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Report: Amazon Warehouse Workers Injured at Twice the Rate of the Industry Average

According to a report from CNBC, a study conducted by the labor advocacy group Strategic Organizing Center (SOC) alleges that Amazon warehouse workers are twice as likely to be hurt on the job as warehouse workers at other companies. The study purports that disproportionate share of Amazon’s warehouse worker injuries are suffered by new employees. …

Social Security Disability Benefits

  A poll done several years ago showed that almost 60% of American workers had no idea that they have disability insurance in case of a prolonged inability to work due to a physical or mental condition. The Social Security and Supplemental Security Income disability programs are the largest of several Federal programs that provide …

Workers comp private investigator tactics

When you get involved in a workplace injury, your insurance company may decide to hire a private investigator to watch you or “conduct surveillance.” The work of these private investigators is to determine if the claimed work-related injury is either faked, exaggerated, or even falsely absenting themselves from work. Although this might seem as an …

Hurt on the job lawyer

On-the-job injuries often pose hazardous effects to workers at airports, grocery stores, construction sites, restaurants, or even hospitals. Such work injuries may cause the affected employee to be temporarily or permanently unable to resume their job duties.  Plus, they end up having to pay substantial medical bills that threaten to leave them bankrupt. However, there …

Workers comp delay tactics

While there are some insurance companies that respond quickly to workers’ compensation claims and begin settling them immediately, other cheeky insurers try employing various tactics to delay the processing of the worker’s comp claim. Due to this late payment of compensation claims, the injured workers end up struggling with receiving the necessary medical treatment or …

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