Injured on the Job: Worker’s Compensation Versus Personal Injury
When someone suffers an injury on the job, they generally have two recourses: a worker’s compensation claim or a personal injury lawsuit. In rare cases the injured party can pursue both simultaneously. In most cases they must choose one or the other.
Injured on an Oil Rig? You May Be Covered by the Jones Act
Oil drilling is a dangerous business. With a fatality rate that exceeds other industries by more than seven times, worker safety has long been a major Injured on an Oil Rig concern for the gas and oil industry.
Killer Jobs in the USA
Many of our most iconic images from the turn of the century are of skilled laborers performing dangerous jobs to build our country’s infrastructure. Iron workers straddling I-beams thousands of feet above New York City while they eat lunch
Workers’ Comp for Construction Injuries: Know Your Rights
There are a lot of reasons to want to work in the construction industry, especially for the young and able-bodied. Not least among these is the compensation: as a construction worker
Freaky Facts About Freak Accidents
Earlier this year, a man in Brooklyn died while attempting to re-park his minivan.1 It was street sweeping day, and, as anyone who has ever lived in a big city can tell you, being parked on the wrong side of the street when the sweepers come through always leads to a costly and irrefutable ticket.
The History of the Sea Is the History of the World
Everyone is fascinated with the sea, its mysteriousness, and danger. The Titanic sank in 1912, and stories about the people who sank and the remains of the ship itself still make front-page news. Perhaps if there had been offshore injury attorneys in 1912