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Trampoline Safety Tips Published in Safety on April 25, 2017.

Spring has officially sprung, and while the days may feel cold, warmer weather is just around the corner. April is when we bring our patio furniture out of storage, fire up the grill, and begin enjoying time outdoors. For some of us, it’s also time to take an inaugural jump on the trampoline. Whether you’re setting up your own, or… READ MORE

Top Tips for Keeping Kids Safe in Cars Published in Safety on February 17, 2017.

Car accidents are the leading cause of fatal injuries in children ages five to 19. Parents and caregivers play a major role in protecting their children from vehicle-related injuries. Transporting your child requires several different precautionary measures to adhere to Georgia law and maximize the safety of your child while in the car. You need to know the proper safety… READ MORE

Pool Safety Tips, Summer’s Coming, Stay Safe While Staying Cool! Published in Home Safety Tips, Prevent Accidents and Protect Yourself,Personal Injury,Safety,Uncategorized on February 1, 2017.

Summer wouldn’t be the same without dips in the pool, but is your family safe from common pool-related accidents and injuries? Drowning is the number one cause of unintentional death in children between one and four years old. If you have children in the house or in your neighborhood, it is your responsibility to keep your pool safe. Pool safety… READ MORE

Prevent Injuries to Toddlers from Falling, Climbing, and Grabbing Published in Home Safety Tips, Prevent Accidents and Protect Yourself,Safety,Uncategorized on February 1, 2017.

Toddlers are notorious for getting into things they shouldn’t. It is in a child’s nature to crawl, pull up, and eventually walk. Unfortunately for parents, it is also in a child’s nature to climb, fall, and grab. At this age, your home can seem like a war zone, full of potential hazards for your child. Knowing how to prevent injuries… READ MORE

Thanksgiving the most Dangerous Day of the Year to Drive Published in Safety on November 23, 2016.

Thanksgiving is well-known as a terrible day for driving, but studies indicate it may actually be the most dangerous road travel day of the year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that several contributing factors make Thanksgiving the worst day of the year to drive. While you cannot always predict how other drivers will behave, you can drive safely… READ MORE

Holiday Season Safety Tips Everyone Should Know Published in Safety on November 21, 2016.

The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year for many Americans. While most people look forward to the winter months and holiday gatherings with friends and family, this time of year can be hazardous. To protect yourself, your family, and your property during the holidays, be proactive – there are many ways to do so. Safety… READ MORE

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    The prospect of being unable to work due to injury can be frightening. Many people can get quickly overwhelmed when trying to navigate the worker’s compensation process while worried about paying their bills and supporting their families. If you’ve had a prior workers’ compensation claim, you may be familiar with how the process works, but […]
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    Burn injuries suffered at work are more common than you might think. A serious burn injury can leave you unable to work for weeks, months, or possibly even years. In addition to treatment and recovery, you will also need to figure out how to replace your lost income and get compensation for your medical expenses. […]
  • Workers’ Compensation after Workplace Violence
    Workplace violence poses a serious threat to many members of the workforce across the country. From a simple assault to gun violence, the injuries employees suffer can leave them unable to pay their bills or support their families. If you’re the victim of workplace violence, you are probably feeling overwhelmed and unsure of what to […]
  • What does “Maximum Medical Improvement” Mean in Your Workers’ Compensation Case?
    Workers’ compensation is provided by employers intended to pay benefits to employees injured at work, regardless of who was at fault. If you’ve been injured and unable to work, workers’ compensation can cover your lost income and pay your medical expenses. Unfortunately, the process can be somewhat complicated and difficult to understand.  At Nelson & […]