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Rick Perry’s proposed coal, nuclear compensation rule denied by US regulator

Enlarge / Industry. (credit: Kym Farnik) On Monday, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) denied a rule proposed by Energy Secretary Rick Perry earlier this year (PDF) to compensate coal and nuclear generation facilities over and above the compensation they … Continue reading

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Construction Accident Compensation

Construction work is one of the most dangerous occupations in the country. Construction workers are exposed to a wide variety of hazards and face a greater risk of work related injuryorfatalitythan employees in any other U.S. industry. Recent labor statistics … Continue reading

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British Columbia Court of Appeal Upholds Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal decision regarding passengers’ rights to sue for damages resulting from an aircraft accident

On October 27, 2011, an aircraft crash-landed near the Vancouver International Airport.  Six of the surviving passengers commenced a lawsuit against the aircraft operator seeking to recover damages arising from their injuries.  The passengers were flying to Kelowna to attend … Continue reading

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Understanding Workers’ Compensation

Understanding Workers’ Compensation I’m Ed Smith, a workers’ compensation lawyer in Sacramento. If you have been hurt in a work-related accident, you may be entitled to California workers’ compensation benefits. There are deadlines to filing for workers’ comp and to … Continue reading

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Is PTSD Covered Under Workmens Compensation?

It is estimated that as much as 7-8% of all Americans may suffer PTSD at some point. Workers’ compensation is the insurance that a company is required to take out in the event that they have an employee who is … Continue reading

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