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January 2020 Archives

Get the right information together before applying for SSDI

Not everyone who has a disability can qualify for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI). It's only those who are unable to work or have any truly gainful activity who can apply for and be awarded Social Security Disability (SSD).

Workers see large risk in construction deaths in Florida

Florida is going through a building boom right now. As a result, there are plenty of construction teams working together to build hotels, homes and more around the state. This is wonderful for the creation of jobs, but it does mean that fatalities can become more common due to accidents.

Caring for a loved one with a complete spinal cord injury

The accident that left your loved one paralyzed from a spinal cord injury changed your life as well. Whether your loved one is a spouse, a child or some other relation, your commitment to that person means you are committed to his or her care. You have no choice but to step out of your comfort zone.

Recognize heatstroke and save a life

Workers' compensation is an excellent tool for protecting workers who are hurt on the job. Whether it's someone working for a company like Disney or an individual working for a construction team, the majority of workers should have access to workers' compensation in the case of injuries.

Bus collision involving 75 school children causes injuries

When you send your children to school, you don't expect them to get hurt as a result of their bus driver's behavior. You hope that all the drivers have been trained to be cautious, especially with children on board. A Jan. 7 report in Kissimmee shows just show dangerous riding to school or using a bus for a field trip can be, though.

Stay safe with the right personal protective equipment

Construction accidents can happen at almost any worksite, from one where the team is working together to where one person has been working hard on their own. The way to prevent these accidents is to make sure that anyone working on a project has others around to help and knows the safety steps required to stay safe. Unfortunately, not all people do know the best ways to stay safe on the job and can get hurt.