Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Hope

10.16.2019 Written by: Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd.

Seedling - a picture of hope

Is there hope for those who have been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder? Today I had the pleasure of attending HealthPartners Occupational Medicine Department‘s special guest lecture given by Dr. Charl Els, a psychiatrist, addiction specialist and occupational physician Clinic Professor at the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Alberta, entitled “Nietzche Was Right: Revising What Happens after Exposure to Trauma.”

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How Much Does it Cost to Hire a Work Comp Attorney?

10.14.2019 Written by: Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd.

Wayne J. Studer

How can I afford a Work Comp Attorney?

Injured workers in Minnesota should not worry about being able to afford to hire a work comp attorney. When I meet with new clients, people typically ask how much it costs to hire a work comp attorney.

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Why are Firefighting Overhaul Duties so Dangerous? (Infographic)

10.07.2019 Written by: Henningson & Snoxell, Ltd.

Firefighters performing overhaul duties

What are Overhaul Duties?

In municipal structural firefighting, duties are generally divided into two distinct phases: knockdown and overhaul. The knockdown phase of firefighting is what we the public think of when we think about firefighting: firefighters work to control and extinguish the fire. At a large structure fire, such as at a warehouse or a large house fire, firefighters may spend hours working to extinguish the fire. However, typically 90% of municipal fires are extinguished within 5 – 10 minutes. The environment during knockdown is hot and smoky with low visibility. Knockdown duties may be performed from inside the structure or defensively from the outside.

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