February 2014

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...

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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) -...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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An unusual twist on attempted murder


When a person thinks of the workers' compensation system, he or she rarely considers attempted murder. However, a woman who was attacked by her own son can actually receive workers'...

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