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Common On-the-Job Injuries That Could Put Your Working Teen at Risk

By Stephen M. Barbas |

According to Pew Research Center, teen employment has decreased by between 12 and 18 percent since 2000. As of 2017, approximately 28.7 percent of American teens held year-round jobs, compared with 43 percent of teens in 2000. To be sure, 35 percent of teens worked summer jobs last summer, compared with 51.7 percent of… Read More »

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Why Evaluation is Necessary After a Work-Related Injury

By Stephen M. Barbas |

If you are injured on the job, there is a good chance that you will be unable to return to work for a significant period of time, and even if you can return to work, you may find that you are no longer able to perform the duties of your position. Fortunately, workers’ compensation… Read More »

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What is Negligent Entrustment and How Can You Establish It?

By Stephen M. Barbas |

People do it all the time. They lend their in-law their car for the week while his or hers is in the shop. They let their teenager take the minivan up the street one mile to grab a slushy. They let an employee take the company van to run an errand before lunch. Are… Read More »

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Your Rights as a Worker Under OSHA

By Stephen M. Barbas |

The Occupational Safety and Health Association governs workplace safety across all industries and throughout Florida and the U.S. OSHA’s goals are two-fold: to create safety standards by which all employers must abide and to ensure all workers have access to a safe, hazard-free workplace. To achieve those goals, OSHA has created numerous regulations for… Read More »

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Soft Tissue Injuries Post Car Accident

By Stephen M. Barbas |

When people think of life altering car accident injuries, they think of brain injuries and fractured skulls, broken spines and crushed vertebrae. They often do not think of soft tissue injuries. Soft tissue injuries are some of the most common types of injuries Tampa car accident victims sustain. Like catastrophic injuries, soft tissue injuries… Read More »

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Minimum Car Insurance Requirements: Is It Enough?

By Stephen M. Barbas |

If you have never been in a car accident before, or if you have only ever been involved in a minor car accident, then you might think to yourself, “the minimum car insurance requirements are more than enough to cover the cost of damages.” However, talk to someone who has been severely injured in… Read More »

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Evidence in a Slip and Fall Case

By Stephen M. Barbas |

It is safe to assume that all of us have slipped and fallen at one point or another in our lives. When you were a child, you likely slipped and fell when riding your skateboard. As a parent, you may have slipped and fallen on a straggler Matchbox car. As an employee, you may… Read More »

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What is an Idiopathic Injury and How Can it Affect Workers’ Compensation Claims?

By Stephen M. Barbas |

According to the International Risk Management Institute, idiopathic injuries are those that arise spontaneously and have no identifiable cause. Typically, the condition is a trait or disorder that is unique to the injured party and that could have arisen at anytime and anywhere regardless of in which activities the injured party participated. If an… Read More »

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Who is Liable When a Biker and Pedestrian Collide?

By Stephen M. Barbas |

You may hear a lot of about bicycle/car accidents or pedestrian/car accidents, but it is not every day that you hear about pedestrian/bicycle accidents. This is because, in a nutshell, these types of accidents do not happen often – but that does not mean that they are non-existent. Bicyclists and pedestrians cross paths all… Read More »

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Electrical Hazards At Construction Sites

By Stephen M. Barbas |

Construction sites are fraught with dangers, some more obvious than others. While most workers are taught to be wary of scaffolding, heavy machinery, power tools, and saws, many are not informed of the very real dangers of electricity. At least, those who do not regularly work with electricity are not. Yet, linemen and electricians… Read More »

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