While working in the drilling industry, many risks are taken with your personal safety and well being on a daily basis, some you may not even be the slightest bit aware are taking place. Not only are you subjected to dangerous working conditions that can physically put you in harm’s way, such as explosions and falls, but you must also give thought to chemical exposure during hydraulic fracturing. These contaminants can harbor carcinogens and have the ability to greatly threaten your health and in turn, your life. Read More
An on the job injury can be devastating. Even with a minor injury, there are many papers and protocols to file, from your manager, to employee health departments and for doctor and hospital billing.
Having an experienced workers compensation lawyer guiding me helped make the sometimes grueling process a much better experience. She took time to help me file the correct forms and seek out the specific treatment specialties for my particular injury. Without her help, I’d still be up to my neck in paperwork and not sure how to find the correct medical providers for my injury. Read More
An absolute tragedy recently occurred in a Tuna Plant when a worker died after accidentally being cooked in an oven in California. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. Here is the link to the story http://bit.ly/SSHWp3
Most times, we hear of work injuries consisting of back or neck injuries, but deaths can also unfortunately occur from freak accidents, motor vehicle accidents, or occupational diseases. Read More
With the weather getting cooler and the leaves starting to change colors, many Americans are looking forward to weekends full of football. The 2012 season has been in action for only a few weeks now, and already the front page of the sports section in the newspaper is covered by headlines of football injuries occurring on the field. Every Monday headlines in newspapers across the country showcase the head injuries and concussions that are happening to professional football players. What people tend to forget is that these extremely common injuries happen every day in the American workplace. Read More
Williamsport Workers’ Compensation Lawyer, Paula Robinson is the best choice for aggressive, yet compassionate representation regarding Workers’ Compensation law. If you or a loved one have suffered a work injury, no matter what your occupation, hiring a Williamsport Workers’ Compensation Lawyer will benefit you greatly. All initial consultations are free, and you owe it to yourself to understand the laws that govern your claim, as well as your rights, as an injured worker. Read More
Allentown Workers’ Compensation Attorneys work for your rights as an employee. If you have been injured on the job, hiring an Allentown Workers’ Compensation Lawyer is a necessity. They will explain all the rules and regulations associated with your claim and let you know your rights.
Allentown Pennsylvania offers an excellent opportunity for you. Her name is Paula Robinson. With 25 years experience in the Workers’ Compensation field she will help you fight for your rights.
The Marcellus Shale is an underground geological formation which spans much of the Appalachian United States, including parts of Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Virginia and most of West Virginia. This black shale formation has been proven by geologists to be a rich source of natural gas, a renewable resource which many Americans use in their homes. Because of the existence of this natural gas, many jobs were created in the hydraulic fracturing industry. Hydraulic fracturing involves using a concentrated fluid at high force to drive into the ground in order to gain access to the natural gas. While this has created an entirely new labor force for the Appalachian states, it is also unfortunately a dangerous job that has many risks of health and bodily injury. Read More
I recently had a mishap and brushed it off without obtaining diagnostic studies. I treated conservatively and when I wasn’t getting better and had definite loss of range of motion, I had x-rays and an MRI performed. It turned out that I had two full thickness tears in my rotator cuff and now require surgery. Please learn a lesson from my experience and obtain diagnostic studies as soon as possible after you have suffered your injury, whether workers compensation related or not. Read More
Ok, let’s be honest. How many of us have suffered an injury then went to the doctor and sat for a long period of time to see the doctor then finally got in the exam room and suddenly got quiet when being questioned? Simply not telling the doctor all the symptoms or problems for whatever reason. Read More
As of June, 2012, U.S. manufacturing orders totaled a whopping $462.95 million according to The Association For Manufacturing Technology. This is great news in light of all of the doom and gloom of the economic news we have been experiencing. For more information, please visit http://www.thefabricator.com/news/industrytrendsanalysis/2012/08/13/manufacturing-technology-orders-up-88-percent-in-2012 Read More