Category Archives: Work Accident Compensation
Discover how to receive compensation for work accidents in workplaces on Long Island.
1. What is Your Experience?This may seem obvious but during the free lawyer consultation is the perfect time to find out about the attorney and their practice. How many workers comp cases does this lawyer typically deal with? You want a lawyer who primarily deals with worker's compensation cases. Law is an extremely specialized field. When you are searching for lawyers for worker's compensation you want to be sure your attorney specializes in that field. An attorney whose practice specializes in worker’s compensation will have experience as well as the most up to date information on any worker’s compensation law changes. Read more
If you’ve worked at an understaffed company, you know how difficult and stressful it can be. But did you know that workers at understaffed businesses are more likely to fall victim to workplace injuries and illnesses?
Dangers of UnderstaffingAmong the many risk factors for workplace injuries, understaffing is perhaps the most often overlooked. Business demands do not decrease when staff is short, so employees must take on extra duties. In an understaffed work environment, workers may feel the need to cut corners or ignore safety guidelines. For example, a retail worker in an understaffed store may lift a heavy box by himself instead of asking for help, or a nurse in an understaffed hospital may ignore a spill in order to check on more patients.
Industries Most at Risk
Workers in health care industries are...