What Are the Health Hazards of the Poultry Processing Industry?
From dangerous equipment to biological contaminants, poultry processing factories are dangerous places to work. Employees stand along a conveyor belt, completing various jobs that turn live birds into meat for sale. With slippery floors, sharp tools, and crowded quarters, the work environment is inherently hazardous. Further, employees work at breakneck speeds to keep up with […]
Can I Sue My Employer for Injuries Suffered on the Job?
One of the questions we are commonly asked is whether or not an employee can sue his or her employer for injuries suffered on the job. Individuals who are injured during the course of performing work-related tasks can seek financial remuneration for their injuries, as well as other benefits intended to help replace lost wages, […]
Who is Entitled to Workers’ Compensation in Alabama?
In the state of Alabama, all companies that employ four or more workers are legally required to purchase workers’ compensation insurance on their behalf. This is a no-fault system, which means that an injured worker does not need to prove that the accident and/or their injuries were caused by another person’s negligence. Provided that the […]