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Is Your Injury Work-Related—Part Two

In Pennsylvania, to recover workers' compensation benefits, you must show two things: that you suffered an injury and that you were working at the time. In the first part of this series, we looked at whether you could recover workers' compensation benefits if you were injured while on a break during … [Read more...]

The Different Types of Product Liability Claims

When you purchase a consumer product, whether it's an appliance, a car, a toy or a tool, you expect that the company marketing the product has done appropriate testing to ensure the safety of that product. Unfortunately, that's not always the case. In the rush to be first to the market, many … [Read more...]

Seasons Greetings and Happy New Year!

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Avoid the Most Dangerous Toys This Christmas

Christmas is around the corner, and if you have small children, they've probably started to put together a list of the toys they want most. The last thing you want to do, though, is buy them something that a health or safety risk. But how can you know what to avoid? Fortunately, W.A.T.C.H (World … [Read more...]

Is Your Injury Work-Related—Part One

To succeed with a workers' compensation claim in Pennsylvania, you must show that you suffered an injury, and that the injury was "work-related," i.e., sustained during the course of your employment. In most instances, making that determination is relatively easy. If you can show that you suffered … [Read more...]

What Damages Are Available in a Wrongful Death Action?

When your loved one dies because of the carelessness or wrongful act of another person, you have a right to seek compensation for your losses in a wrongful death action. This blog looks at the types of damages you can pursue in such a legal action. Under Pennsylvania law, a wrongful death action … [Read more...]

Happy Thanksgiving

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Measures You Can Take to Prevent a Pool Tragedy

There's nothing like a dip in the pool on a hot day—but a pool can also be a dangerous place, what the law calls an "attractive nuisance." According to national statistics, more than 7,000 people drown every year, approximately 80% of them in private swimming pools. Even when the accident isn't … [Read more...]

Happy Halloween!

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Third-Party Claims for Workplace Injuries

When you have been hurt on the job, your first course of action will typically be to file a workers' compensation claim. In some instances, it may be your exclusive remedy, which means that you must seek all compensation for any physical or financial loss through the workers' compensation process. … [Read more...]

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