Occupational diseases cause 860,000 illnesses and 60,300 deaths in the United States annually, according to the American Academy of Family Physicians. Illness directly attributed to work environments and/or conditions and exposure is diagnosed in approximately 10 percent of hospitalized patients.
Renting a vehicle for vacation, a business trip, or even renting a sports or luxury car for a special date night or reunion is usually a pleasant experience. People rely on companies to ensure a rental vehicle’s safety.
More and more insurance mishaps—automobile accidents, homeowner issues, among others—are occurring each day. Unfortunately, some policyholders have unfavorable experiences when it comes to filing a claim and getting satisfactory results.
No one expects to be hurt on the job. When a worker is injured on the job, that worker’s medical costs and a portion of lost income may be covered by the Workers’ Compensation Act. Three important first steps that workers should take to protect this coverage are the following:
Whether you are a victim of a slip-and-fall or auto accident, collecting and preserving evidence after an accident is crucial. Go back to the scene as soon as possible and take photographs of anything that may have contributed to an accident. If outside, try to photograph the area at the same time of day and, regardless of location, take photos from multiple angles.
Auto insurance can be complicated. After reading your policy, you may be left wondering what is covered and what is not. Each individual policy is different.
Accidents happen. When you or a loved one has been injured in an accident that was caused by someone else, there are several factors that determine if there are grounds for a personal injury case.