The importance of proper fitting protective equipment
February 28, 2014
To prevent workplace injuries and accidents, workers are provided protective equipment. Personal protective equipment is very important and can reduce or prevent injuries during an accident in the workplace. As...
2/27/14 – PA Supreme Ct: Liquor Store Robbery Injury NOT Normal Working Condition
February 27, 2014
An alert on the PA Supreme Court Decision vacating a 2011 Commonwealth Court decision halting Workers' Compensation payments to former liquor store manager Greg KochanowiczMarch 11, 2014 (Philadelphia, PA) -...
Pennsylvania workers at risk for chemical spills
February 21, 2014
The recent chemical spill in West Virginia may have left many people living in Pennsylvania wondering about the risk of a chemical spill in their neighborhood. Chemical spills are very...
Al Carlson Teaching CLE Course on Social Media in Workers Compensation
February 19, 2014
Partner Alfred J. Carlson will serve as a faculty member for a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) course entitled "I Know What you Did Last Weekend: Use of Social Media in...
Fatal accidents increase for cellphone tower workers
February 14, 2014
As cellphone carriers rush to upgrade their networks to provide consumers with faster wireless speeds on their phones, they are be putting certain workers at risk for being injured or...
Veterans Disability Claims Process Changing?
February 12, 2014
The Department of Veterans Affairs, in the midst of a multi-year plan to enhance efficiency and clear up a backlog of some 400,000 compensation claims, is changing the way for...
Back injuries are number one workplace injury in US
February 7, 2014
Workplace injuries can result in short-term and long-term complications for workers. There are many different types of workplace injuries that workers commonly suffer from, but did you know that back...
How the Social Security Administration can prevent fraud
February 4, 2014
Many people in Philadelphia likely heard about the huge number of arrests and subsequent indictments of retired police officers in New York for defrauding the Social Security disability program. The...