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Workers' Compensation Archives

New pilot program aims to make Pennsylvania road work zones safer

Thumbnail image for road work ahead.jpgHow drivers act in work zones greatly impacts the safety of road construction workers. Workers can suffer major injuries if they are struck by drivers who are speeding or engaging in other unsafe conduct, and these sustained injuries could change a construction worker's life in fundamental and far-reaching ways.

Lightning risks for outdoor workers

lightning.jpegSummer weather can pose safety challenges for outdoor workers. Not only are there risks presented by high temperatures, but summer can bring some severe storms. Such storms can be unpredictable, and they have the potential to inflict serious injuries on outdoor workers.

Options available to Pennsylvania firefighters who get cancer

firefighter.jpgFirefighting is an inherently dangerous occupation. The brave men and women who risk their lives for our safety face serious risks every day. In addition to the potential for severe burns or smoke inhalation, there are less obvious hazards they must also contend with.

Now that the Eagles have won the Superbowl, you have one less thing to worry about!

Now that the Eagles have won a Super Bowl, it is time to make sure other important items in our lives are properly in order. If you have unpaid medical bills from a work accident, it is important that you immediately consult an attorney to discuss your rights.

Watch for Increased Injuries When the Warm Weather Approaches The Lehigh Valley and Western New Jersey

sun clipart.gifIf you live in the Lehigh Valley or in Warren County, New Jersey, the warm weather will be here soon. If you were to interview Emergency Room staff in the local hospitals such as St. Luke's, Lehigh Valley Hospital, or St. Luke's Warren, the staff may comment that there is a significant rise in injuries during the summer months. This is a phenomenon that has been in existence for a long time. It is human nature to spend more time outside during the summer months. From participating in more sporting events to working longer hours outside with machinery, the risk of injuries nearly doubles. One group which experiences this increased risk of injury is seasonal summer workers.

Seasonal Workers are Prone to Injuries. Know Your Rights!

seasonal job.jpgAs the Holiday Season approaches, people often search for ways to make extra money in order to buy that perfect Christmas gift. People young and old eagerly fill positions at malls and Christmas tree farms hiring seasonal help. Unfortunately, seasonal workers statistically tend to suffer injuries more than the "year-round" employees.

Will the Federal Gov. Become Involved in Workers' Compensation?

workers3 comp.jpgDuring the last 13 years, at least 30 states have changed laws designed to protect injured workers - to the detriment of employees. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently concluded that this trend to the bottom creates a tremendous risk for injured workers to tailspin into poverty. And the federal government is considering stepping in.

Report Your Work Accident Before It Is Too Late!

Thumbnail image for hurt construction worker.jpgIn today's fast-paced work world, every employee is trying to meet a constant deadline. Over the years of handling thousands of workers' compensation matters, I have seen numerous employees suffer injuries while attempting to finish jobs in a quick manner. Often, the worker does not initially report their injury. Instead, the worker simply turns to the next task at hand and continues working.

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