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Reporting Unsafe Working Conditions

Wednesday, 19 November 2014 by

Whether you work in an office or a construction site, every workplace comes with its own set of hazards. But even if you’re working in areas that have a reputation for being dangerous like construction sites and factories, there is no excuse for your workplace being needlessly dangerous. Employers are required to provide workers with

If you should find yourself disabled and need to apply for government benefits, the type of benefits you’re most likely to apply for are Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) benefits. SSDI benefits can continue for as long as you are unable to work and your condition has not improved. The Social Security Administration (SSA) defines

After being in a car accident, one of the first things people are concerned with is getting medical attention for any physical injuries they received in the accident. Getting your physical injuries taken care of should, indeed, be your top priority, people all too often overlook taking care of the psychological trauma that can come

Preventing Slip and Fall Accidents

Wednesday, 05 November 2014 by

Slip and fall accidents are one of the most common types of accidents that lead to injuries. Falls are responsible for sending more than eight million people to the emergency room every year. They’re an accident that truly can happen to anyone, anywhere. They can easily happen at home, at work, at a friend’s home,

Common Causes of Birth Injuries

Monday, 03 November 2014 by

The birth of a child is supposed to be a joyous occasion, but unfortunately, there are so many things that can go wrong and turn that happy event into a very upsetting one. 6-8 out of every 1,000 infants in the United States are born with a birth injury. The sad reality is that most

When people hear the words “Social Security,” they probably immediately think of retirement. But Social Security provides important assistance for more than just retirees. As of 2012, 56 million American citizens received Social Security benefits, 19% of whom were receiving disability benefits and 4% were the young survivors of deceased workers. If you don’t already

Your Michigan Dog Bite Lawyers

Friday, 22 August 2014 by

Have you been injured because of a dog bite or attack? Did you know that you’re entitled to compensation for your injuries? Michigan’s strict liability dog bite law protects those injured who were lawfully in the place where they were bitten, and did not provoke the animal prior to the attack. Take a look at

Michigan medical malpractice is a blanket statement that refers to a doctor, hospital, or emergency technician’s negligent care of a patient. Medical malpractice comes in many forms, from surgical mistakes to unsanitary hospital conditions that lead to infections. For example, if you go into the hospital to have your left shoulder repaired after a car

Flint Gun Violence

Tuesday, 19 August 2014 by

Flint police officers were dispatched to an apartment complex around 9 p.m. on Monday after 911 calls reported hearing gun shots. Inside the Atherton East Apartments, a man who was shot died shortly after the officers arrived. No witnesses have yet to come forward, and the investigation remains ongoing. If you have any details about

Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines. It’s that time of year again, the Woodward Dream Cruise. If you planned on taking Woodward to get somewhere, think again. It’ll be filled with hotrods, classic cars, and other strange and vintage automobiles. Did you know that Woodward Dream Cruise started as a fundraiser for a soccer field