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Can I Get Workers’ Compensation for PTSD?

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is commonly associated with combat veterans. However, people in the workplace also suffer from PTSD. In fact, PSTD is one of the most common mental health illnesses linked to an employee’s work. According to the Washington-based International Association of Fire Fighters, one in five firefighters or paramedics will suffer from PTSD […]

Child Custody: Ex-Parte Orders

What Does Ex-Parte Mean in A Court Case? An ex-parte order is an emergency request to obtain an immediate order by a judge in an emergency according to evidence that is provided by only one parent or party. Not all ex-parte orders require a hearing on the date of filing. We get questions all the […]

4 Leading Causes of Construction Workplace Injuries

Construction workers build our roads, houses, and repair and maintain our nation’s physical infrastructure. This work includes many hazardous tasks and conditions. Construction workers incur the most fatal injuries of any industry in the private sector. Construction sites are among the most dangerous workplaces in the United States. While the construction industry provides employment to […]

10 Most Common Workplace Injuries

  The following is a list of the ten most common workplace injuries: Overexertion – This includes injuries related to pulling, lifting, pushing, holding, carrying, and throwing activities at work. Overexertion has consistently been a number one workplace injury among the surveys and statistics. Fall on Same Level Surfaces – This pertains to falls on wet and […]

What You Should Know About Your Electronic Medical Records

Written By: Lori Jusczak, Nurse Paralegal As medical providers move toward the practice of maintaining electronic medical records, it is important to keep a few things in mind during this transition. Unfortunately, not all providers have the same level of proficiency with technology and this can create some problems with the accuracy of your records. […]