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Should you worry about inattentional blindness?

Published on Jul 30, 2021 in blog, car accidents.

Under normal circumstances, inattentional blindness is not a bad thing. In fact, it serves an important purpose in allowing you to block out distracting information that takes away from a crucial point of focus. But when you add driving into the mix, this can serve as a dangerous – or even deadly – phenomenon. But […]

Can a car accident qualify for workers’ compensation?

Published on Jul 17, 2021 in blog, workers' compensation.

Getting into a car accident may result in serious and life-altering injuries, as can an incident on the job site. Is there a way workers’ compensation insurance may cover your crash injuries? Under Pennsylvania’s workers’ compensation laws, if you get hurt during the ordinary course of business, the insurer may cover your medical bills and loss […]

Can I sue my employer?

Published on Jul 7, 2021 in workers' compensation.

Your immediate reaction after a work incident, especially if it was somehow due to your employer’s negligence, is to file a lawsuit. Before you start the paperwork, you should take a step back because the chances are you cannot sue your employer. The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry explains the workers’ compensation system works to stop […]

Top 4 reasons for medical errors

Published on Jun 21, 2021 in blog, Medical Malpractice.

When you go to the doctor, you never expect to leave with further injury than before you arrived. The thing is, this happens more often than you may realize. In the world of medicine, medical errors occur when a person experiences preventable adverse effects. The reasons for these conditions can vary. If you are experiencing what you […]

Legislation in U.S. Congress Seeks To Change Some Trucking Laws

Published on Jun 21, 2021 in blog, car accidents.

When politicians introduce legislation to enhance safety on the roadways for truckers and the general public, the benefit of such changes depends upon the details. The Drive-Safe Act, last introduced in  2019, looks to allow younger drivers to cross state lines for trucking companies. Currently, the legislation, backed by many industries, has bipartisan support in […]

What is road rage?

Published on Jun 10, 2021 in car accidents.

Most Americans learn defensive driving when they begin to get behind the wheel. However, cooler heads do not always prevail on America’s roadways. Road rage is a form of aggressive driving, and it can take a myriad of different forms. Geico Insurance says that almost 80% of drivers expressed significant aggression or anger at least once over […]

Low-cost lights reduce risks of tanker truck crashes

Published on Jun 1, 2021 in truck accidents.

The biggest and most dangerous vehicles rolling through Williamsport on Interstate 180 are the tractor-trailers. The most dangerous of those large commercial vehicles are the tanker trucks that often carry hazardous materials that are flammable and toxic. Added dangers If a tanker truck crashes with a passenger vehicle, the collision will have not only the […]

FMCSA registry offers insight on substance abuse in trucking

Published on May 24, 2021 in blog, truck accidents.

Truck drivers across Pennsylvania and the nation assume a certain degree of responsibility. Part of this responsibility involves staying sober and exercising solid judgment while out on the road. To help combat drug and alcohol abuse in commercial trucking, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration created a Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse. The clearinghouse looks to […]

What is Return-to-Work?

Published on May 14, 2021 in workers' compensation.

After suffering an injury on the job, your main focus is on healing your body, but soon you will begin to think about returning to work. IN some situations, the return does not take too long and is fairly easy, but if you have a more complex injury, you may need some assistance to be […]

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What injuries do registered nurses suffer from?

Registered nurses face one of the most physically demanding jobs possible, with many doing back-breaking labor every single day. On top of that, nurses are actually the most likely to suffer from illness or injury compared to other workers in the health care sector. Though this is due in part to the high number of […]

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Trucker substance abuse violations on the rise

Commercial truck drivers across Pennsylvania and the rest of the nation have a duty to exercise care and caution behind the wheel. Yet, sometimes, truck drivers take unnecessary risks behind the wheel that endanger everyone they encounter. Research shows that the number of commercial truckers using drugs and alcohol on the job is rising rapidly. […]

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What are the different types of skull fracture?

After suffering a personal injury, you want an accurate inventory of the harm you sustained. You hurt your skull during the incident, but what kind of fracture did you endure? Johns Hopkins Medicine explains the four skull fracture types. By identifying your specific injury, you better understand how much to seek in damages. Depressed skull fracture You […]

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