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  • Truck Driver Injuries

    Truck drivers have one of the most dangerous jobs in America. In 2016, they had more workplace fatalities than any other occupation, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Due to the natur ... Read more

  • PA Impairment Rating Bill Becomes Law

    Governor Wolf has signed H.B. 1840, a law that will reinstate impairment ratings for injured Pennsylvania workers. The proposed law has been the subject of much controversy since before it was passed ... Read more

  • Workers’ Compensation Death Benefits

    When a worker is killed in a workplace accident or dies from a work-related illness, the loss of the provider’s wages can financially devastate the spouse, children, and loved ones left behind. ... Read more

  • Reporting an Occupational Illness

    Under the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act, Pennsylvania employees are eligible to collect workers’ compensation benefits not only for injuries sustained at work, but also for occupa ... Read more

  • Older Workers

    Many older workers are foregoing retirement and choosing to work into their 60s, 70s, and even later in life. Baby boomers are a substantial part of the current workforce and according to U.S. governm ... Read more

  • Muscle Strain

    Muscle strains occur in all types of work environments, most commonly in the manufacturing, industrial, and construction industries. They occur when a muscle tears or rips due to excessive force, repe ... Read more

  • High Wind Hazards

    As we have seen with the recent hurricanes in the south, high winds can destroy everything in their path. While many employees spend their workdays in the predictable calm and quiet of their cubicle o ... Read more

  • Construction Company Cited

    A Philadelphia construction company owner has been cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for fall protection violations. The owner reportedly has a history of workplace saf ... Read more

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