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Workers' compensation can help after scaffolding accidents

Construction workers usually have to deal with working conditions that most people will never see. From using dangerous machinery to working at significant heights, construction is a hazardous industry. Employers are supposed to maintain strict safety standards to protect the workers who perform these hazardous but necessary jobs. Unfortunately, many fail to maintain those standards, and people who are injured may have to file for workers' compensation.

Workers' compensation: Airport safety under scrutiny

Employees across industries in Pennsylvania want their companies to make their safety a priority. Most businesses are careful to ensure that those who work for them will not be unnecessarily exposed to harm. Unfortunately, accidents on the job still happen and employees often have to make use of workers compensation to take care of themselves and their families. The hope is that when these incidents happen, companies will learn from them and implement safety measures to prevent any further problems. Some employees at one international airport are saying that isn't happening after the death of one of their co-workers.

Is that hand pain caused by carpal tunnel syndrome?

Many workers perform the same tasks day in and day out. After a while, some of them may begin to notice pain in their hands. At first, it may not seem like a big deal, but over time, the pain could increase. Those who receive a diagnosis of carpal tunnel syndrome may not realize they could receive workers' compensation benefits for this condition.

INJURED UBER DRIVER? YOU NEED A WORKERS' COMPENSATION ATTORNEY NOW!

VJQ Uber Blog.jpgIn Pittsburgh, hailing a cab was tantamount to putting in a bid to host the Olympics. It seemed like you had to wait years for one to show up! So, I was an early cheerleader for the new mousetrap for hailing a cab - Uber. So easy! So prompt! So intriguing - peering at that car icon on my phone, starting up in Oakland weaving its way down Fifth Ave. across Grant St., turning on 7th St., eventually picking me up at QuatriniRafferty's downtown Pittsburgh office, at 941 Penn Ave., to take me to the airport.

THE INTERSECTION OF PERSONAL INJURY AND WORKERS' COMPENSATION

If you were ever hurt or injured, your natural response may be to seek out help from an attorney. You might consider the circumstances related to the injury when deciding who to contact. For example, if you were in a car accident, you would seek out the help of a Personal Injury attorney. If you were injured at work, you would contact a Worker's Compensation attorney. What you might not realize is that the circumstances surrounding your injuries might require the work of multiple attorneys from several different practice areas. These attorneys should work together to fully compensate you for your injuries.

Injured On Your Commute To Or From Work? You Could Be Entitled to Workers' Compensation Benefits!

A young man was a worker-in-training for Dunkin Donuts. His employer owned three different locations in Pennsylvania - Wyncote, Hatfield, and Horsham. The young man was assigned to Wyncote. His job included delivering product between the three locations and filling in for sick employees. One day, his employer called him and instructed him to fill in for a sick worker at the Hatfield location.

Myocardial Infarctions (Heart Attacks) In the Workplace: QR Obtains Benefits for Widow and Disabled Child

On a really cold day in January, our 54 year old Marcellus Shale fresh water truck driver, Carl, picked up his vehicle at his work site in Clymer, Indiana County, and drove to a nearby creek to load up.

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