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Category Archives: Workplace Injury

Restaurant Worker

The Importance of Employers Preventing Workplace Injuries in Restaurants

By The West Law Office |

Workplace injuries for those who work in restaurant kitchens can be severe and life-threatening. As a result, in order for restaurants to provide reasonably safe working environment , they should not only provide proper safety training, but also have the right equipment in place to prevent the many burns, cuts, slips, and trips that… Read More »

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New Study Indicates That Not Getting Enough Sleep Is Costing Us Our Lives at Work

By The West Law Office |

For many people, the reality of trying to balance demanding work schedules with family life leaves them with far too little sleep. This is only worsened by the culture in the United States that arguably connotes getting sleep with being lazy in some circumstances. However, according to a recent Safety+Health magazine article, many do… Read More »

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Court of Appeals Rules That Personal Injury Claim Barred by Workers’ Compensation as Exclusive Remedy in Firefighter’s Injury Case

By The West Law Office |

On June 5, a Court of Appeals upheld a jury‘s decision that a firefighter could not recover against a coworker and fire department in the form of a personal injury claim based on unintentional injuries that were inflicted against him because he was barred by the exclusive remedy of workers’ compensation. In the case,… Read More »

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Court Finds That Employer Must Indemnify Contractor in Lawsuit

By The West Law Office |

On June 6, The US Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed the US district court’s decision requiring a home-improvement corporation to pay an $8 million award to an employee who suffered drastic injuries after falling off of a ladder while on the job. The Injury & Lawsuit The worker was performing work based on a… Read More »

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