February 2022

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Types of Workplace Accidents

Thousands of workers are injured in workplace accidents every year. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that workers lost 1,162,210 days away from work because of occupational injuries and illnesses in a single recent year. Nonfatal injuries occurred at a rate of 109 injuries per 10,000 full-time workers. In addition, OSHA reports over 4,000 […]

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Signs of Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home residents deserve the best care, and they deserve to be treated with kindness, courtesy and respect. Although some nursing homes provide excellent care and treat their residents well, sadly, many others do not. If your elderly loved one is a nursing home resident, it is important for his or her protection that you

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Overview of the Rhode Island Workers Compensation System

In most cases, people injured on the job in Rhode Island are entitled to receive workers’ compensation benefits. With few exceptions, Rhode Island law requires employers to carry workers’ compensation insurance. Independent contractors are not covered. However, many workers who are actually employees for workers’ comp purposes have been misclassified as independent contractors. The Rhode

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SSD and Workers Compensation Benefits

If you are not able to work due to a disability, you may be eligible to receive disability benefits. The Social Security Administration provides monthly income to disabled people in the form of Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI). You may also receive disability benefits through the state workers’ compensation system

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