Q&A with Dean Dominick: What are the pros and cons of telemedicine related to my workers’ compensation case?

Going to a medical provider’s appointment requires a decent amount of preparation and time to organize. From the initial phone call making the appointment to the travel and possibly taking hours off from work, visiting your doctor can be a sizable time commitment. Modern telecommunications technology has delivered a solution to this issue called telemedicine,…

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Steps to Take After a Car Accident [Infographic]

Did you know there are more than 6 million car accidents on the road every year in the United States alone? No one likes to think about getting in an accident, but it’s important to be prepared in case you ever do. What do you need to do after you’ve been in an accident? Take…

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Steps to Creating a Family Emergency Plan

It’s human nature not to want to discuss things which frighten us or make us uncomfortable. However, there is a big difference between getting hung up on morbid thoughts and simply having a plan of action for realistic potential crises. Extreme weather can present itself almost anywhere you go. Hurricanes are powerful and incredibly destructive.…

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Bicycle Safety

Bicycles have been around for hundreds of years in various forms. We use them for recreation and exercise and as a quick way to cover short distances. With the “go green” movement, bicycles have once again risen in popularity as an environmentally-friendly mode of transportation. In the United States between 2000 and 2010, the number…

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How to Prevent Your Next Car Accident

Although many of today’s cars have safety features designed to reduce car accidents and injuries, 39,107 people in the U.S. died in 2019 as a result of a vehicle accident. In Pennsylvania, there were 990 fatal crashes and 1,059 deaths as a result of those accidents in 2019. While the number of accidents and fatalities…

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11 Tips for Throwing a Safe and Relaxing Backyard BBQ

A backyard barbecue is a popular way to relax and enjoy friends and family, but this seemingly innocent gathering comes with many potential dangers. Planning can reduce the risks of an injury or illness at your BBQ. Preparation also helps you relax a little more, knowing you have done everything in your power to keep…

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Guide to Handling Food Safely

Food is the essence of life. We need food to survive, but we also use it to celebrate, commiserate and start our days off right — just to name a few. What we put into our bodies affects our health and well-being. That’s why it’s so important to make sure we are handling our food…

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How to Protect Your Loved Ones from Elder Abuse

The United States population is aging at an increasing rate. With an influx of the population entering their golden years, the logistics of care for the elderly become complicated, and in some cases undermined. When caretakers neglect duties or take advantage of their wards, it may be elder abuse. You may be struggling with the…

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Teaching Kids Fire Safety

Tragically, house fires affect people all over the country and world every day. In fact, on average, seven people per day will become victims of house fires across the U.S. Three out of five of those deaths occurred in houses that did not have working smoke alarms. Imagine how many lives might have been saved…

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Pausing for Distracted Driving Awareness Month

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that as many as 9 people die every day because of distracted driving. This means that about 10 percent of all motor vehicle deaths are caused by a distracted driver. April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and we would like to pull over and talk about…

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