West Virginia's Wage Payment and Collection Act imposes an expectation on employees who have been wrongfully terminated to mitigate their own damages through "reasonable diligence." In practical terms, what does that mean?
The Davis H. Elliot Construction company succeeded in removing three pending lawsuits by former employees who all allege wrongful termination from the state court to a federal one.
Nobody wants to suffer a traumatic brain injury, as this can change your life in many ways. However, if you do find yourself in this position, it's good to know that there is more than one type of treatment option.
Note to employers: When somebody cuts off a thumb, it's basic human decency to call for an ambulance.
The title of "most dangerous profession" gets thrown around a lot. Some point to the construction industry, where many accidents happen, while the risks of being in the military or on the police force can't be denied. However, one study looked at the numbers for 2013 and determined that lumberjacks actually have the deadliest job in the country.
The Americans with Disabilities Act is in place to prevent discrimination against disabled people in the workplace.
Falls are a significant health hazard for people in nursing homes. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one out of every five falls results in serious damage, like hip fractures and traumatic brain injuries.