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Our blog is where we provide advice, tips and talk about the latest legal news in the area and across the nation.

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Ice, Snow and Slip and Falls: Safety Tips for Seniors

2/27/2014

Remember when you looked forward to snowstorms? A heavy snow meant a day off from school. You couldn’t wait to […]

Category: Slip and Fall

How Dangerous Is Driving While Under the Influence of Marijuana?

2/27/2014

A recent NBC News / Wall Street Journal poll found that the majority of American favor the legalization of marijuana. […]

Important First Aid for an Elderly Dog Bit Victim

2/24/2014

Mrs. Hamilton was an active 75-year-old. She often took long walks in her suburban Philadelphia neighborhood. She enjoyed chatting with […]

Category: Dog Bites

What Every PA Construction Worker Needs to Know About Hypothermia

2/20/2014

After January’s deep freeze, 30-degree weather doesn’t seem quite as chilly as it did prior to the Polar Vortex ascension. […]

How Wind Chill Affects Pennsylvania Construction Workers

2/17/2014

The Polar Vortex dealt us single digit temperatures, with wind chill factors in the minus zone. Unfortunately, those cold temps […]

Philadelphia Nurses’ Guide to Workplace Injury Prevention

2/12/2014

Nurses work in hospitals, schools, clinics, doctor’s offices, elder care facilities, and private homes. But, no matter where a nurse […]

Nursing: Third Most Violent Occupation in Pennsylvania

2/9/2014

Nurses are rank third, right below police officers and correctional officers, for injuries due to workplace violence. Each week, eight […]

Scalds: Leading Cause of Burns in PA Workplaces

2/5/2014

Scalds are the leading cause of burn injuries among Pennsylvania workers. Learn what to do if you suffer a scald […]

Prevalent Substances That Can Cause Chemical Burns in PA Workplaces

2/2/2014

Chemical burns can be very serious injuries that cause severe and permanent tissue damage. The severity of a chemical burn […]

Five Dog Bite Infections to Worry About Instead of Rabies

1/28/2014

When you are bitten by a dog, the first question you’ll be asked is if the dog has had its […]

Category: Dog Bites

Slip and Falls Don’t Have to Be Part of Aging

1/27/2014

You may know that falls are the leading cause of injury among older Americans. Each year, more than 1.5 million […]

Category: Slip and Fall

Philadelphia Super Bowl Party Safety Guide

1/24/2014

What do you do on Super Bowl Sunday? For many Philadelphia football fans, a Super Bowl party is a tradition. […]

Adjust Your Seat to Prevent Workplace Driving Injuries

1/18/2014

If driving is a regular part of your workday, you may experience occasional or chronic neck and back pain. In […]

On-the-job Driving Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

1/17/2014

If your job involves driving in Philadelphia traffic, you are probably aware that there is a risk of on-the-job injury. […]

Ten Things to Do After an On-the-Job Traffic Accident

1/13/2014

Our Philadelphia work injury attorneys tell you how to protect your PA Workers’ Compensation claim after an on-the-job auto accident. […]

Court Orders Workers Comp for PA Trooper Who Witnessed Crash

1/9/2014

On November 29, 2006, Pennsylvania State Trooper Philip Payes was on his way to the state police barracks in Newport. […]

Why Police Officers Are Denied Workers’ Compensation Benefits

1/5/2014

Police officers have intrinsically dangerous jobs. When a Philadelphia police officer arrives at the scene of a crime, he has […]

Pennsylvania Steel Worker’s Guide to Asbestos-Related Disease

1/2/2014

Two-thousand years ago, the Roman historian Pliny the Elder noticed that slaves who worked in asbestos mines often suffered from […]

Protecting Your Rights in Determining Liability in a Dog Attack

12/28/2013

Millions of dog owners around the country enjoy the perks of having the companionship of a dog. Their unconditional love […]

Category: Dog Bites

Cost of Living Increase for Individuals Receiving SSD Benefits

12/27/2013

As we near 2014, millions of Americans who receive Social Security disability benefits will receive a cost of living adjustment […]

Category: Social Security

Stay Alert This Holiday Season to Reduce Your Risk of a Car Accident

12/24/2013

This holiday season is full of joy and family, hustle and bustle. As we look forward to time with family […]

Criteria the SSA Uses to Determine If You Are Disabled

12/20/2013

The Social Security Administration (SSA) provides benefits to individuals who are disabled and cannot work. The benefit programs (SSI and […]

Category: Social Security

Five Steps to Eye Safety in the Workplace

12/20/2013

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 2000 workers in the United States sustain a job-related […]

Work-Related Hearing Loss Affects Millions

12/17/2013

It may be hard to imagine you could ever lose your hearing, let alone go deaf as a direct result […]

Nail Guns Pose Serious Threat to Construction Workers in Pennsylvania

12/12/2013

Often used in building and construction trades to increase productivity, nail guns are a serious threat for on-the-job injuries. While […]

SEPTA Trolley Victim Awarded Over Half a Million Dollars

12/9/2013

SEPTA gambled at trial and lost. Michael Mednick, from thebusaccidentlawyer.com represented a client who was involved in a SEPTA trolley accident. The […]

Category: General