Monthly Archives: July 2012

Slip and Fall Season is Almost Here

According to the National Safety Council there are 9 million disabling slip and fall injuries every year. These injuries result in more than 9000 deaths per year and account for 95 million lost workdays per year at a rate of about $3.5 million per hour every day of the year. Reducing the number of slip and… read more

Hiring to Prevent Workers’ Compensation Claims

By Linda G. Burwell, Nemeth Burwell, P.C. With workers’ compensation costs on the rise, one of the best ways to control costs is to prevent workplace injuries before they occur. Such prevention starts at the hiring stage. Although unqualified employees or those who abuse drugs may be more prone to injury than others, employers hesitate to make certain inquiries that… read more