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Roadcheck inspections finds hours of service violations

Published on Sep 17, 2018 in Firm News, truck accidents.

Some Pennsylvania truck drivers may have had their vehicles inspected as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s International Roadcheck event. The inspection was conducted in early June throughout North America. Not as many drivers and vehicles were placed out of service as in 2017 even though there were more inspections. Common out-of-service violations for trucks were […]

Common injuries to healthcare workers and their right to benefits

Published on Sep 14, 2018 in Firm News.

Healthcare workers are among the most generous employees. Risking their own health and safety to care for a victim of illness or injury involves great courage. When healthcare workers face illness or injury themselves, however, they may wish to obtain workers’ compensation. If you work within the scope of your employment and conduct various activities […]

The basics of safe driving

Published on Aug 21, 2018 in car accidents, Firm News.

Safety should be the top concern of every driver in Pennsylvania, especially since distractions are now so widespread. The first step in staying safe on the roadways is to drive attentively. This means never reaching for the phone or picking things up from the floor. “Buzzed” and drowsy driving are examples of impairment that are […]

Five tips for preventing machinery-related injuries

Published on Aug 6, 2018 in Firm News, workers' compensation.

Poor maintenance and improper use of machinery are usually to blame for machinery-related injuries in the workplace. Employers in Pennsylvania who want to ensure a safe environment for their employees will want to consider the following five tips. They apply not only to the heavyweight machines but also to the small machines that are relatively […]

Most common severe injuries in the oil and gas industry

Published on Jul 19, 2018 in Firm News.

The oil and gas industry is extremely dangerous. According to a recent analysis by E&E News, it might have the highest rates of severe injury in the country. Before looking at why the industry is so dangerous, it’s important to understand the petroleum industry’s supply chain, and where most of those injuries occur. Petroleum Industry Supply Chain […]

Truck brakes must be maintained for safety

Published on Jun 25, 2018 in Firm News, truck accidents.

Drivers in Pennsylvania have plenty to be concerned about when it comes to the dangers posed by poorly maintained truck brakes and equipment. When a large commercial truck drives with dangerously bad brakes, other drivers, cyclists and pedestrians on the road can pay a high price in case of a crash. Improperly maintained brakes may […]

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Which Type of Doctor Should You See Immediately Following an Accident?

Car accident injuries can range from minor to severe, and it is not always easy to tell the difference between the two. The onset of symptoms can be slow for some injuries, and may even develop over the hours, days, and weeks immediately following a collision. Knowing when and where to seek medical care after […]

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5 Summer Road Hazards to Watch Out for When Driving

The summer season is the time of year when Pennsylvania residents enjoy the warm weather and soaking up the sun. Kids are generally out of school, college students are home on break, it’s prime weather for construction crews to chip away at their to-do list, and residents and tourists alike travel up and down the […]

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What Are Crumple Zones and How Do They Work?

Crumple zones are an important safety design that limit car accident injuries and reduce the number of vehicular fatalities. While a crushed crumple zone might make the aftermath of an accident look especially severe, it is more likely an indication that a vehicle performed as designed. Drivers and passengers alike are more likely to survive […]

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