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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.

Jerk and Jolt Doctrine in Philadelphia

12/9/2013

As a bus and trolley lawyer,  I frequently speak to individuals injured on a SEPTA bus where the driver slams on the […]

Category: General

Prevent Workplace Chemical Exposure: Know These Toxic Materials

12/5/2013

While there are millions of workers in the United States that may go their entire career without being exposed to […]

Skin Exposure on the Job – Are You At Risk?

12/2/2013

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), an estimated 13 million workers are exposed to dangerous chemicals that can […]

Increased Risk of Philadelphia Car Accidents During Thanksgiving Week

11/28/2013

As we take this day to be thankful for our friends, family and other aspects of our lives, we take […]

Dog Bites: Claims and Damages From Dog Bites Increasing Across U.S.

11/26/2013

Over the past decade, costs for dog bite claims have risen more than 50 percent, costing homeowners and insurance carriers […]

Category: Dog Bites

What You Need to Know Before Applying for Pennsylvania SSD Benefits

11/24/2013

Applying for Pennsylvania Social Security disability benefits can be a difficult, complex and confusing process. Our experience as SSD attorneys […]

Category: Social Security

Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Benefits – Are You Covered?

11/20/2013

You never quite expect to be injured on the job, but when you are, you expect to be compensated. But, […]

What To Do Following a Slip and Fall Accident

11/17/2013

The sudden nature of a slip and fall accident in Pennsylvania can leave most people wondering what they are supposed […]

Category: Slip and Fall

Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Accidents and Seat Belt Use

11/17/2013

Wearing your seat belt can literally mean the difference between life and death when you’re involved in a Pennsylvania car […]

Preventing Workplace Injuries: Health Hazards vs. Safety Hazards

11/17/2013

There are certain hazards in the workplace that can cause serious illnesses and injuries. Knowing the types of hazards that […]

Employer Retaliation for Workplace Injury an Alarming Trend

11/12/2013

New data suggests an alarming new trend in employer retaliation towards employees who are injured on the job. According to […]

Who’s Most at Risk for Work-Related Injuries?

11/9/2013

When it comes to work-related injuries and illnesses in Pennsylvania, one age group is more likely to be hurt and […]

Annual Price Tag for Healthcare Workers’ Workplace Injuries: Billions

11/9/2013

Healthcare workers around the United States put the needs of their patients ahead of their own on almost a daily […]

Workplace Violence a Threat to Philadelphia Workers

11/5/2013

When you go to work each day, you hardly imagine that you will encounter a violent situation. However, the sad […]

Safety Tips to Prevent Philadelphia Autumn Car Accidents

10/28/2013

When the weather turns from hot and sticky to cool and crisp, thousands of people take to the roads to […]

Autumn Slip and Fall Dangers to Avoid in Pennsylvania

10/27/2013

For many, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. The leaves are turning and falling, the kids are looking […]

Category: Slip and Fall

Ergonomics Can Help Lower Workplace Injury in Philadelphia

10/24/2013

Ergonomics is the science of designing a job to fit the employee, instead of forcing an employee to physically adapt […]

Workplace Injury Threats for Postal Workers

10/17/2013

Nor rain, nor sleet, nor gloom of night will keep them from delivering our mail each day. But serious illness […]

Deadliest Workplace Accidents in Pennsylvania and Across the Country

10/12/2013

The freedoms of working outdoors are often coveted by those who are stuck inside for over eight hours a day. […]

Dealing With Grief After a Philadelphia Workplace Death

10/9/2013

You work with your coworkers on a daily basis, often seeing them as much, if not more than your own […]

Government Shutdown Could Lead to Workplace Safety Risks

10/8/2013

It’s a scary thought – a government shutdown could actually increase your risk of a workplace accident in Pennsylvania. In […]

New Partnership Aims to Reduce Workplace Accidents in Philadelphia

10/5/2013

A new initiative partners the Philadelphia regional office of the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and health Administration (OSHA) […]

New Rule by OSHA to Reduce Workplace Risk in Philadelphia

10/2/2013

Silica exposure is a serious workplace risk in Pennsylvania. An estimated 2.2 million workers across the United States are exposed […]

Man Killed in Crane Accident in Shady Grove, PA

9/30/2013

A recent tragic accident at Manitowoc Crane Group resulted in the death of Rickie Lee Grimsley. The accident occurred on […]

Disability Benefits for Wounded Warriors in Pennsylvania

9/28/2013

They protect our country from harm, but who protects them if they are injured while serving our country? Thankfully, for […]

Category: Social Security

Could Other Disability Programs Affect Your Application for SSD?

9/27/2013

When you’re unable to work due to a life-altering illness or disability, it can be frustrating adjusting to the lack […]

Category: Social Security