If you’re hurt on the job in Ohio, then you may be entitled to workers’ compensation. Workers’ compensation delivers important relief for injured workers, such as medical benefits, wage benefits and vocational rehabilitation coverage. When you are in line to receive...
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Recently, rideshare giants Uber and Lyft have been in the news over a employee classification battle in California. Across the country, Uber and Lyft have always considered their drivers to be independent contractors. But that may have to change. A California appeals...
It doesn’t matter if you work on a construction site every day or stop by every now and again, you should understand the many potential dangers. This knowledge goes a long way in helping you prevent an accident. While there are many causes of construction site...
Parts of Northern Ohio abut Lake Erie, which opens the state up to unique industrial and commercial opportunities. If your job involves the lake, especially if you are employed in the most dangerous profession, which is the fishing industry, you may have fewer job...
Ohio is home to many blue-collar employees who work extremely hard for a living. Manual laborers like those who drive the state’s economy are particularly susceptible to injury due to the physical nature of their work. These workers are so dedicated to their jobs that...
Roofers have one of the most important jobs in any residential housing project. A home is only as stable and protected as the roof. It is literally the first line of defense against rain, hail, snow, ice, wind and much more. New roofs must be installed professionally...
Think back to the times as a child that you landed awkwardly, falling out of trees or off horses, or getting crunched in a football tackle. Any of those incidents could have left you in a wheelchair if you had injured your spinal cord. The more you learn about your...
For construction workers, electricity is among the top four causes of workplace accidents. Yet, you do not have to be on a construction site to be at risk from an electrical accident. Almost every Ohio workplace has electricity cables running through its site. You...
On behalf of Philip J. Fulton Law Office | Sep 7, 2020 |
Many work-related injuries are the result of accidents that involve heavy equipment, tools, manual labor and more. You may assume that since you do not work in a dangerous environment that your risk of getting hurt on the job is slim. In reality, even office workers...
When you get diagnosed with many physical issues, from disease to an injury, you know that there is a cure. It may take time. It may be expensive. You may have some lingering issues. But there are often things that doctors can do to cure you and get your life back on...
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