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Blog Posts in January, 2016

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  • Federal Workplace Laws are Failing Injured Employees

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 29-Jan-2016

    Kevin Schiller is one of millions of workers who don’t have state-regulated workers’ compensation to turn to when they are injured at work. After more than 20 years on the job as a building engineer for Macy’s department stores, Schiller's career unexpectedly ended when a mannequin fell on him from the top of a 12-foot high shelf, causing him to hit his head first into a ...
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  • How to Deal with a Denied Veterans Benefits Application

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 27-Jan-2016

    Unfortunately, it can be difficult for veterans to obtain disability benefits. In fact, when a veteran applies for disability benefits, there is a great chance they will be denied access to such compensation. The process is demanding and requires the completion of various processes. However, if you are denied veterans disability compensation, you can request a Decision Review Officer hearing. How ...
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  • Distracted Driving Makes NTSB's Most Wanted List

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 20-Jan-2016

    Recently, the National Transportation Safety board reported that distracted driving made the Top 10 Most Wanted List. This list refers to the most common and preventable accidents that cause numerous deaths each year. To uncover the information, NTSB performed 11 different investigations in 2003. The association found that an unacceptable amount of car accidents were caused by or involved drivers ...
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  • Are Harmful Toys on Your Local Department Store's Shelves?

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 12-Jan-2016

    When parents go out to buy their children toys, they are probably aren’t thinking about the serious injuries their children can sustain due to such products. However, it may be wise for parents to research toys before purchasing the seemingly fun items for their children. An article titled, “30 th Annual Survey Finds Dangerous Toys on Store Shelves,” published by the United ...
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  • Dangerous Winter Weather Causes Several Accidents in Reno/Sparks Area

    Posted By Shook & Stone || 5-Jan-2016

    Now that it is officially winter, Nevada drivers will be seeing cold and rainy conditions in the coming months. With rain in the forecast this week for Las Vegas and more bad driving weather ahead, we at Shook & Stone would like to take this opportunity to remind drivers to be cautious on the road! According to the captain of the highway patrol in Reno, 138 highway accidents occurred over a ...
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