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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.

A Car’s Age Can Impact Your Risk of Injury in Philadelphia

9/24/2013

A recent report by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) details a direct correlation between the age and model […]

Understanding Pennsylvania Workplace Hazards for Teenagers

9/20/2013

A part-time job is often a rite of passage for many teens. The sense of responsibility, combined with the earning […]

Total Workplace Health Programs May Help Keep More Workers Healthy

9/17/2013

An emerging organizational strategy from National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) called Total Worker Health™, aims to integrate […]

New Report Shows Workplace Dangers for Older Americans

9/12/2013

Recent research by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that employees aged 55-64 who drive for […]

Frustrations Can Derail Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Claims

9/9/2013

For individuals injured on the job in Pennsylvania, the road to workers’ compensation benefits can be filled with unexpected issues […]

Repetitive Motion Can Cause Major Injuries for Pennsylvania Workers

9/5/2013

When it comes to a Philadelphia workplace injury, one often thinks of the immediate, sudden accidents such as those in […]

Company Downsizing Linked to Workplace Injuries

9/2/2013

For many, the economic downturn has included a fair share of layoffs due to budget cuts and company closings. These […]

Anticipating the Pennsylvania Disability Benefits Timeline

8/31/2013

Waiting for your Social Security disability (SSD) benefits to be approved can often feel like an eternity. For many reasons, […]

Category: Social Security

Hot Weather Still a Threat for Workplace Heat Illness in Pennsylvania

8/28/2013

Though summer may be drawing to a close, those infamous “dog days” are upon us. The high heat and humidity […]

Are There Hidden Hazards in Pennsylvania Offices?

8/27/2013

The Office of Compliance (OOC) is a federal government agency that manages safety in legislative areas such as the U.S […]

Pennsylvania Among States With Highest Workplace Injuries

8/21/2013

A new report by insurance carrier Allsup details which states and industries see the highest rate of injury throughout the […]

Ten Dangerous Situations That Can Cause Philadelphia Dog Attacks

8/20/2013

Philadelphia dog bites can happen in an instant, sometimes changing the lives of the victim and their family permanently. Some […]

Category: Dog Bites

Common Workplace Hazards Putting Philadelphia Workers at Risk

8/17/2013

Each day millions of individuals head to work with no thought that today might be the day they suffer a […]

Philly Slip-and-Fall Attorney: Preventing Accidents at the Pool

8/11/2013

Often respites from hot, humid summer days, swimming pools are the perfect summer oasis. Sadly, these oases are not without […]

Category: Slip and Fall

Common Fatal Work-Related Accidents in Pennsylvania

8/9/2013

When many of us head to work, we often do not think that this could be the last time we […]

Back Injuries Prove Costly for Pennsylvania Workers

8/2/2013

It might be surprising just how quickly the costs of work-related back injuries in Pennsylvania can add up. The costs […]

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You Can Prevent Highway Work Zone Injuries in Pennsylvania

7/28/2013

Every year, more than 40,000 Americans are injured in road construction work zone accidents. In 2012, 1,661 of work zone […]

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Filing for PA Worker’s Compensation After a Construction Site Death

7/26/2013

Pennsylvania construction sites are inherently dangerous workplaces. In fact, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) considers the construction trades […]

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Preventing Computer Vision Syndrome in the PA Workplace

7/21/2013

Computer vision syndrome is an eye condition that is caused by improper computer use. According to the National Institute of […]

Procedures for Gathering Evidence After Pennsylvania Vehicle Accident

7/20/2013

It’s midweek and you are sipping coffee while driving on the same Pennsylvania highway you use each day on your […]

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Allentown Construction Workers Risk Serious Eye Injuries

7/19/2013

Construction workers have dangerous jobs. They work with hazardous machines and heavy objects. They often do their work hundreds of […]

Acute and Overuse Shoulder Injuries: Does the Difference Matter?

7/15/2013

If you do physically demanding work, you could suffer a shoulder injury. Shoulder injuries are very common workplace injuries. You […]

Prevent On-the-job Rotator Cuff Injuries

7/10/2013

If you have a job that requires heavy lifting, pulling, reaching, or repetitive shoulder motion, you are at risk of […]

You May Need Vaccinations after a Philly Dog Bite

7/9/2013

If you or your child is bitten by a dog in Pennsylvania, it is important to seek medical attention. You […]

Category: Dog Bites

Seniors at Greater Risk of Fall Injuries, Says Pennsylvania Law Firm

7/7/2013

There have been many studies concerning slip-and-fall accidents in the United States. Slip-and-fall accidents fall under premises liability and are […]

Category: Slip and Fall

Social Security Administration Has Special Rules for Blind Applicants

7/3/2013

Losing your vision affects every part of your life. Even everyday activities such as choosing an outfit or flossing your […]

Category: Social Security