Protecting People in Dangerous Jobs

workers compensation dangerous jobs

Construction is a dangerous and demanding field. Construction workers place themselves in perilous positions in which their safety and lives are at risk if safety standards are not followed. Because of the nature of construction work, it is imperative that employers do everything possible to protect their employees from unnecessary risks. A recent post in
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Fall Hazards: An Unfortunate Event

Worker of Construction

A terrible tragedy took place in Winters, California on May 30. A recent article from the Sacramento Bee details the tragic death of two construction workers who were working on a bridge construction site. The crane-hoisted basket broke apart, and the construction workers fell more than 80 feet. They fell onto timbers that were covering a
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GM Recalls: Different Procedures, Same Problems?

Key in Ignition

A post recently published by Fox Business details a recall by General Motors. On June 13, the company declared that it was recalling all current-generation Chevrolet Camaros and other vehicles as well. They stated that the recall was necessary because a driver’s knee can bump the key FOB and cause the key to move out
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The Responsibility of Wrongful Death

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When there is a death of a loved one, it can cause feelings of deep sorrow. The family members and friends must take time to grieve and process such a painful experience. These feelings can turn to anger and rage when family and friends believe that a death could have been prevented if it were
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Protection from Dog Bites

Bay Area Dog Bite Lawyer

While people think of dogs as small, cute animals, it is important to realize that they can be dangerous and vicious as well. If you are the victim of a dog bite, you should contact an attorney so that you can be fully aware of your options and possibilities. A Dog Bite in Los Angeles
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Auto Accidents and Workers Compensation: A Unique Case

Can I get workers compensation for a car accident

A recent story from the Pasadena Star News documents a strange event that occurred in Monterey Park. On April 16th, there was an auto accident involving two fire trucks. A truck from Monterrey Park was traveling eastbound while another from Alhambra was moving southbound to respond to the same fire. It appears that the two
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The Audacity of Auto Manufacturers

The Audacity of Automakers

The Audacity of Auto Manufacturers When you are involved in an auto accident, your first step should always be to contact an attorney. You can never be certain to what extent accidents are the result of manufacture error, and an attorney will be better positioned to determine if the accident was the fault of the
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Who Protects the Protectors?

veteran hospital death

No one can be certain of the effects that the rigors of war will have on individuals, but it seems evident that everything should be done to help soldiers recover from injuries–whether mental, emotional, or physical–that are a result of entering into combat. However, it appears that those who have jeopardized their lives in the
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CHP Set to Start Maximum Enforcement Period

Many drivers will travel on California’s busy freeways this upcoming Memorial Day weekend. Today, here at Slice of Appel PI, we would like to reiterate this week’s announcement from the California Highway Patrol (CHP) that this weekend will be designated as a maximum enforcement period. So please remember for those heading out on road, don’t
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Protecting People from Irresponsible Behavior

Fedex Truck Accident

When a loved one dies, it is always a sad matter, but it may be worse when the death arose due to irresponsible conduct. If you believe that the death of a loved one was due to unlawful or negligent behavior, you should consider filing suit for wrongful death. A Tragedy in Northern California This
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