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The Latest Philly Headlines About Personal Injury and Workers’ Compensation

We've pulled some of the most important Pennsylvania headlines into our news section so you can see how people like you are handling their injuries across the state.

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2/24/2014: Worker Dies in St. Mary’s Plant Explosion

A worker was killed and two others were injured when an equipment malfunction caused an explosion at a Mersen USA […]

2/22/2014: Workers Injured During South Philadelphia Gas Explosion

A fiery gas explosion at a South Philadelphia row home sent two Philadelphia Gas Works employees to the hospital The […]

2/15/2014: Two Die in Feed Plant Explosion

Two workers were killed when an explosion rocked an animal feed processing plant in Omaha, Nebraska. The fatal industrial accident […]

2/14/2014: York Area Electrician Killed in Industrial Accident

A 55-year-old electrician was killed in an industrial accident at a water-pumping facility in York. The Pennsylvania workplace death occurred […]

2/7/2014: Woman Stabbed by Son Awarded PA Workers’ Compensation

A Westmoreland County woman has been awarded PA Workers’ Compensation benefits for a stabbing incident that involved her own son. […]

Category: General
1/30/2014: Worker Injured in Bucks County Roof Collapse

It took two cranes to rescue a worker who was trapped after a roofing collapse in Buckingham Township. The construction […]

1/19/2014: Jenkintown Roofing Company Fined After Worker’s Fatal Fall

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has fined a Philadelphia-area roofer with 10 safety violations after the June 2013 […]

1/15/2014: Worker Suffers Serious Injuries in Pennsylvania Factory Explosion

On December 21, 2013, drivers on Route 61 near Shoemakersville were surprised to see a burning man running across the […]

1/14/2014: Morrisville Worker Dies After Salt Pile Collapse

With winter we expect freezing rain, big snowstorms and record low temperatures to be dangerous. But, no one could have […]

1/7/2014: On the Job Danger: Philadelphia Worker Handcuffed While ATM Robbed

It was an unlucky Friday the 13th for one Philadelphia laundry worker. A male clerk was working at the Laundry […]

12/30/2013: Data Breach Affects Thousands of Receiving Workers’ Comp Benefits

A recent breach of JPMorgan Chase’s records compromised the personal information of 465,000 users of prepaid cash cards, including about […]

12/22/2013: Worksite Accident Results in Substantial Fines From OSHA

This summer, a tragic worksite accident resulted in a building collapse that killed six people and injured 14 in downtown […]

12/15/2013: OSHA Seeks to Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses

newly proposed rule by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) seeks to improve tracking of […]

12/14/2013: Norristown Woman Injured in a Violent Workplace Accident

A female employee at Norristown State Hospital is recovering from injuries sustained from an assault on hospital property. Authorities state […]

12/7/2013: Philadelphia Grad Students’ Invention Could Lower Workplace Injury

University of Pennsylvania graduate students Elizabeth Beattie, Nick Parrotta, Nick McGill and Niko Vladimirov joined together to create an important […]

11/30/2013: New Programs Aim to Reduce Exposure to Chemicals in the Workplace

In a new effort to decrease the tens of thousands of employees who get sick or die from exposure to […]

11/22/2013: New Pennsylvania Workers’ Comp Filing Program Facing Major Glitches

A concerning issue has emerged with the newly revamped Pennsylvania online workers’ compensation filing system. The new system aims to […]

11/15/2013: Program Looks to Limit Accidents in the Philadelphia Workplace

A new program initiated by the Philadelphia Insurance Company seeks to protect employees from dangerous slip, trip and fall accidents […]

11/14/2013: How Shift Work Can Lead to Work-Related Illness

New research shows that shift workers across the United States face work-related illnesses from the hours that they work. The […]

11/7/2013: New Program From Penn State Seeks to Reduce Farm Accidents

Often overlooked in the mainstream discussions of workers’ compensation is the safety of farm workers in rural America. According to […]

10/30/2013: New Safety Bill Introduced in City Council to Reduce Philly Accidents

A new demolition safety bill has been introduced to the Philadelphia city council in an attempt to help limit further […]

10/22/2013: Pennsylvania Man Caught in a Trench in Maryland Workplace Accident

A recent workplace accident in Frederick County, Maryland, has left a Pennsylvania man injured. The 49-year-old construction employee was working […]

10/15/2013: New Partnership Seeks to Reduce Workers’ Compensation Claims

A Philadelphia workers’ compensation attorney at Mednick, Mezyk & Kredo has learned of a new policy that partners the U.S. […]

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10/14/2013: New System to Help Those Injured in Philadelphia Workplace Accidents

A new automated system in Pennsylvania seeks to create a cross-department system to help increase efficiencies for injured individuals, employers […]

10/7/2013: Workplace Hazards Lead to Citations and Fines for Upper Darby Company

An Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, masonry company is facing some steep citations from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration after a […]

9/22/2013: Worker Injured in Trench Collapse in Chester County

A workers’ compensation attorney at Mednick, Mezyk & Kredo recently heard of an accident in Chester County that resulted in […]