January 21, 2021
While working from home has its advantages, many remote employees are concerned about their mental health, according to a recent study by health insurance provider, Aetna International. However, not all mental illnesses are covered by Workers’ Compensation. In Pennsylvania, there are only three types of mental injury claims that workers can file.
The number of people working from home has substantially increased since the start of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. » Read More
January 19, 2021
All drivers must follow the rules of the road and use reasonable care when driving to avoid injuring others. If a driver does not uphold this duty of care and someone else is injured as a result, they may be financially responsible for the victim’s losses. The law is clear when it comes to drivers who cause car accidents. » Read More
January 11, 2021
Over the past year, every industry has had to change the way it operates to protect its workers and the public. Guidelines for the construction industry vary widely by state. In some places, construction was designated an essential service and work projects continued, while in others, construction work was completely shut down. In Pennsylvania, there was a stop on all construction activities, » Read More
January 5, 2021
Every employee is entitled to a safe workplace that is free of hazards; however, data on job-related illnesses and injuries reveals that work is a dangerous place for many Americans. The United States Department of Labor (DOL) reports that 2.5 people suffer from non-fatal work injuries and illnesses, and more than 5,000 are killed at work every year. The key to preventing devastating work injuries is knowing how and why they happen. » Read More
December 29, 2020
Anyone who receives a notice about a vehicle recall should take quick action, not only for their own safety, but also for their own protection in a lawsuit involving the recalled vehicle. A recall could affect liability in a car accident case if the driver ignored it.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is a federal agency that provides information about vehicle recalls. » Read More
December 21, 2020
After a divorce, parents often find the holidays particularly stressful. Underlying tensions between ex-spouses can be heightened this time of year. Additionally, pandemic travel restrictions and mandatory quarantines are likely to complicate child custody exchanges this year. Learn more about child custody in Pennsylvania and review these helpful co-parenting tips to ensure a happy holiday season. » Read More