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He says work made his back problem worse: Does he get workers’ comp?

An employee says repetitive work substantially worsened the severity of his preexisting degenerative disc condition. Was that the case, and if so, does that qualify him for workers’ comp benefits?  [Read more…]

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Locked in room for hours, applies for comp years later: Was it too late?

This employee says he suffered physical and mental injuries after being locked in a room at work for hours. However, he missed the one-year deadline to file for workers’ comp. Did he get benefits?  [Read more…]

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Top 5 states for workplace deaths

A new report ranks the states from highest to lowest workplace fatality rate. 

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