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Dispelling Six Myths About Workers’ Compensation Claims in Vermont

Were you or a loved one hurt while on the job in Vermont? You are far from alone. While every employee in our state deserves safe, fair working conditions, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that nearly 7,000 Vermonters are injured on the job each year. When a workplace injury or workplace illness forces …

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Your Guide to Lane-Splitting Motorcycle Accidents in Glens Falls

It is no secret that it can be a lot easier for motorcyclists to navigate by—or in between—stopped or slow-moving traffic. It is a practice known as motorcycle lane-splitting. While it is permitted in some jurisdictions, motorcycle lane-splitting is not allowed in New York. What happens if a lane-splitting motorcycle is involved in a crash? …

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How Can ECM Data Help With a Semi-Truck Accident Claim in Glens Falls, NY

The National Safety Council (NSC) reports that large commercial truck accidents contribute to approximately 100,000 injuries and 6,000 fatalities on American roadways each year. The immense size of large trucks makes them inherently dangerous. Following an accident with a semi-truck, it is imperative that victims and their families have access to all of the information …

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A Comprehensive Guide to Rear-End Collision Claims in Glens Falls

Involved in a rear-end collision in Glens Falls? It is the most common type of multi-vehicle accident reported in Warren County. Even the most safe and attentive of drivers could end up in a rear-end crash. It is crucial that you know how to protect your legal rights and your financial interests. In this article, …

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Can You Afford a Glens Falls Personal Injury Lawyer?

Personal injuries are expensive. There is no getting around that fact. Many of our clients are shocked at the large medical bills and car repair estimates they receive following a crash or other accident. These folks are already living paycheck to paycheck, and now they feel so much pain they can’t go into work. It’s …

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Car Accidents in Construction Zones: Who’s At Fault?

It’s summer, which means Glens Falls and surrounding areas will see plenty of road work, just as we do every year. We sympathize with all motorists. Nothing is more frustrating than coming upon a construction zone unexpectedly, especially when you’re trying to get to work or school and are running a little late. Nonetheless, it …

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Who Is Responsible for Your Jackknife Accident?

Tractor trailers haul goods into Vermont for sale in our stores, and they are hard to miss on our highways. Tractor trailers have two parts—the tractor in front and the trailer in back, coupled at a “fifth wheel” attachment between them. The trailer can swing out at an angle like the blade in a Swiss …

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Heat Related Workplace Injuries

Vermonters are lucky that our summers are not as muggy as those in Florida or Louisiana. Nonetheless, temperatures can reach into the 90s, and the temperature inside businesses and factories can climb even higher. Workers must take care of themselves so that they do not suffer heat exhaustion, heat stroke, or other heat-related injuries. Larson …

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Can You Receive Workers’ Compensation for Toxic Exposure at Work?

Many workplaces have dangerous chemicals that a worker can inhale or absorb through their skin. These toxic chemicals may lead to serious diseases and illnesses.. The Vermont workers’ compensation system exists to help workers injured on the job. Fortunately, a toxic exposure at work will usually qualify for compensation. Larson & Gallivan Law stands ready …

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Vermont Estate Allowed to Proceed with Workers’ Compensation Claim Following Employee’s Death

Vermont’s workers’ compensation law provides certain benefits to the spouse and dependent family members of employees who die as the result of a work-related injury or illness. Typically, such claims must be submitted within six months of the employee’s death. But failure to meet this deadline may be excused if there is proof the employer …

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If you’ve been seriously injured, our Rutland, VT personal injury law firm is here to provide you support, guidance, and representation as you seek damages. Please call us today for a free consultation. We can begin working on your case immediately.
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