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Fee Caps and Schedules for Personal Injury Claims

Workplace injuries are more common than you would believe. In fact, in New York, almost 14,000 people filed a claim for workers’ compensation in 2018. This equates to roughly $493,006,235 being paid to victims of workplace injuries or their families. Beyond that, however, workplace accidents can have devastating, long-term effects on you, your family, and your future.

With Accident Help Zone, we know how scary any type of accident can be for all those involved. In order to make the best decision, you need to have the most up to date information that may impact a personal injury claim. Below, we discuss several of the proposed fee caps and schedules that might affect a personal injury claim.

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Repetitive Motion Injuries on the Job

A repetitive motion injury is sustained by doing a specific repetitive motion for prolonged periods of time. Though such an injury may seem at first to not be a big deal, continued repetition of the movement can prevent your body from ever healing properly, which can lead to lasting pain that never fully goes away. Here’s what you need to know about repetitive motion injuries on the job, how to prevent them, and what to do if you think you may have one.

If you’ve ever awakened with a sore shoulder, stiff neck, or pain in your arm or leg, you know that it can be a little more difficult to go about your day with a nagging body ache. Now imagine that your neck, shoulder, arm, or leg continues to bother you day after day, week after week and that the pain affects your ability to perform the tasks necessary for your job. This is what a repetitive motion injury feels like. People who suffer from repetitive motion injuries can become discouraged or even depressed due to the sometimes intolerable pain that is caused by the movements they do over and over. A repetitive motion injury can affect far more than a person’s on-the-job performance- pain resulting from a repetitive motion injury can have a significant impact on a sufferer’s quality of life.

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How to Protect Yourself From a Fall Accident at Work

Have you suffered a fall accident at your workplace? Or do you want to stay informed if such an occurrence happens to you? Don’t linger in the dark any longer! This article will discuss how to protect yourself in a fall accident at your workplace. There are several ways to prevent a fall accident at your workplace with a few tips. Read on to learn more about the various ways you can protect yourself from harm at your workplace.

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Everything You Need to Know About Slip & Fall Accidents at Work

Workplace accidents happen whether you are careful or not. It’s always important to stay informed about workplace accidents and prevention. Some workplace injuries are inevitable, but there are ways to prevent them from happening. Read on to learn more about workplace accidents and the things you can do to prevent them.

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