Falsani, Balmer, Peterson & Quinn are pleased to provide you with good resources and advice about workplace, and driver and consumer safety. We invite you to explore the following sites for more information.
PUBLIC SAFETY LINKS
United States Department of Labor: OSHA’s mission is to assure the safety and health of America’s workers by setting and enforcing standards; providing training, outreach, and education; establishing partnerships; and encouraging continual improvement in workplace safety and health.
United States Consumer Protection & Safety Commission: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is charged with protecting the public from unreasonable risks of serious injury or death from more than 15,000 types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. Deaths, injuries and property damage from consumer product incidents cost the nation more than $700 billion annually.
MADD: MADD is a 501(c)(3) non-profit grass roots organization with more than 600 chapters nationwide. MADD is not a crusade against alcohol consumption – MADD’s mission is to stop drunk driving, support the victims of this violent crime and prevent underage drinking.
Canada’s National Occupational Health & Safety Resources: By improving accessibility to information that will engage more people to identify hazards and risks in the workplace, we edge closer to realizing our vision of eliminating work-related illnesses and injuries.
Center for Disease Control & Prevention: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is one of the 13 major operating components of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), which is the principal agency in the United States government for protecting the health and safety of all Americans and for providing essential human services, especially for those people who are least able to help themselves.
Car Safety Seats – A Guide for Families: Each year thousands of young children are killed or injured in car crashes. You can help prevent this from happening to your child by always using car safety seats and seat belts correctly. The information below explains how.
OTHER ATTORNEY RESOURCE LINKS
American Bar Association: American Bar Association is the largest voluntary professional association in the world. With more than 400,000 members, the ABA provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, information about the law, programs to assist lawyers and judges in their work, and initiatives to improve the legal system for the public.
American Board of Trial Advocacy: NBTA certification is a credential above and beyond a license to practice law.It communicates to the public and other attorneys that our lawyers posses an enhanced level of skill and expertise in trial advocacy and have demonstrated integrity and dedication to the interests of their clients.
American Association for Justice: As the world’s largest trial bar, ATLA promotes justice and fairness for injured persons, safeguards victims’ rights–particularly the right to trial by jury–and strengthens the civil justice system through education and disclosure of information critical to public health and safety. With more than 56,000 members worldwide, and a network of U.S. and Canadian affiliates involved in diverse areas of trial advocacy, ATLA provides lawyers with the information and professional assistance needed to serve clients successfully and protect the democratic values inherent in the civil justice system.
Best Lawyers in America – The premier directory for the very best lawyers in the nation.
Martindale-Hubbell: Use their Lawyer Locator to find the credentials of more than one million lawyers and firms.
Minnesota Department of Labor & Industry: State of Minnesota’s home page.
Minnesota Association for Justice: The purpose of the Minnesota Association for Justice (formerly, the Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association) shall be to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States; to advance the science of jurisprudence; to promote the administration of justice; to uphold the honor of the profession of law; to apply its knowledge and experience in the field of law to the promotion of public good; to encourage fellowship among the members of the bar; and especially, to advance the cause of those who are damaged in person, property or civil rights and who must seek redress therefore at law; to help injured persons; to encourage the teaching of worker’s compensation, railroad, admiralty, tort, criminal and civil rights law by establishing lectureships and conducting a program of continuing legal education; and generally, to encourage scholarship and increase proficiency among members of the bar in our Association.
National Board of Trial Advocacy: NBTA certification is a credential above and beyond a license to practice law.It communicates to the public and other attorneys that our lawyers posses an enhanced level of skill and expertise in trial advocacy and have demonstrated integrity and dedication to the interests of their clients.
Minnesota State Bar Association
Social Security Administration
National Organization of Social Security Claimants’ Representatives
West Legal Directory (Findlaw.com)
Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers
Wisconsin State Bar Association
Wisconsin Workers’ Compensation Division
Labor World – we proudly sponsor this bi-weekly newspaper covering both local and national labor and worker issues