Ladder injuries on the job

6 Tips to Avoid Ladder Injuries

Sadow & Froy Best Tips, Injuries We Handle

We often see serious work-related injuries when our clients have fallen from ladders.  Many ladder injuries can be prevented if proper safety techniques are followed.  There are more than 300 ladder-related deaths and over 130,000 emergency room visits related to ladders each year, as well as 2,000 ladder-related injuries every day. ANSI.Org It is important to first consider the task …

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6 Common Nursing Injuries

Sadow & Froy Best Tips, Hot Topics, Injuries We Handle

Nursing is definitely a fulfilling and rewarding occupation.  Nurses choose their jobs because they want to do meaningful work and help people.  However, nurses face many workplace hazards, which can result in serious injuries.  The most common injuries that nurses encounter on the job fall into six categories. Overexertion Slip and Falls Violence Contact with Objects or Equipment Transportation Incidents …

overexertion injuries can be caused by improper lifting

Tips to Reduce Overexertion Injuries

Sadow & Froy Best Tips, Injuries We Handle

The number of serious injuries we see from overexertion at work is dramatically rising. Quite often these injuries occur because companies with staffing shortages require their employee to work overtime to make up for the reduction in personnel.  Whether you spend your days on an assembly line, typing on a computer, or somewhere in between, it’s important to know the …

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Find the Right Catastrophic Injury Lawyer

Sadow & Froy Injuries We Handle

Finding the right lawyer for your catastrophic injury workers’ compensation case is potentially the most important decision you’ll make for your future. Catastrophic work-related injuries include traumatic brain injuries (TBI), spinal cord injuries, amputations, and severe burns. The long-term consequences of a catastrophic injury will impact the rest of your life, as well as the lives of your family members. …

Hope for Paralysis Treatment

Sadow & Froy Hot Topics, Injuries We Handle

Paralysis is one of the most traumatic workers’ compensation injuries we see. Paralysis impacts every aspect of a person’s life, as well as the lives of their loved ones. When we represent clients with work-related spinal cord injuries, we know their journey toward a new normal is a long one. Compensation needs to be more than adequate to cover medical …

crane working on building

Crane Injuries: 5 Things You Need to Know

Sadow & Froy Injuries We Handle

Work-related crane injuries are on the rise. Here are some very sobering statistics associated with crane accidents.  90% of crane accidents are due to human error. 80% of crane accidents are from operators exceeding the crane’s operational capacity. 45% of all mobile crane accidents involve electrocution resulting from the crane contacting a power source during operation.  Other serious injuries associated …

Rehab is key with post-amputation prosthetics

Prosthetics after Work-Related Amputation

Sadow & Froy Injuries We Handle

Amputation injuries suffered on the job are traumatic, life-changing experiences.  They affect the injured worker and the entire family.  Work-related amputations involve surgery, hospitalization, medications, home healthcare, numerous medical providers, and prosthetics.  Working with a prosthetic specialist Fortunately, new technologies, manufacturing techniques, and materials have produced amazing advances in prosthetics over the past 10 years. These advances give new hope …

electrocution and electrical injury

Electrical Injury or Electrocution while on the Job

Sadow & Froy Injuries We Handle

Electrical injures and electrocution occur when an electrical current comes in direct contact with the body. These injuries can result in severe skin burns as well as damage to internal organs and other soft tissues which can lead to cardiac arrhythmia and respiratory arrest. At Sadow & Froy, we understand the catastrophic impact that electrical injuries or electrocution can have on injured workers and their families.

traumatic brain injury treatment

Traumatic Brain Injury and Early Medical Care Intervention

Sadow & Froy Injuries We Handle

At Sadow & Froy, we handle more and more trauma cases each year.  Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is one of the leading types of cases we see. A key indicator for recovery in these cases is early medical care intervention. Did you know? Trauma is a leading cause of death for individuals younger than 35 years of age.  Head injuries …