Posts tagged "Personal Injury"

Diseases affecting lungs connected to vaping

The number of mysterious cases of lung disease in Pennsylvania and around the nation continues to increase. They are connected to a rise in vaping but the exact cause remains elusive. What is known is that there does appear to be a direct correlation between vaping and the conditions being reported by medical professionals.

Qualified social workers key to minimizing nursing home neglect

It takes many different staff members to make a nursing home facility run safely and effectively. Adequately staffed nursing homes need enough nurses, doctors and other medical staff on hand, but this is not necessarily enough to guarantee safety. Social workers provide crucial support to residents and also play an important role in preventing nursing home neglect.

LIFETIME LEGAL CARE®: A Way of Life at QuatriniRafferty

SKY_1153-EditRES.jpgRepresenting injured workers has been a way of life for me for 44 years. I started to practice law in 1974. I had no idea what kind of cases I would handle - they don't teach you that in law school!Frank Pawlosky showed up one day. He worked for Rolling Rock cleaning the beer vats. The chemicals made his asthma get so bad that he had to stop working. I filed a claim for him. The Judge found that he was not entitled to Workers' Compensation since the chemicals did not cause his asthma, only aggravated it. I appealed. I lost. I appealed again. I lost. Ten years and three appeals later, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania agreed that Frank Pawlosky was injured at work and they awarded him disability benefits. Needless to say, I found my niche in the law.Today, the climate for injured workers is not as favorable as it was in 1984. Harrisburg has taken away important rights. Our appellate courts are filled with judges who are not very sympathetic to the plight of the injured worker. Attorneys who advertise on TV give injured workers and the whole system a bad image.

"LET ME COUNT THE WAYS THAT THE ATTORNEYS OF QR HELP OUR INJURED AND DISABLED CLIENTS!"

Thumbnail image for SKY_1153-EditRES.jpgWhen a client walks through our door, his/her life has been unexpectedly turned upside down.

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.

Healing Through Yoga Seminar Recap

We had a wonderful time cohosting "Healing Through Yoga," our last Road to Recovery seminar, with Angela of Red Brick Yoga! Attendees had the opportunity to work with Angela to develop calming breathing techniques, meditate, and pose for proper alignment. This interactive session greatly benefited attendees as they can take what they learned and apply it to their own lives on their own time!

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