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February 11, 2020 Attorney Tips,Community Help WV,Safety Tips,WV Work Accidents

Why Are Older Workers at an Increased Risk of Dying in a Workplace Accident?

How to Help Protect Older Workers in West Virginia More older people are dying at work than ever before. Why is this when workplace fatalities have decreased overall?  Below are several possible explanations and some tips on what you can do to help keep yourself and loved ones safe at work. More Older Workers in…

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September 6, 2019 Workplace Safety in West Virginia,WV Work Accidents

Study Shows Workplace Injuries Contribute to the Increase in Suicide & Overdose Deaths: What Can Be Done?

Drug overdoses and suicides have been rising since 2000 and are major contributors to a recent decline in West Virginia’s life expectancy. The opioid crisis is a big part of the problem with a record 47,600 overdose deaths in 2017. Suicides have also increased by 30% from 1999. A recent study shows that there’s more…

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February 4, 2015 West Virginia law,WV Work Accidents

House Bill 2011: Giving West Virginia Employers the Right to Kill

Imagine a world where corporations knowingly violate safety rules and regulations, which kills or seriously injures their workers, and in this world those dead workers’ families, who now have no breadwinners, no fathers (or mothers), are told by this world’s government: “You have no right to ask that these corporations be held accountable for the deaths…

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January 21, 2015 West Virginia law,WV Work Accidents

Proposed House Bill Would Give Immunity to Employers who Knowingly Break Safety Rules that Cause Injury or Death to Employees

West Virginia House Bill 2011 risks the lives and safety of all West Virginians who work and their families who depend upon them At West Law Firm, we usually stay out of politics and focus on helping people who have been wrongfully injured.  However, some West Virginia legislators are proposing a law that threatens the lives and safety of every…

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