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What are pseudomonas infections?

Published on Jun 30, 2020 in injuries.

Certain bacteria can be found in a number of places, including in plants, water, soil, and even on your skin. This is true of pseudomonas bacteria, which is usually harmless when a person is in good health. In some cases, pseudomonas bacteria can cause a serious infection in vulnerable people. People with compromised immune function are […]

Can I sue my employer in Pennsylvania?

Published on Jun 30, 2020 in workers' compensation.

You may be able to sue your boss in Pennsylvania in certain cases. Pennsylvania law makes it very difficult to sue your employer for work-related injuries, but you may still have legal recourse to receive the compensation you need. Lawsuits over wages, discrimination, harassment and retaliation are relatively common. Work-related injuries If you have suffered an injury […]

Are waterborne viruses a risk in hospitals?

Published on Jun 16, 2020 in injuries.

You may not enjoy having to stay in a hospital, but you probably feel safe when you are there. You expect the hospital to make you better, but sometimes, it can contribute to you becoming sicker.  WPVI-TV explains that one hospital in Pennsylvania had an issue with premature babies suffering from infections it believes came […]

Eye injuries and ocular conditions sustained on the job

Published on Jun 1, 2020 in workers' compensation.

Workplace accidents resulting in eye injuries occur an estimated 20,000 times each year. As noted by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, employees using protective eyewear can help prevent injuries causing permanent blindness or nerve damage by about 90%. Common mishaps resulting in severe eye trauma include accidents involving flying particles, sharp objects and dangerous chemicals, such as […]

Minor auto accident injuries and delayed symptoms

Published on May 26, 2020 in car accidents.

Often, when people think about motor vehicle accident injuries, they envision a car crash victim who has broken bones and major physical challenges in the wake of a wreck. However, many victims sustain relatively minor injuries, such as sprains, cuts, aches and seemingly mild brain injuries. However, these injuries have the potential to disrupt one’s […]

Understand the adjudication process for workers’ comp claims

Published on Apr 24, 2020 in workers' compensation.

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry explains what workers injured on the job can expect in the workers’ compensation adjudication process. Our firm has helped injured workers manage the complexities of moving through this process. The adjudication process starts with a petition You, your employer or the insurance company may demand adjudication to handle disputes […]

Understanding your rights when working a light-duty job

Published on Apr 17, 2020 in injuries.

If you sustained a work-related injury that resulted in your temporary or total disability, you undoubtedly received workers’ compensation benefits during your period of healing. Then your doctor released you to go back to work, but only for light duty, not your original job. Now you are wondering what rights you have while working at […]

Workers’ compensation protects employees from most work-related accidents

Published on Apr 11, 2020 in workers' compensation.

Workers’ Compensation in Pennsylvania For those who suffer injuries while at work, Pennsylvania’s workers’ compensation system ensures that employees receive fair compensation. For many employees, the qualifications and process may be confusing.  The process may seem simple on its face. An employee notifies his or her employer, seeks medical treatment and then fills out an […]

How can I avoid accidents with semi trucks?

Published on Mar 26, 2020 in truck accidents.

One of the most dangerous things Americans do on a daily basis is get inside of a car. Having an accident with another passenger vehicle can be catastrophic enough, but there are also bigger vehicles on the road to be aware of. Getting into an accident with a semi truck can be potentially deadly for […]

Pennsylvania Workers’ Comp: Covid-19

Published on Mar 17, 2020 in workers' compensation.

People shopping in the last week may have found themselves staring at racks of empty shelves that should hold toilet paper or water, witnessing the impact that Covid-19 can have on people. Many are worried for good reason. Precaution and care is recommended in this confusing time. Regardless, it does raise the question of what […]

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Attorney Greg Stapp Signs Election Integrity Declaration in Harrisburg

On May 11th, 2022, representatives from more than 70 political activism groups met in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania’s state capital, to sign a declaration calling for state legislation to return to in-person voting, with the exceptions noted in the election code before the implementation of Act 77. Act 77, enacted in 2019, allowed mail-in voting in the […]

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How Does Leaving the Scene of a Crash Impact Liability?

Pennsylvania state law is clear—you cannot leave the scene of a motor vehicle accident without first completing certain actions as required by law. However, it can be difficult to think clearly and rationally after being involved in an accident. In the confusion immediately following a collision, some people might act in ways that they would […]

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How Can Witnesses Impact Your Personal Injury Case?

Most people who end up being struck in a car accident find themselves so much in shock about what occurred that they don’t know what to think or do after it happens. While many motorists think to check with the other driver, pedestrian, or cyclist to see if they’re hurt or call the police to […]

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