Are There COVID-19 Protocols in the Construction Industry?

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

What are the Most Common Work-Related Injuries?

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

How can I Create a Successful Co-Parenting Plan for the Holidays?

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

What Happens to a Child Custody Order if a Parent Dies?

December 15, 2020

Child custody orders typically grant custody to the custodial parent and visitation rights to the other parent. However, what happens to a child custody order when a parent dies? The answer to this question depends on a number of factors, including the parents’ relationship, who is willing to assume responsibility, and the child’s best interests. Pennsylvania law dictates the circumstances in which a child custody order may be either upheld or modified and who will ultimately be granted custody of the child.  » Read More

National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month

December 7, 2020

December is National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month. Although the dangers of driving under the influence are well established, many people continue to do so, especially during the holidays. Each year between Christmas and New Year’s Day, approximately 300 people are killed in drunk driving car accidents, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).  » Read More