Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Do You Potentially Have a Workers Comp Claim

There are many factors that can contribute to the onset of Carpal Tunnel. One common factor being the overuse or repetitive movement of your hand or wrist. If you have a job that requires exaggerated use of your hand or wrist and the wear and tear causes a repetitive stress injury, you may have a workman’s compensation claim! Repetitive stress injuries are often caused by things we do in the workplace such as typing, bar code scanning (for instance: at a cash register), food preparation (cutting, slicing, kneading), assembly line work, writing, sewing, and playing musical instruments, among others.

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5 Things to Avoid When Injured on the Job

Getting injured on the job is like filing a claim on a home that has been damaged by a natural disaster – one wrong move could cost you thousands of dollars as well as wasted time. Although you’ll be tempted to take action right away and file a workers comp claim, your best course of action is seek wise legal counsel and get good advice as well as make smart decisions that will place you in a good position regardless of how long you sustain your injuries.

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Electrical Injuries in South Georgia

Electrical accidents are much more common than you may realize and can be catastrophic. In fact, electrocutions are the cause for a high rate of workplace deaths. Industries use electricity and workers are exposed to it, so there is always the possibility of an electrical injury due to short circuits or use of machinery or devices. At the top of the list for risk of electrical accidents are electricians, linemen, and construction workers.

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It seems that everyone is talking about distracted driving these days. It is no wonder. It’s become a serious problem. Only a few years ago, texting was new on the horizon, and only the kids were doing it. Now, even those of us in the older realm are very fast texters. Not fast enough to avoid an accident, though. Here are a few statistics to make you stop and think before you grab that phone:

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Signs of Nursing Home Abuse


It is often a hard decision whether to put a parent, grandparent or loved one in a nursing home or assisted living facility. It can be even harder not knowing whether your loved one is being treated properly while you aren’t around to supervise their treatment.

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Protect your Rights after an Auto-Accident


Car wrecks come in all shapes and sizes, but none of those shapes and sizes are ever pretty. There are many unpleasant situations after an auto accident. You may have to deal with injuries, angry people, vehicle repairs, insurance companies, and even lawsuits. Events seem to move quickly for some and slowly for others (usually the exact opposite as you want to happen). What you do in the time immediately following the incident can make a huge difference in the hassle or ease in which incident related issues are resolved. If you are in a vehicular mishap, keep in mind your “after an accident ABC’s.”

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