Can You Get Workers’ Compensation for Transportation Accidents?

Even with the drops in traffic and driving stemming from the global pandemic, statistics show transportation accidents were still the primary event for fatal work-related accidents in 2020. When many workers consider filing workers’ compensation for injuries at the workplace, they do not consider the injuries they suffer from transportation-related accidents. However, workers who drive…

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Amazon’s Workplace Injuries Continue Rising

Although former CEO Jeff Bezos once pledged to make Amazon “Earth’s Safest Place to Work,” the company’s warehouse employees were injured twice as often as those employed by rival companies in 2021. According to a recent study conducted by the Strategic Organizing Center (SOC), Amazon workers suffered over 34,000 serious work-related injuries in 2021, twice…

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What Is a Trench Collapse?

To successfully provide buildings with the cables, pipes, and drainage that they require, construction workers must excavate. However, this excavation comes at a cost. Construction workers risk their lives to perform the necessary installations in trenches. Unfortunately, the soil and debris can shift without warning, the empty spaces created by the excavation. This is called…

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Drunk Driving Increases in the Summer. Be Prepared.

Despite beneficial changes that have happened in the transportation industry, there is still one dangerous phenomenon that increases during the summertime. According to the latest data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the percentage of drunk drivers involved in fatal accidents is highest in the summertime. It makes sense. Summertime is the time…

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Traumatic Amputation Injuries Change Lives Forever

An amputation can result from a medical condition or a traumatic event. The reason behind your amputation is what will determine the distinction—a traumatic amputation results from a traumatic and unexpected event like a car accident. When you suffer a traumatic loss of limb, it can happen instantly at the scene or surgically at the…

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Warehouse Workers Have Rights to Workers’ Compensation

The warehouse industry is ingrained in our daily lives. Most of the products we use are stored in warehouses before reaching the consumer. There is a constant hustle and bustle within these warehouse spaces as workers move products. Warehouse employees use a range of machines to get products in and out of the facility like…

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Workers’ Compensation for Hanover Factory Workers

There are very few areas that still have manufacturing plants and factories. Hanover is one of those locations. Factory workers and manual laborers face exponential dangers that many other workers in Pennsylvania do not. An injury in the workplace can be a career-ending situation. Injured workers trust that their employer will cover all medical costs…

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Distracted Driving Awareness Month Is Over, But Danger Still Exists

While distracted driving awareness month has come and gone, this does not mean that distracted driving is no longer an issue. It is still critical to reduce distracted driving year-round and not just during one month. Distracted driving leads to grave dangers, including serious car accidents. Pennsylvania State Police issued 3,400 citations for distracted driving…

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Catastrophic Injuries from Truck Accidents

Colliding with a commercial truck such as a semi or delivery truck can result in some very serious injuries. Heavy and unwieldy, trucks on the road are dangerous to maneuver, both for the truck driver and for the other vehicles trying to get around them. Unfortunately, because of their large blind spots and wide turns,…

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The Dangers of Tip-over Incidents for Children

When it comes to our children, we are willing to do whatever it takes to keep them safe. That means buying expensive car seats, protective gear for inclement weather, making sure toys do not have choking hazards and so forth. Other major risks for children include accidents involving televisions, storage cabinets or entertainment centers, and…

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