Philadelphia Work Injury Attorney

The most recent annual report from Pennsylvania’s Department of Labor and Industry (DLI) indicates more than 170,000 cases of work injuries and illness were documented. Sprains and strains were the most common injuries—injuries that usually occur because of overexertion or hard contact with other objects. Pennsylvania’s workers’ compensation Act compensates for almost any type of…

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 5,250 work-related fatalities in 2018, which is an increase of two percent compared to 2017. Transportation accidents accounted for 40 percent of all worker fatalities. Commercial truck drivers, including drivers of tractor-trailers, had the most fatalities of any specific occupational group. The rate of deaths for loggers, fishermen,…

A stroke is a medical condition that varies in terms of effects and severity. However, strokes typically cause speech or vision problems, memory loss, and weakness or paralysis in the body. Given these impediments, those who are recovering from a stroke may wonder when they can return to work. Stroke victims’ ability to return to…

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