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By the numbers: Workplace injuries

It is not something people typically think about on their way to their Jonesboro job in the morning or as they drive home in the evening. Statistics about workplace injuries are often more interesting after a person has sustained an injury while on the job or has been denied Georgia workers’ compensation benefits.

Insurer ordered to cover cost of Georgia employee’s injuries

A Georgia construction company that does greenhouse repair and maintenance apparently inaccurately filled out an application for a workers’ compensation insurance policy. The insurance agent indicated on the new policy that the company only did work here in Georgia, but the reality was that it did much of its business outside of the state.

Study: inexperienced construction workers at high risk of injuries

As regular readers of our Jonesboro Workers' Compensation Law Blog know, construction is one of the most dangerous lines of work in the nation. Construction worker injuries can be caused by falls from heights, collapsed scaffolding, electrical shocks, trench collapses, repetitive motions and much more.

Silent, still equipment saves road construction workers’ lives

It is the time of year when you are most likely to see road crews working to repair Jonesboro streets and the highways and interstates in our area. There are a number of safety concerns for those road construction workers, including the risks of being injured by the machinery they use on a daily basis.

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