Recently the Pennsylvania Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling involving an insurance company's ability to sue in a case where a worker is injured if the worker doesn't join the lawsuit.
If you work at a distribution center, manufacturing plant or warehouse, then you're likely aware of how busy your facility's loading dock is. Since truckers are often on a set schedule, dockworkers must use forklifts to move things around quickly so that they can send them on their way. Having to rush to get things done leaves dockworkers vulnerable to getting hurt.
If you're involved in a car accident, the first thing you should think about is your health and well-being. Although the condition of your vehicle is important to you, don't let this overshadow the fact that you need to receive immediate medical attention.
When walking indoors, it's hard to get into the habit of watching every step you take. After all, you have better things to worry about during your workday. Unfortunately, it's possible you could be part of an indoor slip-and-fall accident if you're not careful (and even if you are).
As one of our Pennsylvania readers, you expect to face harsh weather conditions during the winter months. From cold temperatures to snow and ice, you're not surprised by anything that moves into the area.
A customer apparently became so angry with a Chinese restaurant worker on Nov. 6 in Philadelphia that they threw a cup filled with hot tea in their face. The victim is now being treated for both second- and third-degree burns in an area hospital. A Philadelphia Police Department spokesperson says that they're still trying to track down the person responsible for doing this.
New data published by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on Nov. 8 showed that 45,800 fewer worker illnesses and injuries were reported in 2017 compared to the previous year. Despite this reduction, a staggering 2.8 million workers ended up getting hurt or falling ill last year -- a rate that equates to 2.8 per every 100 full-time employees.
Millions of people find themselves on the road during the holiday season. It doesn't matter if you're driving across the state of Pennsylvania to visit friends or to another part of the country to visit family, your safety and well-being should always be at the forefront of your mind.
You're either a defensive driver or an aggressive driver. As a defensive driver, you do whatever it takes to stay safe on the road. Conversely, aggressive drivers are often making mistakes that put them in harm's way.
Depending on your profession, you may be required to drive a company vehicle. Some people do this every day of the week, while others only get behind the wheel every now and again. Either way, it's imperative that you focus on your safety at all times.
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers®, for the ninth consecutive year, announce the "Best Law Firms" rankings. Marzzacco Injury Law, Incorporated, doing business as Marzzacco Niven & Associates, has been named a Tier 2 firm in the Harrisburg Region for Plaintiffs' Personal Injury Litigation in the 2019 Edition of U.S. News - Best Lawyers® "Best Law Firms."
When you get behind the wheel of your car, you do so with the idea of reaching your destination without running into any trouble. At the same time, you realize that another driver could make a mistake that causes havoc on the road.
A Pennsylvania contractor is facing five violations for an incident in which a worker was fatally electrocuted. Two other workers were also electrocuted in that accident, which occurred on April 12 when a forklift struck power lines on the job site. According to the Cambria County coroner, "The electricity went down the machine."