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.
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.
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.
Attorney Vince Quatrini was pleased to present at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute's Continuing Legal Education ("CLE") course entitled "Interplay of Workers' Compensation and 3rd Party Cases." Vince serves as a 15x co-author of the biennial Workers' Compensation Practice and Procedure manual produced by the PBI, and, as such, is considered an expert in all the ever-changing facets of Workers' Compensation in Pennsylvania. The 3-part presentation served to educate fellow Workers' Compensation attorneys from western and central Pennsylvania. Vince also presented in a similar seminar held in Philadelphia mid-November
In 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.