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March 2016 Archives

Suicidal thoughts plagued Tracy Morgan after his accident

Semi-truck accidents are some of the most horrible accidents that can occur. For people who survive the accident, especially if someone else died in the accident, the emotional and mental effects of the accident can be severe. Almost two years ago, comedian Tracy Morgan was involved in a horrible semi-truck accident that severely injured him and killed his friend. Recently, it has come to light that Morgan contemplated suicide after the accident.

Does your construction workplace manage fire hazards?

Fires in any workplace are scary and extremely dangerous. While freak accidents do happen, many times, fires in construction zones and other workplaces occur because of carelessness or a lack of attention to safety requirements. By following some basic guidance from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, employers and employees can work together to reduce the likelihood of fires on construction sites.

Slip-and-fall accidents can lead to very serious injuries

In some cartoons, the characters slip on something wet and fall down. They get right back up and make light of the fall. The comical aspect of the slip-and-fall accident is something that leads to a good laugh, but that isn't the case when a slip-and-fall occurs in real life. When a person is the victim of a slip-and-fall accident, serious injuries are possible. We understand that you might be suffering from the effects of the slip-and-fall accident.

Post-traumatic amnesia can occur after a car crash head injury

A lot of unknowns occur when you injury your head in a car accident. There is the possibility that you won't suffer any adverse effects, but there is also the possibility that you will suffer long-term effects. Cognitive difficulties and changes are one of the types of effects that can happen after a brain injury.

Improper warnings about floor maintenance can lead to accidents

Property owners and possessors are expected to keep the floors clean and suitable for people to walk. When the floors aren't properly kept up or clear signage isn't used, there is a chance that people who are visiting the property might slip and fall. A slip-and-fall accident can have significant impacts on the person who fell.

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