What Is a Compromise & Release Settlement for Workers’ Compensation?

You likely qualify for workers’ compensation benefits when you suffer a workplace injury. Sometimes, you may encounter a compromise and release agreement. These agreements have many intricacies to them. You should understand what they are before you agree and sign. Once you sign these agreements, you may lose your right to additional legal options. Ideally,…

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Legal Options When Your Workers’ Compensation Isn’t Enough

The Pennsylvania workers’ compensation process can be overwhelming. You are a hard worker and did not expect to suffer an injury while on the job. Now, you are trying to navigate the process without jeopardizing your job. Sometimes, workers’ compensation payments are insufficient to cover your losses. This leaves workers in a stressful situation. You…

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Neck and Spine Injuries from Gettysburg Car Accidents

Injuries after car accidents are everyday occurrences. The most common areas you may experience these injuries in are your neck and spine. If you experience injury to the lumbar, cervical, or thoracic spine, you can suffer long-term ailments, including paralysis. Unfortunately, these injuries are common after car accidents in Gettysburg. These injuries are severe and…

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Do Roundabouts Reduce Car Accidents?

There has been an uptick in the installation of roundabouts throughout Pennsylvania, especially in York. PennDOT has conducted studies on the impact of installing roundabouts. They found it has led to a reduction in car accidents. Car accidents are still possible but happen less often in roundabouts than in York’s other intersections and traffic circles.…

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How Do Wage Loss Benefits Work in a PA Workers’ Compensation Claim?

Workers’ compensation wage loss benefits play a pivotal role in safeguarding the well-being of employees and ensuring financial security during times of injury or illness. How are wage loss benefits calculated? There are a number of formulas used to calculate an injured worker’s wage rate. Generally speaking, the injured worker’s earnings for the 4 quarters…

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Pennsylvania Court Decided That Workers’ Compensation May Be Responsible for Reimbursing the Cost of Medical Marijuana

The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court recently made the decision that workers’ compensation benefits must reimburse expenses for medical marijuana in certain circumstances. This is great news for workers who use medical marijuana to alleviate their pain and suffering while recovering from various workplace injuries and illnesses. Some people were surprised by the ruling, but Pennsylvania is…

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How Soon Should I See a Doctor After a Car Accident?

No matter how severe a car accident is, it is important to seek medical attention. Even when you believe you’ve sustained no injuries, you should still have a medical professional look over you. There are many reasons why this is a good idea, including delayed symptoms of more severe injuries and for legal reasons when…

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Pennsylvania’s Roads Have Been Especially Deadly in 2023

If you’re anything like us, you’ve noticed an increasing number of reports about car accidents in Pennsylvania. Whether you get your news from the internet or the radio, it seems like every day there’s at least one story about someone getting into a fatal accident. It may feel like our highways and local roads are…

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Remembering the Victims of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

The Triangle Shirtwaist Fire is a tragic and historic event that took place on March 25, 1911, in New York City. It is considered one of the deadliest industrial disasters in the United States and had a profound impact on labor rights and workplace safety. New York City recently unveiled a memorial dedicated to the…

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