Tag Archives: injuries

Repetitive walking

Illinois workers’ compensation needs more reform June 23, 2012 To anyone who thought Illinois had solved its workers’ compensation problem when lawmakers approved a half-baked reform measure last year, we have two words for you: “repetitive walking.” Yes, the same state notorious among employers for its out-of-control workers’ comp system recently identified a novel workplace […]

Mark Rypien is lead plaintiff in lawsuit against NFL over head injuries

By Nathan Fenno The Washington Times Former Washington Redskins quarterback Mark Rypien has sued the NFL over “repeated traumatic injuries to his head” sustained during his 11-season career. Rypien is the lead plaintiff in a mass-tort suit filed March 23 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. One hundred twenty-six former […]

Blake Anderson Breaks Back: ‘Workaholics’ Star Injured In Party Prank

In a ridiculous example of life imitating art, Blake Anderson of ‘Workaholics‘ — the scripted Comedy Central series about a group of hard-partying twenty-somethings juggling office life with an ambitious regimen of drugs and alcohol — landed himself in the hospital with a broken back when a stunt he tried to pull went horribly wrong. […]