Virginia Officer’s Battle to Receive Compensation for Injuries Shows System’s Faults

A Virginia police officer suffered an injury while transporting a handcuffed man down a flight of stairs. The man slipped, and the officer grabbed the man’s arm to keep him from falling. The officer immediately felt a sharp pain in his back and groin. Doctors eventually diagnosed him as having a hernia and ruptured...

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Washington DC Construction Worker Falls from Bucket Lift

Falls are the leading cause of fatalities for construction workers, with 400 to 500 deaths resulting from falls each year in the United States. They account for nearly one-third of all deaths in the construction industry. Some of the most common falls are those that occur from roofs, which can result from unprotected...

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