job, report it to your employer as soon as possible, regardless of whether or not it seems immediately ...
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  • Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index: Companies Pay $62 Billion Per Year for Workplace Injuries

    According to the 2016 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index, the most disabling, nonfatal workplace injuries amounted to nearly $62 billion in direct U.S. workers compensation costs. This translates into more than $1billion per week spent by businesses on these injuries. Workplace injuries and accidents that cause employees to miss six or more days of work cost U.S. employers nearly $62 billion in ...
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  • The Personal Injury Insurance Claim Process and Claims Adjusters

    When people get injured because of a car accident , slip and fall , or anything else, they have to file an insurance claim to receive benefits. This process is relatively straightforward, but because so few people have experience with it, it can feel like a daunting task. If you’re suffering financially, this can add additional stress to the experience. In this article, we’ll briefly discuss what ...
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  • Work Related Neck Injuries

    Like the back, the neck can sustain a variety of injuries, from muscle strains to disc problems and ligament tears. Due to it’s function and position on the body, a neck injury can damage the spinal cord and cervical nerves, which can lead to devastating and life-altering consequences. The extent of a work-related neck injury is largely dependent upon the cause. For example, a neck injury from a ...
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  • We are here 24 hours a day to answer your questions

    We know that sometimes the tough legal questions can’t wait until most attorneys return your call or schedule a meeting with you. Even if you’re not sure if you have a case, we’re happy to speak to you. For many years we have been fighting for people that have been injured by the negligent, reckless and careless conduct of others and have recovered tens of millions for people like you. CALL US! ...
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  • Wrongful Death Claims in California: An Overview

    The death of a loved one is always a painful and unfortunate experience, especially when you know that the incident could have been prevented. The purpose is to compensate the victim’s family members who will suffer financial and emotional hardship as a result of losing a loved one. When someone dies due to the fault of another person or entity, the survivors may be able to bring a wrongful death ...
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  • Back on Track: Work Injury Victim Gets His Life Back

    A couple of years ago, our client Johnny was going through a crisis after a work injury and as looking for a resolution to a very complicated case. In his letter to us, he expressed his gratitude for our efforts in helping him get his life back on track. “First of all, I want to thank Kevin Humphrey for all you’ve done for me! I’ve had experiences with other attorneys in the past, and found that ...
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  • Kevin Humphrey on Insurance Adjusters: A Business Practice

    Kevin Humphrey , founder of Humphrey & Associates, has been working with clients for almost 20 years. During that time, he’s had many victims come to him after struggling with getting their workers’ compensation benefits. In his recent eBook, he discussed some of the challenges they were faced with in their fight against big business and the profit-driven insurance companies. “I’ve been practicing ...
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