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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.

9/15/2013: Increase in Workers’ Compensation Claims Tied to Economic Recovery

According to a recent report from the National Academy of Social Insurance (NASI), an increase of benefits paid to injured […]

9/14/2013: New Report Shows Lower Injury Rate for Employees With Paid Sick Leave

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently conducted a national survey of approximately 38,000 workers from 2005 […]

9/7/2013: Pennsylvania Company Cited for 19 Workplace Violations by OSHA

After several months of investigating Pittsburgh’s Tsudis Chocolate Co. Inc., the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration […]

8/31/2013: OSHA Program Seeks to Limit Injuries for Healthcare Workers

The Philadelphia workers’ compensation attorneys at MMKLaw recently learned about a new outreach campaign to increase the awareness of the […]

8/30/2013: Forklift Accident at Whitehall Township Steel Company Injures One

A Pennsylvania workers’ compensation attorney at Mednick, Mezyk & Kredo recently heard about an accident involving an employee at Pennsylvania […]

8/22/2013: Report Shows Preventable Risks for Falls Being Ignored

A new report shows that despite the inherent risks of injury or death from falls, construction workers throughout the United […]

8/15/2013: Cell Phone Use Causing Accidents in the Workplace in Philadelphia

We all want to be more productive while at work, and that productivity often involves using a mobile phone. What […]

8/14/2013: High Voltage Shock and Fall Kills a Lock Haven Man

The Philadelphia workers’ compensation law firm of Mednick, Mezyk and Kredo is mourning the death of a Lock Haven man […]

7/30/2013: Three Dead After South Allentown Accident

Three men are dead after a two-car crash in south Allentown. The investigation revealed that speeding and illegal passing were […]

7/23/2013: Construction Worker Injured in Temple University Building Collapse

A construction worker is injured after a workplace accident on the campus of Temple University. The Philadelphia construction site injury […]

7/17/2013: Pennsylvania Shift Workers Have Increased Breast Cancer Risk

Do you work the nightshift? Could the hours you work affect your risk of breast cancer? If you were to […]

7/13/2013: Philadelphia Construction Worker Injured in Fall

A Philadelphia construction worker is being treated for injuries after falling from a cherry-picker crane. The south Philadelphia construction site […]

7/6/2013: Child Killed, Another Injured in Chester Auto Accident

Eleven-year-old Tyvaun Frison and his friends were on a sidewalk in Delaware County when a Ford F-350 truck crashed into […]

6/28/2013: Philadelphia Construction Worker Falls 35 Feet at Navy Yard

A 27 year old construction worker was injured this week when he fell from an industrial scissor lift at the […]

6/28/2013: Dying to Work: Each Day, 150 Americans Die from Work-related Causes

Today, 150 Americans will die as a result of their work. This figure comes from a new study by the […]

6/23/2013: Drugged Excavator Operator Blamed for Fatal Building Collapse

Six people are dead after a vacant building fell onto a Salvation Army store in downtown Philadelphia. The building collapse […]

Category: General
6/17/2013: Philadelphia Man Charged after Fraudulent Slip-and-fall Claim

Insurance fraud occurs when a person uses the personal injury claim process to obtain benefits that they are not entitled […]

Category: Slip and Fall
6/13/2013: Texting Driver Charged with DUI after Hatfield Hit and Run

Montgomery County police say the woman who caused a recent Hatfield hit-and-run accident was driving under the influence and reading […]

6/6/2013: Three Suffer Injuries in Coatesville Steel Plant Explosion

Three workers have been hospitalized after a late-night explosion in a local steel mill. The Pennsylvania workplace accident occurred on […]

5/30/2013: Philly Man Sleeping in Road Dragged Under Car for Two Blocks

On May 27 a man who was asleep on a Kensington street in Philadelphia was dragged almost two blocks in […]

5/28/2013: Male Pedestrian Struck by State Trooper in Dewey Beach

Brian McDermott of Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania was walking on the edge of the Coastal Highway in Dewey Beach when he […]

5/19/2013: Pennsauken Man Steals Dead Father’s Social Security Checks

Pennsauken resident Michael Shelton, age 65, admitted that he has been stealing Social Security checks that belong to his long-time […]

Category: Social Security
5/17/2013: Castro’s Daughter Not Allowed to Visit Philadelphia to Receive Award

Mariela Castro, daughter of Cuba President Raul Castro, is not allowed to come to Philadelphia to accept the award she […]

Category: General
5/10/2013: Allentown Crash Sends Two Critically Injured to Lehigh Valley Hospital

In Weisenberg Township, near Allentown, 23-year-old Kristen Rowe was found by EMTs after she crashed her car into utility poles […]

4/28/2013: Bus Drivers Insist SEPTA Adjust Mirrors to Limit Fatalities

Bus drivers are often in a very stressful position, ensuring that thousands of passengers safely arrive at their destinations each […]

4/19/2013: Check No Longer in the Mail: SSA to Stop Payments Via Check

In an effort to save money and prevent fraud a new law now requires that federal payments such as Social […]

Category: General