Blog Posts in January, 2018

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  • Avoiding a Bakken Oil Field Construction Injury: Personal Protective Equipment
    Avoiding a Bakken Oil Field Construction Injury: Personal Protective Equipment

    Personal protective equipment (PPE) is worn by workers in the Bakken oil field to prevent or minimize construction injuries common to a particular work environment. According to OSHA , it's the ...

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  • Back Injuries: A Common Type of Bakken Workplace Injury
    Back Injuries: A Common Type of Bakken Workplace Injury

    Back injuries can range in severity from relatively minor muscle or tendon sprains to severe injuries such as fractured vertebra involving spinal cord damage. Mild to moderate injuries often occur as ...

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  • Ladders: Simple and Underappreciated Tools That Cause Fatal Work Injuries
    Ladders: Simple and Underappreciated Tools That Cause Fatal Work Injuries

    Construction workers in the Bakken oil field are familiar with many hazardous tools and equipment. The dangers of some of them are plainly obvious by their power, size, sharp cutting surfaces, or the ...

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  • Attorney Matt Braukmann Nominated to Mountain States Rising Stars
    Attorney Matt Braukmann Nominated to Mountain States Rising Stars

    Our entire firm is proud to share the news of Attorney Matt Braukmann’s selection to the 2018 Mountain States Rising Stars list, making this his 7 th consecutive year in a row. The Super Lawyers ...

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  • Tarping: A Dangerous Trucker Activity That Creates Work Comp Claims
    Tarping: A Dangerous Trucker Activity That Creates Work Comp Claims

    Tarping is the process of covering a load of a flatbed trailer with a tarp. Although it's best done using automated tarping equipment, these machines aren't always available, which means the truck ...

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  • Personal Injury Lawyer Discusses Traumatic Neck Injuries
    Personal Injury Lawyer Discusses Traumatic Neck Injuries

    The neck is a complex and vulnerable part of the human anatomy. It's made up of muscles, a breathing passageway, the esophagus, tendons, vertebra, arteries, shock-absorbing discs, nerves, and the ...

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