On-the-job injuries can come in a variety of different forms. Not only are there the physical injuries that result from workplace accidents, but there are also mental and emotional injuries that lead to post-traumatic stress syndrome. PTSD's impact can touch many aspects of your life, including your ability to work.
You're entitled to receive workers' compensation benefits whenever you experience a serious on-the-job injury. Unfortunately, filing a claim for workplace-related PTSD can be a difficult process with many roadblocks.
A lot of things can change for you when you become a car accident victim. However, this does not mean that things cannot turn around and get better. You will need to make sure that you are doing all that you can to make that happen though. To help you do just that, you will want to spend a little time reviewing the following tips.
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Telecommuting is becoming more and more common in the United States as technology makes it easier for employees to work from wherever they are and as cultural attitudes about remote working have shifted. In 1995, only 9% of U.S. employees ever telecommuted. In 2015, that figure rose to 37%. But what happens when you're injured on the job but in your home? Are you still covered under workers' compensation rules?
Schools are always the targets of blames and accusations when students get injured in fights. This is normal because the school is tasked with keeping its students safe. However, your child's school isn't the only party responsible for keeping him or her safe. Other parties also have a part to play, and they may be liable for injuries your child sustains at the hand of a bully. Here are two examples other people who may be liable for your kid's injuries:
When you know about a dangerous or deadly situation where you work, you may fear getting fired for reporting it more than you fear the workplace hazard. Under new OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Act) rules, your employer will be subject to new requirements when submitting reports of accidents and injury.
What happens under the new rules
As of January 1st, 2017, certain employers must submit their normal data plus electronic data which will be posted publicly.