We often blog about stressful topics - car accidents, work injuries, appealing a denial of disability benefits, and many other high-stress situations - that affect our fellow Wisconsinites and our neighbors in Minnesota. As such, we were intrigued when we saw a recently created ranking that shows which states are the most and least stressed. While we often encounter people at some of their most stressful times in life, it's interesting to see how the state population (as a whole) ranks in relation to stress levels.
Our veterans put their lives on the line to protect our freedoms and keep us safe. It’s a difficult, high-pressure job that leaves many service members changed for life. But, too often, these heroes are denied the resources they need to heal when they return home.
The State of Wisconsin is recognized nationally as one of the premier outdoor fishing and hunting destinations in the United States. The Wisconsin DNR estimates that hunters and anglers generate more than $4 billion (with a b) in annual license fees, adding more than 56,000 jobs to state and local economies. It must have come as a surprise to many when a November 2017 issue of Cap Times (an online news site highlighting news out of Madison) reported that hearings were underway to outlaw catfishing.
Ohio, don’t be salty – the Dairy State is just picky about its butter.
Wisconsin is perhaps best known for its cheese, beautiful landscapes, four-time Super Bowl-winning NFL team, and passionate football fans.
Changes are coming for Social Security recipients. In October, the SSA (Social Security Administration) announced updates for 2018. As usual, for most of the 60 million Americans who receive benefits, these changes are a mixed bag.
Earlier this month, the nation’s highest court heard oral arguments in a case that could have far-reaching implications for American elections. Focused on electoral gerrymandering in Wisconsin, the case forces the Supreme Court justices to consider their own role in legislative redistricting.
Farm Safety and Health Week was September 17-23, 2017. In this post, we revisit some of the key issues brought up during this week that promote farm safety and general workplace safety throughout Wisconsin.
We’ve all heard tragic stories of people who were distracted by their smartphones and then suffered injuries. Many times, these injuries occur at work or while driving a car.
It seems that nearly every day there is a news story that talks about the opioid epidemic that’s making its way throughout the United States. While there are a variety of reasons for the rise of opioid use in recent decades, one often overlooked area where opioid use is found is in post-work injury care.