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March 2019 Archives

Does random drug testing really prevent workplace injuries?

Nowadays, employers will often tell their prospective employees that their job offer is dependent upon them successfully passing a pre-employment drug test. The main reason that employers have their workers take these is to reduce the chances of an employee having an accident once they start working there. Employers will often have employees take drug tests after an incident happens as well.

A nurse dies post-surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center

A Midstate woman died in April 2017 after a surgical resident at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) inadvertently punctured an artery. This month, her family filed a lawsuit against the Tennessee hospital where she ultimately died.

Boosting safety at various types of Tennessee worksites

As a Tennessee worker, you know you have the right to seek workers' compensation benefits in the event you suffer an injury at work. These benefits include recompense of medical expenses and a portion of wages you lost while recovering. Before an accident takes place, however, you also have the right to a reasonably safe workplace and the training necessary to do your job safely. 

You can sue a grocery store if you're hurt inside or outside it

From freshly mopped or polished floors to spilled food products or drinks and even water tracked in from outside on a rainy day, all of these can cause you to slip and fall at a grocery store. Although thousands of people have these types of accidents each year across Tennessee and the rest of the United States, few victims realize that they can sue for injuries that they suffer at grocery stores.

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