Two colleagues were working in an area where pipes were being inserted into the ground in Sunoco Logistics' Mariner East 2 pipeline in Westmoreland County when they suffered struck-by injuries at around 11:16 p.m. on Dec. 9.
Individuals who suffer from borderline personality disorder (BPD) often experience intense shifts in moods that range anywhere from anxiety to depression or anger. The episodes that someone with BPD may experience may last anywhere from several hours to a few days. While many individuals with BPD may be able to manage their symptoms with medicines and psychotherapy, these interventions may do very little to help others.
Electrical injuries are every bit as serious as they sound. Not only can electrocution result in serious injury, but depending on the severity, it can also lead to death.
Any type of brain injury has the potential to alter your health, both in the short- and long-term. A concussion, for example, is not considered the most serious type of brain injury. However, as you learn more, you'll discover that dealing with your symptoms appropriately is an absolute must.
If you're involved in a car accident, there will come a time when you need to contact your insurance agent. While this sounds simple enough, there are many mistakes lurking that could have a big impact on your claim.
Workplace injuries have a devastating impact on the worker, but the problem can be even more far-reaching than that. Sometimes, the person's entire family will suffer negative impacts due to the accident. This is often the case when the injuries are catastrophic. We know that you don't want your family members to have to deal with this, but they likely will out of love for you. When it comes to the financial aspects of the situation, workers' compensation might help.
A recent Injury, Illnesses, and Fatalities report published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics at the end of last month shows that the number of nonfatal occupational illnesses and injuries reported in 2017 was 1.1 million. This number equates to 98 per 10,000 employees.
A broken ankle is a serious injury that requires immediate and oftentimes ongoing medical attention. Without the right treatment plan in place, you're taking the risk of this injury bothering you for the rest of your life.
If you live in the state of Pennsylvania, there's a good chance you spend time on the many highways that crisscross the state. When you find yourself on the highway, it's imperative to do whatever you can to safely share the road with commercial trucks.