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Workplace Hearing Loss: The Causes, Characteristics, and “What’s Next?”

By Stephen M. Barbas |

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, work-related hearing loss is the most common workplace illness, with 22 million suffering from exposure to hazardous decibels in the workplace on an annual basis. Hearing loss is debilitating, and not just because a person has lost one of his or her senses. Work-related hearing… Read More »

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Workplace Fatalities

By Stephen M. Barbas |

You kiss your spouse good-bye as they head out the door to work, never in a million years anticipating that the day will end with a chilling visit from someone in a dark suit telling you that a tragic accident occurred, and your loved one is dead. Fatal Occupational Injuries Studies indicate that roughly… Read More »

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When You Cannot Return to Your Job Following a Workplace Injury

By Stephen M. Barbas |

Let’s say you experienced a workplace injury that required extensive medical interventions. Following surgery, rehab, and months of misery, you are still unable to return to the job. What now? If you find yourself flummoxed by the paperwork and red tape associated with your workers’ compensation case, a good attorney schooled in the complexities… Read More »

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Workplace Burn Injuries

By Stephen M. Barbas |

Employers are required to provide safe working conditions for every employee. In the event a serious burn does occur at work, you may need legal help in obtaining the compensation you deserve. An effective personal injury lawyer can get you answers to your most pressing questions. Prevention is Key There are many important, yet… Read More »

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Florida Workers’ Compensation Drug Free Workplaces Benefit Everyone

By Stephen M. Barbas |

Workers’ compensation claims cost Florida businesses nearly $400 million in total benefits in 2016. There is a way to reduce these claims, and to receive workers’ compensation premium credits while you do it. When employers create certified drug-free workplaces, there are plenty of benefits to go around. Employers enjoy maximized levels of productivity, greater… Read More »

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Workplace Injury: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

By Stephen M. Barbas |

Are your hands involved in repetitive activities at work, such as keyboarding, construction work, power tool usage, assembly line work, or the playing of a musical instrument? Have those activities contributed to a diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome? If so, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation to deal with medical and rehabilitation costs,… Read More »

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