How to Prevent Injuries in Road Work Zones: 7 Safety Tips 

Injured worker laying flat in a field of dirt.

Road work zones are a hive of activity, with both man and machine working in unison to build and repair our roads. However, they’re also hotspots for accidents and injuries, turning these zones into danger zones if not appropriately managed. In fact, according to the National Safety Council, over 42,151 injuries occurred in road work […]

Work Injury, Where do I Start?

You unfortunately suffered a work injury, gave the proper notice to your employer, and are seeking medical attention. What are the necessary steps to ensure that your claim is accepted by your employer’s workers’ compensation carrier and that you receive the proper wage loss and medical benefits? You should seek out an experienced, certified specialist […]

How To Receive Work Injury Compensation In Pennsylvania

Workers’ compensation refers to a form of insurance that provides compensation for lost wages as well as medical benefits for any employee who sustains injuries in the course of his or her duties, in exchange for mandatory relinquishment of his or her right to sue the employer for negligence or tort. Work injury compensation in […]

What to Tell a Workers’ Compensation Doctor?

One of the key steps in a Pennsylvania workers’ compensation process is the independent medical evaluation (IME), which is performed by a doctor who is chosen by the workers’ compensation carrier for your employer.  The insurance company could ask you to undergo the IME to determine: (a) whether you are eligible to receive compensation; (b) […]

Work Injuries & Risks During a Pandemic

While the devastating health and economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic are in the spotlight, many people are unaware of the increased risk of injuries for workers during this time. Workers are operating not only at an increased risk of coronavirus exposure but are also more vulnerable to workplace accidents and injuries in these challenging […]

Brain Injury in The Workplace

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month in the US. As many as 137 Americans die every day because of traumatic brain injuries (TBI), and many more suffer lifelong disability.  Accidents at the workplace are a leading cause of brain injury. Falls from heights and struck-by object accidents together comprise more than half of all TBI-related […]



The trucking industry is thriving, with more than 3.5 million people working as drivers in the United States according to Every time we buy something from a store or online, chances are the product was “trucked” in from its origin. Automobiles, equipment, and fuel in many forms are just a few more examples of […]

What is a Vocational Interview?

WHAT IS A VOCATIONAL INTERVIEW? HOW CAN IT AFFECT YOUR WORKERS’ COMPENSATION BENEFITS? Did you know… If you have an open workers’ compensation claim, and are receiving wage loss benefits, your employer’s workers’ compensation carrier can and will try to reduce or stop your benefits at some point in time. They will first send you […]

Pre-Existing VS. Aggravation of Injury

My client injured his lower back while lifting metal piping, working as a welder.  He properly gave “Notice” of his work injury to his employer who reported the same to their workers’ compensation carrier, who in turn denied the claim, indicating that he had a pre-existing work injury. As my client could not work due […]