Category Archives: Workers Compensation

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Ways to Prevent Workplace Accidents in the New Year

Every year, millions of workers sustain injuries while on the job. A large portion of these workers cannot return to work for an extended period of time. Instead, these workers must jump through the necessary hoops to ensure that they can receive worker’s compensation benefits. At the same time, an injured worker is also bad news for an employer. For…
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How Much Could I Receive from Workers’ Compensation?

Workplace injuries can result in extensive medical bills and lost income. Texas workers compensation can help you recover some monetary losses and arrange your medical affairs after a workplace accident. There are many complicated rules that apply when you file for workers comp benefits, especially in Texas. In addition, there are also different types of workers comp benefits in Texas….
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Do Nurses Have Higher Rates of Musculoskeletal Injuries?

Nurses are responsible for providing some of the most important patient care functions in hospitals. Although they may have dozens of job duties, nurses are often required to pick up and move patients. Therefore, nurses have higher rates of musculoskeletal injuries than other occupations. The Bureau of Labor Statistics found that nurses suffer three times as many musculoskeletal injuries as…
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