Is Hearing Loss Common Among Construction Workers?

April 10, 2023

Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers at Freedman & Lorry, P.C. Can Fight to Get You Benefits.

Construction work is one of the most dangerous jobs in America. Every year, thousands of workers are injured on the job, and many of those injuries are permanently disabling. The CDC estimates that 22 million workers are exposed to potentially damaging noise at work every year. Ear damage can occur gradually over time or can happen suddenly. It can have a serious impact on a person’s life.  » Read More

Is Mental Stress Covered Under Workers’ Compensation?

March 13, 2023

Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers at Freedman & Lorry, P.C., Represent Clients with Work-related Emotional Distress Claims

Physical injuries at work are common and occur in just about every industry for a variety of reasons. But not all injuries or illnesses are visibly obvious, such as emotional distress, which can result in stress, anxiety, depression, or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Certain professions can be more emotionally distressing or stressful due to the nature of the work,  » Read More

What Are Common Reasons for Workers’ Compensation Claim Denials?

February 14, 2023

Workers’ Compensation Claim Denials

Common reasons for Workers’ Compensation claim denials are oft-cited grounds that Workers’ Compensation insurance companies deny claims by workers injured on the job. These may include late filing, not enough medical evidence, and many other reasons. Insurance carriers often look for reasons to deny your claim, so make sure you have everything in order when you file your claim. Here are some of the most common reasons your Workers’ Compensation claim may be denied.  » Read More

Can I Collect Workers’ Compensation for a Pulled Muscle?

December 28, 2022

pulled muscle at work

Much more than temporary pain or one-time soreness, muscle injuries often can be serious, even disabling. In some cases, they can result in severe and lasting pain. Some muscle-pull injuries can cause permanent damage to the ligament or muscle, and should be taken seriously, as continued use of a pulled or overstrained muscle can cause more damage. When these injuries happen on the job,  » Read More

What are Important Maritime Tips to Follow in Fall?

October 22, 2021

maritime tips in fall

Boating requires a level of preparedness beyond most other forms of transportation. Safety and navigation equipment are always important as well as situational awareness and skill. While most boaters start winterizing their boats and storing them for the next season, others delay the inevitable to enjoy a few last outings during fall. The seasonal changes that occur can be magical,  » Read More