When people think of workplace injuries, they often think of positions in warehouses or other physically intense jobs where a worker might suffer serious accidents such as falling, breaking bones or sustaining lacerations. You may not imagine an office to be a risky environment, but there are many work-related injuries that affect clerical staff every day. These four are some of the most common and serious.
Car accidents happen even to the most mindful drivers. Whether the results are property damage or personal injury, you might be full of shock, adrenaline and anger. It is important to take certain steps after the accident to protect yourself, your property and your interests. What follows are four steps on how to handle the situation if you are in a motor vehicle accident.
Whether from a motor vehicle or work accident, a brain injury is a serious, long-term circumstance to deal with. According to Family Caregiver Alliance, brain injuries are the cause of about 5.3 million Americans now living with disabilities, and every year about 2.5 million more people will sustain a brain injury. If you or a loved one has experienced a traumatic brain injury, or TBI, you need to be informed about it and the effect it will have on your life.
When people think of personal injuries, many think immediately of car accidents. In 2012, 1.6 million people were injured in car accidents, and 30,000 were killed. This is because cars are commonly used heavy pieces of moving machinery that are capable of causing serious damage and/or death to a person who comes in contact with it in the wrong way.