When to Hire a Workers’ Compensation Attorney
Posted in Workplace Injuries and Claims on October 26, 2017
When an individual gets injured on the job, many questions may come to mind: Do I need a workers’ compensation attorney? Can I handle this on my own? At what point should I hire an attorney? (more…)
My boss isn’t covered by Workers’ Comp. What happens if I get hurt at work?
Posted in Workplace Injuries and Claims on June 24, 2014
http://youtu.be/9jtDLwNJSWg Ohio attorney Gary Cowan discusses what to do if you’re injured at work but your employer isn’t covered by Workers’ Compensation. With most employers, you have access to insurance if you’re injured on the job through a program called Workers’ Compensation. Workers’ Compensation, or “Workers’ Comp,” is a fund that provides medical...
OSHA: Is Your Boss Keeping You Safe?
Posted in Workplace Injuries and Claims on May 2, 2014
The Occupational Health and Safety Act (OSHA) was enacted by Congress in 1970. It governs workplace safety in both the private sector and the United States federal government. The Act’s main goal is to ensure that employers maintain a safe working environment for their employees. A personal injury attorney can help you file an...
Dangers of Metalworking Fluids
Posted in Workplace Injuries and Claims on April 3, 2014
Metalworking fluids (MWFs) are used as coolants, lubricants and to remove metal particles during industrial machining and grinding operations. According to the CDC, over 1 million workers are regularly exposed to MWFs through skin contact or by breathing the mists and aerosols. Many industries utilize Metalworking Fluids, including: Automotive Medical Device Manufacturing Wire Manufacturing...
March of the Orange Barrels: Work Zone Safety
Posted in Accident & Injury on March 21, 2014
After the seemingly endless winter months under drab, grey skies with polar vortexes and even a “snowmageddon,” many Ohioans are giddy with delight when they see the familiar signs of spring: daffodils, robins and the NCAA Basketball playoffs. Yesterday, the Ohio Department of Transportation heralded the long-awaited arrival of spring with this Throwback Thursday...