Paralyzed Worker Receives 11 Years, Six Figures of Back Pay
May 31, 2013
In a major decision handed down from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Court (Bureau Claim Number 2416884), a paraplegic who suffered an injury in 2002 while working as a...
Sleep disorders may increase risk of workplace injuries
May 30, 2013
May is National Sleep Awareness Month and the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine is raising awareness of the workplace hazards employees with sleep disorders may face. They report...
Workplaces need to prevent electrical safety hazards
May 24, 2013
Electrical accidents at work can be very dangerous and often result in serious or fatal injuries. Unfortunately, many workers in Pennsylvania are exposed to electrical hazards on the job and...
All Five Partners Make Super Lawyers List
May 17, 2013
More workers' comp claimants' attorneys listed than any other firm in the state At Martin Law we strive to give every client the best possible representation available during their workers'...
Workplace deaths happen every day in Pennsylvania, US
Workplace safety needs to be improved in Pennsylvania and throughout the country after a new report found that 150 people died from work-related injuries or illnesses every day in 2011....
Hospitals should track workplace injuries and accidents
May 7, 2013
When a worker suffers a workplace injury, they often receive treatment from a hospital or clinic. While hospitals track a lot of information about their patients, they do not keep...
Pennsylvania firefighters losing workers’ compensation coverage
May 3, 2013
Insurance companies are dropping firefighters from their workers' compensation coverage in Pennsylvania due to reports showing that firefighters have an increased risk of developing cancer. Insurers started dropping coverage after...