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Is Your Injury Work-Related—Part One

Is Your Injury Work-Related? 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 … [Read more...]

Workers’ Compensation for Occupational Illnesses

Workers' compensation claims are not limited to traumatic injury and repetitive stress/repetitive motion injuries. Under the workers' compensation provisions of most, if not all, states, you can seek benefits if you have contracted an illness or disease because of exposure to certain substances in … [Read more...]

Construction Sites, Heavy Equipment and Your Safety: What Can You Do When Something Goes Wrong?

More Than 70 Years of Combined Personal Injury Legal Help in Philadelphia and Allentown Heavy equipment is inherently dangerous. Period. No machine is immune from the possibility of malfunction. When heavy machinery fails to work properly, people near it usually suffer the risk of injury. The … [Read more...]

Workplace Accidents Involving Teenagers

If you are under the age of 21 and have been hurt on the job, what are your rights? Can you refuse to work in conditions that you believe are unsafe? Do you have a right to file a claim for workers' compensation? Can you report your employer to the state or federal worker protection agencies? … [Read more...]

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