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Published September 28, 2020 by Matt Fendon Law Group | Workers' Compensation
Airport Workers Face a Wide Range of Job-related Hazards

The airlines have experienced difficult economic times in the past six months due to COVID-19-related circumstances. With fewer travelers and certain safety restrictions in place, places like the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport remain less-than-crowded. Still, there are travelers and…

Published September 17, 2020 by Matt Fendon Law Group | Workers' Compensation
How Do I Appeal if Don’t Like My Work Comp Decision?

Arizona’s workers’ compensation program is supposed to be an efficient way for workers who get hurt in Phoenix or other parts of the state to get the professional care they need to recover from their work-related injuries or illnesses. Workers’…

Published September 9, 2020 by Matt Fendon Law Group | Workers' Compensation
How a Workplace Brain Injury Can Alter Your Personality

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) suffered on the job can affect your life profoundly. Besides the more common symptoms like headaches, nausea, and memory problems, there are things a TBI can do to you that can change your entire self-image…

Published September 8, 2020 by Matt Fendon Law Group | Workers' Compensation
Police Officer in on-duty Crash May Need Workers’ Compensation

Workplace accidents with injuries can happen to Arizona residents in any kind of job. Some jobs require people to place themselves in situations that are considered dangerous as part of their duties. This can result in accidents with long-term ramifications….

Published September 1, 2020 by Matt Fendon Law Group | Construction Worker Injuries
Study Looks at “mega” Workers’ Comp Claims

Arizona is a great place to live, play and work, but because of our weather, we have some of the most dangerous jobs in the nation, including in mining, agriculture, transportation and in the construction industry. Of course, construction is…

Published August 13, 2020 by Matt Fendon Law Group | Workers' Compensation
Safety Tips for Individuals Who Must Work in Hot Weather

The summer and hot weather cannot be avoided in Arizona. Therefore, individuals who must work outside some or all of the time are encouraged to take extra precautions. Working outside when it is hot can lead to a heat stroke,…

Published August 5, 2020 by Matt Fendon Law Group | Firm News
5 Common Injuries That Put Factory Workers at Risk

Employees at manufacturing facilities work hard, and workplace injuries can put their life and livelihood at risk. What injuries put workers in factories and on assembly lines at risk? Chemical exposure Depending on the products that a facility produces and…

Published August 3, 2020 by Matt Fendon Law Group | Workers' Compensation
Preventing Fall-related Injuries in the Construction Field

After analyzing more than 10,000 construction-related workers’ compensation claims processed between 2014 and 2018, Nationwide found that more than 30% involved a fall from an elevated surface. Construction employers in Arizona should know that the insurer has offered safety training…

Published July 23, 2020 by Matt Fendon Law Group | Workers' Compensation
Four Kinds of Workers’ Compensation Benefits

In Arizona, as in other states, the workers’ compensation program pays out benefits to workers injured on the job as well as to the families of workers fatally injured. Claims tend to be filed a lot in the construction industry…

Published July 13, 2020 by Matt Fendon Law Group | Workers' Compensation
Tips to Keep Workers Safe on the Job

Employees in Arizona and throughout the country are entitled to a workplace that is free of safety or health hazards. Federal workplace safety rules are monitored and enforced by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Under OSHA rules, employers…

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