Some jobs are just inherently more dangerous than others -- but nobody should be expected to put themselves in unreasonably unsafe conditions for a paycheck.
Many people believe that the national legalization of marijuana for medicinal use is long overdue -- but it has remained a thorny subject even in states where the drug is available to some people because there are no federal protections for users.
For those unfamiliar with New Jersey's workers' compensation program, the benefits may seem unnecessary or even redundant. After all, you likely have health care coverage through your employer. You may even carry short-term and long-term disability insurance through a private company or through your employer.
Here's a sobering statistic: About 38.4% of people will eventually develop cancer sometime in their life. The most common cancers are breast, lung, prostate, colon, rectum, skin and bladder -- although there are plenty of other contenders. All of them are potentially lethal.
Your spinal cord is actually a complex bundle of nerves that are protected by a myelin sheath and the vertebrae that line your back. Because those nerves go to different parts of your body, not all spinal injuries have the same effect.
When the victim of sexual harassment on the job files a lawsuit against his or her employer, the most that victim can claim in damages is $300,000.