Safety Inspections Lower Workplace Injury And Do Not Hurt Bottom Line

Many in the business community believe that government regulation of workplace safety inhibits the success of business and the creation of jobs. A recent study conducted by a professor from the Harvard Business School looked at whether workplace safety inspections conducted by the government reduce workplace injury and whether the inspections impact the profitability of […]

Temporary Workers At Higher Risk Of Workplace Injuries

For many workers who have work that is temporary or are migrant workers, they tend to take the more high risk jobs to take whatever pay they can. However, the conditions that some find themselves in would shock even Workplace Injury Lawyers in Philadelphia. According to the director at the University of Pennsylvania Transnational Law […]

Three People Hospitalized In Philadelphia From Fires Set At Tu

Construction site workers do assume some risk of the workplace but they probably don’t consider smoke inhalation being an issue. Even Workplace Injury Lawyers in Philadelphia would be surprised to learn that inhalation has been an ongoing problem at a construction site on Temple University’s campus. Morgan Hall, a $216 million residential complex being constructed […]

Firefighters Suffer Injuries In Philadelphia Because Of Weather

Firefighters expect to suffer extreme conditions from the heat while working on the job and, to some extent, expect some degree of injuries because of those fires. However, even workplace injury lawyers in Philadelphia would be surprised to learn that a couple firefighters suffered injuries because of the frigid weather. In Philadelphia, a fire broke […]

Worker Killed In Pennsylvania Backhoe Accident

Most people probably go to work every day without an overwhelming concern of being injured at work. Even if works do their part to remain safe, there is potential for tragedy to strike. Workplace injury lawyers in Philadelphia are likely keeping a close eye on a recent accident that killed a backhoe mechanic in eastern […]

Safety Key To Controlling Workers Compensation Costs

Pennsylvania’s workers’ compensation system is supposed to protect workers by providing significant benefits to employees who are injured on the job. Unfortunately, the reality for many injured workers falls far from the ideal. Companies fund the state’s workers’ compensation system. Every time a claim is made, their costs go up. To keep costs down, many […]

Workplace Accidents Preventing Heat Illness During Historically Hot Summer Part 2

Last time we wrote about how overlooking signs of heat illness can lead to the risk of workplace injury and accident during this historically hot summer. We left off with describing the signs and symptoms of heat stroke – the most dangerous form of heat illness – and what actions to take if it strikes. During this […]

Doctors Filling Prescriptions Medical Costs And Workers Compensation

Painkillers and other prescriptions often play a vital role in the treatment of workplace injuries. According to a recent study, more doctors in Pennsylvania and elsewhere across the country are writing and then filling prescriptions for workers’ compensation patients. The doctors who fill their own prescriptions sometimes get paid more per pill than pharmacists, which […]