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Within warehouse environments, various types of work-related injuries can and do occur. In some cases, these injuries happen when employers cut corners on safety or compel fast-paced work beyond reasonable expectations. In other cases, work hazards are ignored, which can lead to severe work injuries. Warehouses are the scenes of constant activity, such as forklifts…

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Generally, there are two different ways that an employee can seek workers’ compensation benefits in Tennessee or Georgia. The first way is that the worker has an accident at work such as a slip and fall that causes him/her to need medical care. The second way is for the worker to suffer an “occupational illness.”…

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Our Tennessee attorneys are asked this question often. Although the answer is complex, and every person’s situation is unique, this blog will touch on some of the issues that may come up when you suffer a workplace injury while planning for your retirement. We can’t foresee on-the-job accidents, but we can rely on workers’ compensation…

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The knee is one of the most useful and important joints in our bodies. It allows us to run, jump, sit and squat. If you’ve injured your knee, you know how much you depend on it every day. And, if you have a job that requires you to move around a lot, an injury can…

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In Tennessee, the Workers’ Compensation system is a no-fault system. The injured worker receives benefits (medical and compensation) regardless of the responsible party in the job-related incident. The injury must have arisen out of and during the course of employment. Employers have the responsibility to pay these benefits to injured workers and they must be…

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Overexertion at work occurs when workers become too tired to do their jobs. This fatigue can lead to injuries because the worker doesn’t concentrate. Overexertion injuries can pull muscles, cause backaches, and create a range of health problems because the body can’t handle any extra physical or emotional pressure. According to the National Safety Council,…

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