A Sterling Transport propane truck driver and two of his colleagues were injured when a trailer exploded around 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 17. The incident happened at the transportation company's Westmoreland County facility.
An ACL sprain has the potential to keep you off your feet for an extended period of time, as bearing weight alone can be a challenge.
A whopping 80% of people suffer a back injury at some point in their adult life. Even a relatively minor strain can cause severe pain. However, some back injuries can cause long-term disability.
A broken collarbone requires immediate medical attention, as there are several types of treatment that can help you make a fast and full recovery.
You take the health of your knees for granted until you suffer an injury to this body part. At that point, you soon realize just how much you rely on your knees throughout the day.
A U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report published on Dec. 6 captured how illness and injury rates among workers in the materials moving and transportation industries have gone relatively unchanged since last year. This industry remains the most dangerous one of all other types even though injury and illness rates have remained status quo over the past year.
Last week, a Philadelphia judge ruled that a U.S. Airways flight attendant is entitled to workers' compensation coverage for her injury on an airport shuttle bus. This latest court ruling caused many employment analysts to call into question when the workday starts and ends, especially since the flight attendant's injury occurred after she'd ended her shift for the day and was en route back to her car.
Tendon repair surgery is often required in the event of a severed or damaged tendon. While it's not the only treatment option, your medical team may suggest that it's the best way to make a full recovery.
Any type of spinal cord injury, even those that don't appear serious, must be treated in a fast and effective manner. Neglecting to do so increases the risk of additional damage.
A 43-year-old Philadelphia man has won a $10 million settlement after he was seriously injured while working as a union carpenter in Center City back in February 2016.