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What is the difference between medial and lateral epicondylitis?

Stress, strain and repetitive use injuries occur in many Wisconsin workplaces, from offices to construction sites and everywhere in between. Though they can affect just about any area of the body, many specifically affect the shoulder, wrist, hand and other parts of each upper extremity. 

Husky Calling For Liability Waivers. Are They Legal?

The Husky oil refinery explosion and fire in Superior, Wisconsin, caused alarm throughout the Duluth-Superior region. After the fire was contained, the company received more than 1,000 claims from people affected by the fire. While there were no fatalities, 21 people were injured in the accident.

IF YOU ARE AN EMPLOYEE INJURED IN THE HUSKY ENERGY OIL EXPLOSION, MAKE WORK COMP INSURANCE PAY YOUR MEDICAL BILLS.

When a Husky Energy oil refinery tank in Superior, Wisconsin erupted in flames on April 26, 2018 after several rapid explosions, a roiling black cloud was seen drifting over the surrounding area. There were concerns whether or not the facilities hydrogen fluoride tanks would be breached. Thankfully they maintained their integrity and only one tank of asphalt was pierced which was the source of the pitch dark, noxious cloud spreading over the facility and surrounding area.

How do emotional injuries impact your physical health?

Nearly every company has at least one person who is difficult to work with, but that does not mean you should put up with abuse, especially if it is impacting your emotional health. As you and other Wisconsin residents may know, chronic stress and anxiety relating to an ongoing situation may make life miserable. It can also affect your work performance and even your physical health.

What is workers' compensation and what does it cover?

Worker's compensation, which is often called "workers' comp" is a system set up by the state to compensate workers who are injured or sickened on the job. Nearly all employees are covered, although there are separate systems for employees of the federal government and people in certain industries.

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