Cumulative Trauma Injuries Covered by Workers’ Compensation Many workplace injuries are the result of a single or sudden accident. However, some workplace injuries are developed over time due to repetitive stress. One of the most common repetitive stress injuries is referred to as carpal tunnel syndrome. It’s a medical condition caused by damage to the…

  Trucking Accidents: ways big companies try to get the upper hand The rise of e-commerce and overnight deliveries, coupled with Pennsylvania’s easy access to major cities on the East Coast, has turned our state into a warehousing and trucking mecca. With all those trucks on the road, accidents are going to happen—6,807 accidents to…

  Costly Workers’ Compensation Claim Mistakes Every year, thousands of workers are injured on the job and apply for Pennsylvania workers’ compensation. The most recent report shows 9,375 workers filed workers’ compensation claims in 2016. Those claims, however, are increasingly being denied. In fact, over the last few years, denial rates have increased by 20…

  Chances are, last month you heard or saw something regarding heart health. February was American Heart Month, a month the American Heart Association reminds everyone of the signs and symptoms of heart disease, and what to do in the event you or someone you know is experiencing a heart attack. It is a huge…

CAR ACCIDENTS ON WINTRY ROADS With winter weather upon us, road conditions can be hazardous, leading to many accidents. But even with the ice and snow covered roads, often times the road conditions are not the actual cause of an accident. There are many factors to consider besides the road conditions, including the negligence of…

  If you spend the majority of your day behind the wheel, you have a dangerous job. You may not think your position in sales or your job as a plumber is particularly dangerous—but driving puts you at risk of an accident. On-the-job traffic accidents are the leading cause of worker death in the United…

The National Safety Council estimates 438 people will die during the New Year’s Day holiday period this year. That estimate is based off the number of fatalities in the U.S. over the last five years. Of all the fatal accidents over the same period in 2016, 36 percent involved an alcohol-impaired driver. Those celebratory toasts…

  With Black Friday and Cyber Monday behind us, many parents have checked off some big items on their child’s wish-list. But, before allowing your little ones dive in, there are some things to consider regarding safety that not even the best-intentioned parent thinks about. We’re going to take a look at some of the…

As seen in Hempfield Suburban News Whether it is a fender-bender or high-speed collision, being involved in a car crash can be a life-altering event. Following an accident, the most important thing, of course, is for anyone who has been injured to seek out the necessary medical attention. But what happens after that? Undoubtedly, you…

  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…

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