Unless you drive a truck, taxi or delivery vehicle, you may not give much thought to the risk that you could be hurt in a car accident on the job. However, occupational traffic accidents are one of the leading causes of workers' compensation claims in the United States. Furthermore, the risk is not limited to people who drive for a living. In fact, it may be higher for those whose on-the-job driving is more limited.
Citizens are waking up to the potential legislative attack on the Work Comp System: Workers' Compensation Bill an Attack on Our Rights. This editorial is from the Wausau Daily Herald-right in the backyard of one of the legislators (Spiros) who has proposed this direct legislative attack. We previously discussed the proposed legislation in a prior post: Legislative Alert: Worker's Compensation Destruction Bill?