How to Survive Working Retail During the Holidays [10 Tips]

It’s beginning to look a lot like…COVID.

The 2020 holiday season is going to look a little different this year. Here are some tips on how to survive working retail during the holidays…in the middle of a pandemic.

 

Whoever said that Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year has probably never had the unique opportunity of working retail during the holidays.

And when you throw a global pandemic into the mix? Let’s just say that this year’s holiday season is going to be a little more hectic than usual.

But whether you’re a seasonal employee or a retail pro, there are a few things you can do to stay safe and make your time on the sales floor a little easier.

Here are 10 tips for preventing illness and injury while working retail during the holidays. Read more

How Lawyers For Workers Comp Can Help
How Lawyers for Workers Comp Can Help

Has your workers comp claim left you without a leg to stand on?

Lawyers for workers comp do a lot more than just show up in a courtroom.

 

If you experienced a workplace injury, you’re probably a little confused about which steps you should take.

You’ve already filed a claim and started seeing your doctor and it’s likely that your employer has told you there’s nothing else you should do. Nevertheless, you can’t shake the feeling that maybe you should contact a workers compensation lawyer. But would that be a waste of time? After all, what do lawyers for workers comp do?

At the Law Office of Brian D. Tadros, we encounter this question a lot, so we wanted to put together a helpful guide showing the many ways that an attorney can assist your workers’ compensation case. Read more

Are Workers’ Comp Lawyer Fees Worth It?

The insurance company hasn’t exactly been easy to work with…

…but is it worth it to pay workers’ comp lawyer fees?

You’ve been injured in a workplace injury and the insurance company has been playing hardball. One of your co-workers suggests hiring a lawyer to help you get the benefits you’re entitled to.

But wait a minute…can you afford workers’ comp lawyer fees? And are they really worth it?

Yes and yes!
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How a Workers' Comp Settlement is Calculated
How a Worker’s Comp Settlement Is Calculated

How much are your injuries worth?

Your workers’ comp settlement isn’t “free money.” Here’s what to consider when deciding whether that settlement offer is worth it.

If you’ve been injured in a workplace accident, it’s very likely that your life has been turned upside down.

With your reduced work hours and all those medical bills, that workers’ comp settlement offer is starting to look pretty good. But how did the insurance company arrive at that number?

It may seem arbitrary to you. But the insurance company isn’t reading tea leaves or consulting a crystal ball to calculate your workers’ comp settlement amount. They are actually making a number of calculations behind the scenes to decide how much to offer you.

And unless you know what’s influencing their decision, you won’t be able to decide whether the offer is a fair one.

So let’s take a look at what your workers’ comp settlement should cover and how you can decide whether or not to accept it.

 

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5 Mistakes to Avoid After an Injury At Work
5 Mistakes To Avoid After an Injury at Work

Your worker’s comp claim should never be taken lightly

Here are 5 common mistakes to avoid after an injury at work.

An accidental misstep near a large gap. A dangling light everyone thought would never fall. The creaky elevator that always pulled through…until it didn’t.

These and other safety risks can lead to a serious injury at work. And when that occurs, you’re entitled to certain benefits. The problem is, injured workers often make mistakes that can jeopardize their workers’ comp claims or even cause them more injury in the long run.

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Hidden Office Injury Risks: an Office Safety Guide
Hidden Injury Risks at the Office: An Office Safety Guide

It isn’t only construction workers that can suffer a workplace injury.

Learn about the most common injury risks that threaten office safety.

When it comes to workers’ compensation claims, many are under the impression that, because they work in an office rather than a construction site, they are removed from danger.

Although most office environments lack the heavy machinery and sharp tools that can make a builder’s job site so hazardous, office injuries are actually quite common.

Keep reading for some of the most common injuries that threaten office safety. Read more

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