March 2014

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

March 28, 2014


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...

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

March 27, 2014


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...

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What is a Continuing Disability Review?

March 25, 2014


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...

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

March 20, 2014


(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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Pennsylvania man injured by drum at pellet plant — twice

March 19, 2014


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...

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Disability Claim Without Earnings Loss Cost Steelers Player Workers’ Comp


Worker's compensation laws are designed to protect people who are injured on the job. But an injury on the job doesn't always result in compensation, as shown by a recent...

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SSD applicants may soon have to submit all medical information

March 18, 2014


The Social Security Administration recently announced some news that may worry some Philadelphia residents. The administration is proposing to make the rules for applying for disability benefits even stricter. Today,...

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Daylight saving time is connected to a spike in workplace injuries

March 12, 2014


Is daylight saving time actually dangerous for workers? Clocks in Pennsylvania sprang forward an hour on March 9, giving residents one extra hour of daylight in the evenings. But the...

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Firefighters risk their lives when responding to emergencies

March 7, 2014


Firefighters in Pennsylvania face many risks while working. Firefighters have to work in very hazardous conditions that increase the chances of suffering a serious or fatal workplace injury. The dangers...

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SSA to require representative payees to undergo background check

March 3, 2014


For nearly two years, the Social Security Administration has been piloting a program in Philadelphia that it hoped would better protect individuals receiving Social Security disability benefits or retirement benefits....

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