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PA Workers Comp: Winter Injuries

Pennsylvania residents know that winter in Pennsylvania can lead to some scary weather conditions.   And for the Pennsylvania workforce, that can unfortunately lead to work-related injuries. Here are some of the most common injuries associated with winter.     Car Accidents During snow storms, driving should be avoided unless it is absolutely necessary. If […]

Pa Work Comp Safety: Working With Heavy Machinery

As many construction workers know, working with heavy machinery is a dangerous job that should not be taken lightly. The simplest of mistakes can lead to serious, and often fatal, injuries.   If you receive a work-related injury related to heavy-machinery, you may be entitled to PA workers’ compensation, and should contact an attorney right […]

PA Workers Comp Benefits: What Treatments are Covered?

PA Workers Comp Benefits: What Treatments are Covered?    PA Workers’ Compensation benefits, by definition, cover any medical treatment that is reasonable, necessary, and related to the injured person’s work injury. However, determining what is considered reasonable or necessary can sometimes be difficult. Below is some information to clarify what treatments are covered by Pennsylvania […]

PA Workers Comp Safety: Working in Retail

When it comes to Pennsylvania workers compensation and occupational hazards, retail is one of the most often overlooked positions. This is because most people consider retail to be a generally safe industry to work in.    However, it may surprise you to know that, in 2012 alone, 125,650 retail workers were injured on the job. […]

Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Injury: Fall Prevention

Fall protection was OSHA’s number 1 most cited violation in 2012. Considering this frightening information, it should come as no surprise that, in Pennsylvania alone, there were 23 job-related deaths caused by on the job falls, slips, and trips throughout 2012. This is unfortunate, because on-the-job falls are completely preventable. Here are some tips you […]