The Dangers of Driving After “Fall Back” Daylight Savings

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It’s that time of year again when Daylights Savings ends, and we “fall back” and gain an hour of sleep. While gaining an hour of sleep may seem enjoyable, research has shown that it can have adverse health consequences, including sleep disruption, mood disturbances, and even an increased risk of fatal accidents. This biannual event […]

“Springing Forward” Causes an Increase in Workplace Injuries

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After Daylight Savings kicks in and the days get longer, workplace injuries increase. According to the U.S. Department of Labor and Mine Safety and Health Administration, injury data from 1983 to 2006 suggests that more injuries occur on the Monday after DST kicks in, with workers suffering more severe injuries. Most of these workers are […]

Uninsured Employers – Charlotte Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

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I’ve Been Hurt, but My Employer Doesn’t Have Insurance. Now What? Unfortunately, this is a question that we hear all too often. A person has been hurt on the job, has tried to file for workers compensation, and finds out that their employer does not have the necessary insurance. Often, the employer will attempt to […]