As seen in Hempfield Suburban News As an attorney handling exclusively personal injury cases, my practice is dedicated to helping people who have been injured in all sorts of accidents. Whether it is a motor vehicle, work or slip/trip and fall accident, if the event causes injury to someone and comes about as a result…

  Every seven seconds a worker is injured on the job. Healthcare workers take the lead for the number of reported workplace injuries, with more than half a million reported cases in the United States each year. Lifting and lowering patients, along with slips and falls, lead to many of these injuries. Our attorneys at…

    In the United States, almost one in 10 adults suffers from depression. Of those adults, only half ever seek treatment. At Georgelis Injury Law Firm, P.C., we are reminded daily of the impact serious workplace injuries have on many aspects of the employee’s life.  From a loss of functionality at work…to the disruption…

Despite efforts by the state and federal governments to keep workplaces safe for workers, workplace injuries are relatively common in the United States. In 2010 alone, the Pennsylvania Bureau of Workers’ Compensation reports that 85,560 workers lost work time due to injuries and occupational illness. When an injury or illness is severe enough to cause…

The purpose of workers’ compensation is to allow workers who are injured while on the job to be compensated for their work-related injury or illness without needing to prove their employer was negligent. In turn, the employer may not allege the worker was negligent and responsible for his or her own injury. Why then do…

Despite numerous state and federal laws aimed at preventing workplace injuries and illnesses, over three million non-fatal workplace accidents occur each year in the United States, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. If you were injured on the job, you are likely suffering from both physical pain and financial hardship as a result….

Workers in the United States enjoy some of the safest working environments in the world as a result of the numerous state and federal laws aimed at keeping the workplace free from injuries. Despite this, workplace injuriesdo occur and many of them are back injuries. In fact, workers in the U.S. sustain over one million…

It seems easy. You were injured on the job. You file a claim for workers’ compensation benefits. You think all you have to do is wait for your benefit check to arrive. Then, you get zapped with reality. The workers’ compensation insurer has denied your claim. You are stunned. You do not understand why your…

There are a number of jobs out there that pose some risk to life and limb, but a few of them put workers in danger on a daily basis. In Pennsylvania, there are five jobs that are the most dangerous and are responsible for causing the most work injuries. Does your vocation make the list?…

The death of a loved one is never easy to accept. If that death could have been prevented, it is even harder to accept. If you recently lost a spouse or family member, and you believe your loved one’s death was caused by the negligence or wrongdoing of another party, you may be entitled to…

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