Employee misclassification is a growing problem in the U.S.
April 30, 2014
A college professor who focuses on labor studies says that sweeping changes in the U.S. workforce are leading to widening inequality and job insecurity. The changes, called contingent employment, involve...
Web technology helps parents in rural areas understand ABA
April 24, 2014
Autism affects children across the country and in many different areas of Pennsylvania. When you live in a big city like Philadelphia, however, it is easy to forget that where...
Gas industry truck drivers are injured in three-vehicle pileup
Pennsylvania’s booming natural gas industry brings an increased number of workers in hazardous occupations. Workers on drilling rigs routinely work on heavy machinery and equipment and in other dangerous situations....
What Employers Can Learn from SeaWorld’s Killer Whale Case
April 23, 2014
Certain occupations, from construction workers to policemen, come with a certain amount of risk. That's why it's sometimes difficult to win worker's compensation suits. The employer uses the inherent dangers...
New technology helps non-verbal boy speak with his eyes
April 16, 2014
There are people working across the globe at all hours of the day to find cures for debilitating conditions or come up with new tools to help those who live...
4/15/14 – Al Carlson Guest Lectures Villanova Law Class
April 15, 2014
April 15, 2014 (Philadelphia, PA) Partner Alfred J. Carlson of the Workers' Compensation, Social Security/Long Term Disability and Veterans Benefits law firm of Martin Law recently served as a guest...
Company: Fatal Pennsylvania oven explosion caused by human error
April 14, 2014
Human error was to blame for an explosion that killed one worker and seriously injured another in Pennsylvania this year, according to the results of a company investigation released earlier...
The Pennsylvania Turnpike has a message for drivers: slow down.
April 9, 2014
The Pennsylvania Turnpike is asking drivers to slow down and help keep workers safe. The message comes during National Work-Zone Awareness Week, when road safety officials nationwide raise attention for...
Cell tower industry under scrutiny after worker accidents
April 1, 2014
The number of workers who climb cell phone towers in the U.S. is fairly small, with about 10,000 workers, yet it has been called the most dangerous job in the...