Workplace injury

What Is a Soft-Tissue Injury?

Many accidents can lead to soft-tissue injuries or damage to the muscles, ligaments, and tendons in our bodies. These injuries can result in severe pain, bruising, and lasting damage – and if you suffer a soft-tissue injury as a result of someone else’s negligence, you could be facing expensive medical bills and other damages you were not prepared for. However, there are ways you can seek compe...

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What Are the Most Common Causes of Distracted Driving?

Distracted driving is an extremely dangerous practice in the United States, causing thousands of injuries and claiming several lives every single year. Driving requires our complete mental, visual, and manual attention, and any activity that takes us away from the road is a form of distracted driving. From texting to talking on the phone to eating and applying makeup, distracted driving can com...

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The Top Workplace Injuries in Nevada

Suffering an injury on the job can be very damaging, depending on the circumstances of the accident. Some injuries may lead to complete disability, while others may result in a condition that may take weeks to heal from – causing you to lose out on your wages. There are certain injuries befall Nevada employees more often than others.  How Common Are Workplace Injuries? According to the Nation...

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If Injured on a Break at Work, Can I Receive Compensation?

Under Nevada state law, most employers must provide workers’ compensation coverage to their employees in the event that they suffer an injury on the job or develop a work-related illness. However, there are many rules and regulations that come with collecting these benefits. Some injuries may not qualify for workers’ comp – including accidents that happen during lunch or on a break, depending o...

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The Psychological Effects of An Injury

When we are in an accident and suffer an injury, we typically only think of the physical and financial damages we sustain. However, many people may not realize that the aftermath of an injury can lead to significant psychological damage as well. Depending on the circumstances of your accident, you may experience a strong aversion to certain situations and objects, develop mental illnesses, and ...

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What Are the Most Common Causes of Burn Injuries?

Burn injuries can come in many different degrees of severity, and not all burn injuries are the same. Depending on the type of burn injury you have, you could recover through home remedies or need serious reconstructive surgeries. In fact, these injuries can occur as a result of numerous causes – and the type of burn injury you suffer from can have an impact on your treatment and recovery time....

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How to File for Workers’ Compensation in Nevada

Our employers have a duty to maintain a safe workplace, but accidents do happen. Whether you fall from some scaffolding on your construction site or you develop carpal tunnel at your desk job, you may have to pay medical bills, lose wages due to recovery time, or experience a temporary or permanent disability. However, you can claim benefits for these losses by filing for workers’ compensation ...

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What to Do If You Get in a Car Accident with No Insurance

A major part of being a responsible driver is to carry a minimum amount of car insurance – in fact, Nevada state law requires you to do so. However, you may not have insurance for a number of reasons, from finances to a lack of time. If you are in a car accident and do not have insurance, here are some steps you can take with the help of a Las Vegas car accident attorney to protect yourself and...

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How to Prove Fault in a Slip and Fall Case

Slip and fall accidents can lead to significant injuries, including sprains, lacerations, and broken bones. You could experience weeks or even months of recovery time, leading to lost wages and expensive medical bills. You can claim compensation for your injuries through a slip and fall claim or lawsuit, but you will need to prove that the property owner was liable for your accident. To prove f...

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The Top 10 Causes of Accidents in the Work Place

Depending on the work you perform and the hazards present in your workplace, you could be at risk of suffering a workplace injury. These incidents can cause you to experience severe pain, pay for high medical bills, and lose out on weeks or months of wages. Certain accidents cause workplace injuries at a higher rate than others, such as: #1: Overexertion According to the 2018 Liberty Mutual W...

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