Delaware Personal Injury & 

 Workers' Compensation Blog

March 19, 2020

Workers’ compensation for Delaware  is defined as a system, created by the Delaware Legislature, which provides benefits to workers who are injured or who contract an occupational disease while working.

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In general, workers’ compensation provides benefits to employees who are injured during the course and scope of their em...

June 5, 2018

The 100 deadliest days statistics are attributed mostly toward the younger demographic. In a 2015 study, Highway Safety Advocates found that for every 100,000 Americans under the age of 21, 1.2 people were killed in drunken driving fatalities. Not only are people 25 and under more likely to die in car crashes, they also have the highest rate of crash involvement resulting in the deaths of others,...

February 28, 2018

You are driving home from work at 7:00pm on a nice clear winter evening, excited to get home to see your spouse and children before they go to sleep. You are only two minutes away from your home, and you stop at the red traffic light that you always seem to miss just before arriving home. After a long day at the office, having a home cooked meal with your family is the perfect remedy.  Unfortunate...

February 16, 2018

Did your loved one fall in a nursing home? Did the nursing home contact you and let you know your loved one was being stubborn, not following protocol, or was wandering around confused? Did the nursing home reassure you they have the means to care for your loved one following his or her fall? On average, a nursing home of 100 beds will report the occurrence of 100 to 200 falls every year, with man...

February 13, 2018

Most of the concussions we hear about occur on Sundays. However, the gridiron is not the only place employees are at risk for concussions. We hear about explosive hits and head trauma in the NFL on a more consistent basis than the everyday workplace, however, new studies have shown concussions in the workplace have been on the rise in some unexpected occupations.

The most common misconception is th...

January 17, 2018

A vehicle carrying eighty-thousand pounds of freight spread over eighteen wheels, traveling at speeds greater than seventy-five miles per hour sounds absurd. Now factor in the only thing keeping the vehicle on the road is an operator who has been driving ten straight hours and has another four hours to go. On top of that, to achieve a bonus the driver must maintain the pace of speeds greater than...

January 5, 2018

Delaware Snowfall Traffic Statistics

The New Year brought weather that has been setting record numbers. Record lows of three degrees, zero degrees, and twelve degree highs have brought on the miserable weather we are dealing with. Delaware has accumulated a height of 11.4 inches in the southern portion of Sussex County. With the ‘bomb cyclone’ snowfall come treacherous roadways all throughout Delaw...

December 15, 2017

Winter has arrived for us here in Delaware. Now it becomes a guessing game in which nights we will fall asleep only to wake up to a winter wonderland. In other situations, we prepare for a weekend of blizzards salting the walk-ways and storing away groceries, only for the big storm to be fifty degrees and sunny. Due to the sporadic ways of our winters in Delaware, we should be prepared for anythin...

December 9, 2017

Every year, many families go to great lengths to get into the holiday spirit. We carry trees, climb ladders, scale roofs to string lights, and spend countless amounts of hours wrapping gifts. Now and then, getting into the holiday spirit can take a turn for the worse.  A man is hanging lights when the ladder slips out from under him, sending him plummeting to the ground. A toddler swallows a low-h...

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