Residents of Arizona have been spared some of the cold weather crossing across wide swaths of the United States recently. Large construction projects are starting up, which will hopefully lead to better infrastructure and provide jobs for workers. Such infrastructure projects can be very large efforts requiring many people and
After getting hurt in an on-the-job injury, it may take time and effort to wade through the legal process of recovering damages. For Arizona residents, part of this process could mean filing for workers’ compensation. A work accident, especially in industrial jobs that involve heavy equipment, can be very serious.
Question: What is the amount of compensation that an injured worker is entitled to?Answer: Two thirds of his or her average monthly gross wage earnings.Question: What is the highest aveage monthly wage?Answer: $4,256.94Question: When is it effective?Answer: Jan 1, 2014.For more information on wages or other questions you may have
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration sets safety standards in order to try to reduce the number of workplace injuries and illnesses, and OSHA is generally in charge of protecting Arizona workers from unsafe workplaces. As part of OSHA’s efforts, employers are required to keep records about incidents of
After a traumatic injury, it can be difficult trying to return to normal life. From breaking a bone to more serious long-term injuries, recuperation can be a long and trying process. When you are injured at work, the problems can include high medical costs, loss of income and trying to
A plant explosion can leave a lot of questions for investigators. It also leaves questions for workers who were hurt in the accident. The pain-and-suffering of getting hurt on the job is something that no one should have to go through. Unfortunately, there are times when accidents lead to injuries.
Many workplaces say they are committed to safety, but don’t take the necessary precautions to actually ensure safety for their employees. An unsafe work environment can have a devastating impact on your life. When a company doesn’t adhere to proper safety protocols, workers can be injured by factory accidents, unhealthy
Truck drivers have some of the toughest jobs. They deal with long hours, traffic jams and the occasional irate driver. When someone spends their career on the road, they could be involved in an accident caused by another driver’s irresponsible conduct. Truck driving accidents can lead to long-term injuries for
When Arizona residents are injured on the job they may be entitled to compensation. A professional driver or construction worker may find themselves transporting large quantities of supplies each week. An injury on the roads can be devastating to someone carrying a large load. When drivers are traveling at high
Tragedy can strike at any time in industrial operations. When dealing with heavy equipment, an accident can take a deadly turn. Not only is it a horrible tragedy, but also it leaves families with many unanswered questions. In Arizona, an industrial accident can have financial repercussions for family members. Work