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Warehouse

There are 1000s of warehouses across PA, and no matter what they house, injuries routinely occur.  These can be slip, trip, and fall injuries at the same level or elevated levels.  Also common are forklift and similar equipment injuries, as well as lifting injuries….

Manufacturing

A wide variety of injuries can take place in a manufacturing plant, from repetitive trauma injuries, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, crush injuries from heavy machinery, chemical burns and scarring from explosions, and even psychological injuries.  Robinson Law has experience with all of these…

Hospital & Nursing Home

It is very common for these care givers to suffer upper and lower extremity injuries, including back injuries from physically assisting patients in movements, for example, from beds to chairs or wheelchairs to x-ray tables. Workers Compensation Lawyer Paula Robinson can help ensure that the…

Drilling Rigs

The Marcellus Shale Natural Gas drilling has begun in earnest in many counties in PA, including, but not limited to, Williamsport, Monroe, Luzerne, Lackawanna, and Bradford.  The fracking process can be dangerous. Whether you have been injured while on the job, on or off a drill site,…

Trucking

We all know what the trucking industry is, but what is intermodal?  According to www.businessdictionary.com the definition of intermodal is movement of containerized (unitized) cargo over air, land, or sea through the use of different transport modes (aircraft, truck, rail, boats, ships, barges, etc.)…

Hotel/Motel

These types of jobs are usually very physical in nature.  Scrubbing and cleaning while bent in awkward positions can place you at risk for neck, shoulder and arm injuries.  Also making beds and lifting mattresses can lead to back injuries.  Robinson Law knows the…

Retail

Retail trade encompasses a wide variety of different businesses such as grocery stores, car dealers, furniture stores, malls, garden, and hardware stores, just to name a few.  If you find that you have been injured while working in the retail trade, contact Robinson Law for…

Food Service

Food Service Workers routinely work with pots and pans, hot ovens, ranges and stoves, as well as oils and water.  All of these can cause burns, some serious enough to scar or cause loss of use of a limb. Food Service Workers also frequently…

Utilities

Utility workers, whether they be for electric power, phone, cable, etc…all too commonly suffer falls from vehicles and equipment on the job.  Fall injuries can occur when you slip, trip, jump, misstep, lose your balance or footing when getting into and out of vehicle…

Building/Construction

Did you know that there are over 72,000 building and construction companies in PA?  From wood framers, building repair carpenters, interior finish carpenters, painting contractors, bricklayers, roofers, electricians, to plumbers, they can all suffer disabling work injuries from falling, lifting, carrying, being struck by…