January 2014

What jobs are the most dangerous in the US?

January 29, 2014


Workplace accidents can be very traumatic for workers and their families. Accidents can cause fatalities and serious injuries that can change the rest of a worker's life. Workers face different...

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Pennsylvania reports decline in fatal work accidents in 2012

January 23, 2014


Workplace fatalities can highlight certain hazards in the workplace that need to be addressed and improved. Companies and workers should be aware of fatal work accidents in their industry and...

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Fatal coal mining accidents increased last year

January 20, 2014


Recent statistics from the Department of Labor show a disturbing figure for industrial workers across the United States. Fatal accidents in the mining industry increased in 2013, according to the...

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Construction worker injured in roof collapse

January 17, 2014


Despite the fact that the state of Pennsylvania is in the throes of winter, construction work continues in the Philadelphia area as well as throughout the state. Accordingly, the possibility...

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Bermudez-Harris Named Co-Chair of SSD Committee


Martin law attorney Maria Bermudez-Harris was appointed as Co-Chair of the 2014 Social Security Disability Committee for the Philadelphia Bar Association by the 2014 Chancellor, William Fedulo, Esq. The committee...

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Facilities fail to report the existence of toxic chemicals on properties

January 16, 2014


A Reuters examination has uncovered that a national program, which is intended to flag and inform the public of the presence of hazardous chemicals, is not working in many states....

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2014 PA Workers’ Comp Average Weekly Wage Announced

January 6, 2014


According to the Workers' Compensation Act, injured workers are entitled to indemnity (wage-loss) benefits equal to two-thirds of their weekly wage for a work-related injury. However, there are minimum and...

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Winter storms hazardous for Pennsylvania workers

January 3, 2014


With the winter season upon us, and a winter storm here this weekend, it is very important for workers in Pennsylvania to understand the risks of working during winter storms....

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