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Tips from the Turnpike Jam: What to Do if You’re Injured in a Car Accident

Hundreds of motorists started out Valentine’s Day 2014 in a real jam. They were stuck in massive traffic, the result of multiple vehicle wrecks during morning rush hour on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Reportedly caused by icy road conditions and sun glare, the jam tied up traffic from Bensalem to Willow Grove, Pa. Luckily there were… Read more

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In Potter County, two were killed in work accidents in three days

A north-central Pennsylvania county about 250 miles from Philadelphia had two fatal workplace accidents in three days. First, a bulldozer accident killed a man who was working on a log road in the county. The 23-year-old was fatally injured when his bulldozer turned over on a small hillside. The accident was believed to have occurred… Read more

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What is a Continuing Disability Review?

If you currently receive Social Security disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits, you need to understand that there is no such thing as permanent disability guaranteeing future payment of benefits. The Social Security Administration (SSA) will periodically review your case to see if your disabling medical impairments ended or improved, and if you… Read more

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3/20/14 – Martin Law: Award-Winning Red Cross Supporter

(Philadelphia, PA) – The Workers’ Compensation law firm of Martin Law continues to be a major supporter of the American Red Cross Philadelphia Legal Initiative, holding regular blood drives and receiving annual awards for their support of the Penn-Jersey Blood Services Region, which serves all of New Jersey and Southeastern Pennsylvania. Blood drives are held twice annually… Read more

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3/20/14 – Martin Law Attorneys Named The Best Lawyers in America.

March 20, 2014 (Philadelphia, PA) – Four attorneys from the Workers’ Compensation law firm of Martin Law have been named to the 2013 edition of “The Best Lawyers in America.” The inclusion of Alfred J. Carlson, John P. Dogum, George Martin and Matthew L. Wilson in the 19th edition of Best Lawyers make Martin Law the most… Read more

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3/20/14 – Martin Law Contributes to West Philly Community Day

March 20, 2014 [Photo caption] Attorney Maria Harris prepares to deliver over $500 of school supplies donated by the attorneys and staff of Martin Law to a “Community Day” event held recently in West Philadelphia organized by the Overbrook Monarchs Youth Organization. More than 350 Philadelphia kids ages 5 – 15 from families at or… Read more

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3/20/14 – Martin Law Attorneys Presenting At Groundbreaking workers’ Comp CLE Program

March 20, 2014 (Philadelphia, PA) – Partners George Martin and Matthew Wilson of the workers’ compensation law firm of Martin Banks are presenting at the upcoming 28th Annual Fall Meeting of the Pennsylvania Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Section hosted by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute on September 13th & 14th at the Hershey Lodge & Convention Center…. Read more

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3/20/14 – Martin Banks Announces Name Change

March 20, 2014 (Philadelphia, PA) -The law firm of Martin Banks, founded in Philadelphia in 1979, has changed its name to ‘Martin LLC.’ The new moniker simplifies the firm’s brand to reflect the one name that has consistently appeared on the firm’s marquee since 1979. It was selected by the partnership as a whole to… Read more

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3/20/14 – Paralyzed Worker Receives 11 Years, Six Figures of Back Pay

March 20, 2014 (Philadelphia, PA) – In a major decision handed down from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Court, a paraplegic who suffered an injury in 2002 while working as a camp counsellor has received an increase of his Average Weekly Wage (AWW) dating back to the accident. As a result, the young man… Read more

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Pennsylvania man injured by drum at pellet plant — twice

A Pennsylvania man who suffered serious injuries in an October 2010 industrial workplace accident was apparently able to return to his job, only to be flown to a hospital recently after being involved in a second workplace accident. The man works for a company that turns sawdust into hardwood fuel pellets. His jobsite contains machinery… Read more