Most people who suffer an ankle dislocation don't confuse the injury for another. With this injury, one or more ligaments are torn in your ankle, thus causing extreme pain along with difficulty walking.
Many Pennsylvania residents make their living working in coal mines. Despite safety advances over the years, mining remains a dangerous profession. Pennsylvanians were reminded of that fact last month when a 35-year-old man suffered fatal injuries in a mine in Jenner Township in the early morning hours of Dec. 20.
If you suffer a workplace injury, one of the first things you should do is receive medical attention. This will help you understand your injury, prognosis and treatment options.
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.
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.
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 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.
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).
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.
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.