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Injured at Work? Three Things to Know About Workers Compensation

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According to statistics from OSHA, incidence of workplace injury in the United States continues to be incredibly high. Minor injuries are often unavoidable, but more serious injuries are unacceptably common. Consider, recent statistics show that an average of 90 workers are killed on the job every week.

Admittedly, workplace deaths are far less common than accidents resulting in permanent injuries. Regardless of the injury type, the fact remains that healthcare costs in the United States are growing at much faster rates than worker salaries. According to the Kaiser Family Foundation, healthcare costs are increasing twice as fast as median American salaries. Over the last 10 years, Read More