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Documenting Details of Your Injuries and Pain

There’s no way to always protect ourselves or the ones we love from getting hurt. Unfortunately, injuries like those sustained from a traffic collision can have lasting effects not only physically but also financially. According to data from the state’s Department of Transportation, there were over 14,000 people injured in 2020 on Nebraska’s roadways.
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Delayed Pain After an Injury

Being involved in an automobile wreck can be a traumatic experience, both mentally and physically. Unfortunately, there are some injuries that may not present themselves immediately after the crash but can still cause pain and long-term damage. It is important to be aware of delayed symptoms so you can act accordingly if they arise.
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Firefighter Foam Exposure Injuries

Beginning with the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) in the 1970s, firefighting techniques started incorporating the use of Aqueous Film Forming Foam (AFFF) to suppress oxygen from the blaze. As the years rolled by, however, it became clear that using foam could cause cancer and other diseases among those who were exposed to it, not only the firefighters but even innocent bystanders.
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High-Voltage Workplace Environments

Injuries from working in high-voltage environments can be deadly, but even non-fatal injuries often result in tissue, cellular, skeletomuscular, and organ damage, as well as burns and scarring.
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Workers’ Compensation FAQ

If you have been injured at work, you have the right to file a claim and receive benefits and compensation. Nebraska’s workers’ compensation law is in Nebraska Statute 48-101. This statute gives injured employees rights to compensation because of employer negligence.
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OSHA’s Top 10 Safety Hazards

The Occupational Safety and Health Act, widely known as OSHA, is a federal organization that regulates workplace safety and sets health standards to protect employees from on-the-job injuries. When employers do not comply with OSHA regulations, they expose their employees to a number of safety hazards. As a result, thousands of workers sustain severe and disabling injuries and even death.
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How Pre-Existing Conditions Affect Personal Injury Claims

Several Americans suffer from underlying health challenges. Statistics from the Department of Health and Human Services indicate that between 50 and 129 million non-elderly Americans have some kind of pre-existing health condition.
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