Entries by Thiry & Caddell, LLP

Steps to Take After Being Injured at Work

A workplace injury can throw a wrench into all of your plans. All of your in-progress projects, overtime plans, and work toward a promotion—they are all on hold while you recover. Although workplace injuries are relatively common, they still have the potential to leave victims overwhelmed and uncertain about their next steps. As long as […]

Important Things to Know About Lifting Injuries in the Workplace

Workplace injuries are incredibly common in the Mobile area, thanks to our area’s strong industrial workforce and manufacturing industries. While you’ll always have some amount of workplace injuries, many are preventable with appropriate safety precautions, safety gear, and education. Lifting injuries are especially preventable—so why are they so common? Learn more about lifting injuries and […]

The Importance of Prioritizing Mental Health in the Workplace

If you work eight hours per day, five days per week, you spend a little less than one-third of your life at work. It makes sense, then, to want your workplace to support your mental health. While mental health used to be an untouchable subject at work, employers are starting to realize the necessity of […]

Living With Chronic Pain After a Workplace Accident

Chronic pain is a condition that can suck the joy out of every aspect of your life. It limits your ability to work and provide for your loved ones, spend time with your family and friends, and engage in the hobbies that make free time fun. When a workplace accident leaves you with chronic pain, […]

What Happens When a Third Party is Responsible for My Workplace Injury?

Workplace issues may be the result of unsafe equipment, an injured employee’s error, a coworker’s mistake, or even a bad judgment call by management. In most cases, injured employees are only entitled to workers’ compensation. But when someone outside the company is responsible for your injuries, you may also be able to seek compensation from […]

What Does “No Fault” Mean in a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Unfortunately, workplace injuries are part of building a career. No matter which field you work in, the risk of injury is always present. From stress injuries and falls to crush injuries and broken bones, it’s important to know what your rights are after a workplace accident. When you discuss workers’ compensation with your employer, you […]

How Workplace Injuries Impact Families

When you think about workplace injuries, you likely think of how they impact injured workers. However, the consequences of an injury are far-reaching. An injured worker’s family often struggles in the wake of an injury, and it’s important to recognize and understand their losses. What are your options after a workplace injury? You are likely […]