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Apr 01, 2019

Firefighters are at an Increased Risk of Many Types of Cancer – But what does workers’ comp cover?

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Today's post comes from Kristina Thompson at the Jernigan Law Firm. Firefighters are at an Increased Risk of Many Types of Cancer Seth Tinsley, a Charlotte firefighter of 11 years, died at the age of 34 as a result of brain cancer. He was diagnosed at the age of 29. His name is recognized [...]

May 25, 2015

Death on the Job Annual Report from AFL-CIO Informative, Useful

By |May 25th, 2015|AFL-CIO, Uncategorized, Workers' Compensation, Workplace Injury|0 Comments

Today's post comes from guest author Rod Rehm, from Rehm, Bennett & Moore.The AFL-CIO’s annual report about “the state of safety and health protections for America’s workers'” has been written about in a previous year on this blog. The recently released 2015 version focuses in an in-depth manner on data from 2013 and includes around 200 pages [...]