Unintentional, preventable injuries (aka accidental injuries) are now the No. 3 cause of death in the U.S., according to the National Safety Council.
A worker was away on a two-week assignment for his employer. One day after work, he went with a co-worker who wanted to buy a Christmas gift for his wife. The worker was killed in a crash when returning from shopping. Should his widow receive workers’ comp benefits?
President Trump has nominated the head of safety at a large corporation to be the next person in charge of OSHA. What do we know about nominee, Scott Mugno?
It’s rare that a court allows an injured worker to sue his employer besides collecting workers’ compensation benefits. Why did that happen in this case?
The owner of an electronics recycling company in New Jersey has been sentenced to three years in prison for saying warehouse employees performed only clerical duties when obtaining workers’ compensation insurance.
It’s still relatively rare for safety infractions to result in criminal charges. The exception often involves making false statements to the government, as is the case here.
More than half of states didn’t get a passing grade for safety in the National Safety Council’s (NSC) latest ratings. Is your state one of the best, or one of the worst?
A court considers whether “thrill seeking” on the job prohibits an injured employee from receiving workers’ comp benefits.
An employee had two previous surgeries for herniated discs, neither one caused by work. Years later he injured his back again, this time on the job. Will workers’ comp pay for this injury?