25th Jul, '17

Insurance Company Starts Using Robots to Decide Personal Injury Claims

2018-01-03T16:30:53-07:00 July 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Automation seems to be propagating across every industry. Now, a company in Sweden is handling claims using artificial intelligence. According to the chairman at Zurich Insurance, automated claims take seconds and are more accurate than determinations made by human workers. The technology uses machine learning to advance its accuracy. However, with increased efficiency comes concerns [...]

26th Aug, '16

Customer files lawsuit against Old Spice over defective products

2016-08-26T16:51:47-07:00 August 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|

There exist a vast range of deodorant brands in the market today. Normally, some of these products are more effective than others, and some can end up reacting negatively with your skin, causing some minor irritation or rash. However, things sometimes can go very wrong when using some of these brands, leading to severe skin [...]

5th Aug, '16

Workers’ Compensation: Is Your Injury or Illness Work-Related?

2016-08-05T10:05:28-07:00 August 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Workers' compensation helps cover an injury or illness caused by conditions at work. Some instances are rather cut and dry. If you are significantly injured by a meat slicer while working inside of a sandwich shop, this is a work-related injury. If a hammer falls from scaffolding and strikes your shoulder, causing it to break, [...]

29th Jul, '16

Preventing Work-related Injuries: Standing on the Job

2016-07-29T15:00:07-07:00 July 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|

What comes to mind when a work related injury topic comes up? Well, chances are that you think of equipment and accident related injury. Very few people spare thoughts on harsh working conditions that are so common they have turned into a norm. Injury and conditions related to standing on the job for long hours [...]

22nd Jul, '16

Common construction injuries that get workers’ comp

2016-07-22T10:45:45-07:00 July 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

Accidents happen on any job site. However, construction accidents are more likely to lead towards potential injuries. With proper safety precautions, it is possible to reduce the number of construction injuries annually, but it will never completely avoid  the injuries all together. Understanding what the most common construction injuries that receive workers' compensation is important [...]

8th Jul, '16

Traumatic Brain Injuries Remain Common for Construction Workers

2016-07-08T12:00:00-07:00 July 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Traumatic brain injuries are a significant medical concern. The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke  (NHINDS) explains that a traumatic brain injury occurs when the head sustains damage caused by taking a hit, blow or related similar occurrence. A traumatic brain injury or a TBI can cause a significant amount of symptoms and impairments and [...]