Beware of Common Insurance Company Tactics That Can Minimize Your Claim

Insurance companies frequently attempt to minimize or deny claims by using common tactics. Most individuals have little to no experience negotiating with insurance companies. The insurance companies know this and will use it to their advantage. People who have been injured and have a valid insurance claim can become frustrated and eventually abandon their claim […]

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Study Seeks to Answer: What Factors Turn a Stumble into a Fall?

Researchers are analyzing the factors that change a stumble into a fall in an effort to ascertain how retirees could avoid potentially fatal injuries associated with falls. According to the study, the presence of a few environmental and/or physiological factors can mean the difference between a stumble and a dangerous fall. Researchers note that there […]

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The Costliest Injuries for Workers

While any injury can sideline a worker, there are some injuries that simply cost more to treat and take longer to recover from. Based on data reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2013, the following are the most expensive injuries for workers and businesses. This data represents injuries that result in six or […]

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The Risks, Realities, and Liabilities of Parking Lot Accidents

The National Safety Council estimates that there are more than 50,000 parking lot accidents each year that cause more than 60,000 injuries and claim more than 500 lives. According to the Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers Association, nearly 20% of all automobile accidents in America occur in parking lots. These figures do not include the […]

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