If you have worked in rock drilling, sandblasting, mining, drilling, or crushing of concrete, there is a strong possibility you have been exposed to silica. Crystalline silica is a mineral that is common in the Earth's surface layers. Prolonged exposure and inhalation of dust when crushing ores may cause your lungs to fill, causing a fatal lung disease called Silicosis. The tragedy is that silicosis is irreversible, yet preventable; it is preventable if companies put in place safety measures and provide safety gear.
- Your search for the nicest nursing home may be over; you've probably already moved a parent into their room. You might look forward to visiting and hearing all about their daily activities. However, when you finally see them, you may feel uneasy without knowing why and wonder whether they are being neglected or harmed. If you think someone has been mistreating your parent, look for these signs. Your Parent Is Acting Strangely
- When you are suffering because of the careless actions of another driver or a business, you can rest assured that our justice system offers a legal method to be monetarily compensated for those injuries. That same legal system, however, ensures that court cases have a even playing field by allowing the other side to defend itself against a law suit. Knowing what you could be up against at trial could prove to make you feel more sure of yourself when your day in court comes along, so read on to learn more about three often-used defensive moves by the other side.
- Many people who have some sort of disability wonder if they can get some sort of payment for their disability. This is a federally funded program that helps to give living expenses to people who are unable to work because of a disability. There are many people that apply but not everyone gets benefits. Here are some reasons that people are commonly denied disability benefits. 1. Their Disability Isn't Long-Term
- Being involved in a car accident is not a good situation, especially if you have injuries and damages to deal with. Fortunately, there is a branch of law that gives you the right to seek compensation for your damages and injuries, and this branch of law is called personal injury law. While you do not have to hire a lawyer to help you settle, it is often a good idea to do so.