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Protecting your rights to compensation through an appeal

If you have suffered a severe injury while at work, you might be experiencing challenges in numerous areas of life. Perhaps you are currently unable to return to your job. When coupled with medical bills, a loss of income can lead to significant financial hardships.

Seeking compensation on behalf of your injured child

Children are prone to accidents. Tripping, falling and accidents of all kinds are a part of growing up, yet sometimes, injuries to children are not the result of a simple accident. If your child suffered serious or concerning injuries in an accident while visiting a public place or on privately owned Pennsylvania property, it is possible that his or her suffering is the result of negligence.

How long is the waiting period for workers' comp benefits?

Despite the efforts of safety authorities to protect workers nationwide, including in Pennsylvania, occupational hazards will always exist. Do you work for a company whose management focuses on profits with total disregard for employee safety? Your concern over your ability to care for your family if you should suffer serious workplace injuries can become a distraction, which could jeopardize your safety at work.

The repercussions of a closed head injury could be lifelong

Anytime someone suffers from a head injury, a possibility of lifelong repercussions exists. If your doctors told you that you suffered a closed head injury, you may wonder what that could mean for the rest of your life. It all depends on the severity and type of injury.

When a trip on an escalator ends in a trip to the hospital

You could take the stairs, but why? A perfectly good escalator is right next to the stairs, which would get you to the next floor more quickly. You've probably used an escalator thousands of times, but it only takes one time for an accident to occur that could send you to the hospital with serious injuries. Occasionally, news outlets report that someone suffered injuries while using an escalator, but that seems to do little to stem the flow of people using them on a daily basis.

Traumatic brain injuries are prevalent in many occupations

How safe is your workplace? Safe work environments are an often-unrecognized contributor to the bottom line, but many Pennsylvania employers fail to prioritize employee health and safety. For this reason, you might be responsible for keeping a lookout for hazards that could cause you life-changing injuries or worse.

Preparation for an injury claim may help you find the right help

Not only can involvement in a truck accident leave you feeling frightened, but it may also have left you with serious injuries. Because big rigs often haul heavy loads and have a greater size that other vehicles, an accident with a truck can cause significant damage. Though you may first place your attention on recovering successfully from your injuries, you may soon find yourself wondering whether you could recover damages for monetary and other losses.

Don't take a denied workers' comp claim lying down

If you spend your days working in an industry in which the likelihood of suffering a debilitating on-the-job injury is high, you may naturally be concerned about providing for your family if you are unable to return to work. Your employer might reassure you about workers' compensation benefits that will be available to help you financially by paying medical expenses and lost wages.

Are you accumulating expenses due to a cumulative trauma injury?

Pennsylvania workers know that they have the right to workers' compensation benefits if they suffer injuries in a work-related accident. However, you may be unaware of your rights if you are suffering from a physical ailment that developed over time as a result of the duties required by your job.

Kick your opioid habit before it kicks you

The opioid epidemic that has swept across our nation threatens the lives of people in Pennsylvania and across the country. Business owners in all industries have expressed concern about the threat and the impact it could have on their profits. Sadly, if you are a victim of opioid addiction, you will likely have more pressing concerns than profits. Along with jeopardizing your job, opioid addiction can threaten your life as well.