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Recently, a 62-year-old truck driver arrived at a Montgomery County HVAC facility and began unloading a shipment of PVC pipes. As he was working, the load shifted, fatally crushing him. The tragic workplace accident occurred just before 8:00 a.m. in July in Limerick Township. Truck drivers make great sacrifices so that we, as consumers, can [ ] The post Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Fatal Work Accident for Trucker appeared first o

Workers’ Compensation prescription drug spending dropped 8.7 percent in 2015. With the exception of an increase in 2014, prescription drug costs in Workers’ Compensation injury cases have been steadily decreasing for the last six years. Better clinical management, pharmacy benefit managers (PBM), and opioid management programs have been credited with the reduction in pharmaceutical expenses. [ ] The post Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation L

When an employee has been injured at work and files a Workers’ Compensation claim, they may eventually be cleared to return to work, but with restrictions on their job function. This is called "light duty." Light duty is meant to be a temporary situation that allows the injured or ill worker to be productive during [ ] The post Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers Discuss Light Duty appeared first on Eric Borjeson and Associates.

A recent report published by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) highlighted the severe negative effects that a flawed Workers’ Compensation system can have on society. The report shows that inadequate coverage provided by Workers’ Compensation programs nationwide have led to increased poverty rates. The problem is said to have come about due to an [ ] The post Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers:  Flaws Lead to Poverty appeared firs

When an employee suffers an injury on the job, they can seek compensation for their medical bills and lost wages via a Workers Compensation claim. Workers Compensation is a type of insurance that provides coverage for these expenses. Most employers are required to carry Workers Compensation insurance specifically for this purpose. Like any other type [ ] The post Philadelphia Workers Compensation Lawyers: Appealing a Denied Claim appeared first o

If a third party has been found liable for a work injury, Workers’ Compensation claims resulting from that injury will have to be closed, and Workers’ Compensation benefits will not apply to costs of any future medical care that results from the injury. It is essential in these types of cases that an experienced Workers’ [ ] The post Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyer: Future Medical Expenses in Third Party Settlements appeared fir

Current and former Wells Fargo employees say that high-pressure sales goals caused them to suffer mental health problems. One former employee claims the constant pressure and high-stress environment at Wells Fargo, which allegedly made employees use unethical means to meet unrealistic sales goals, caused her to experience physical, psychological, and emotional problems. As a result, [ ] The post Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Menta

Uber drivers are continuing to fight for employee protections typically not available to independent contractors, such as Workers’ Compensation eligibility. Uber drivers face many of the same injury risks that affect taxi drivers, including back problems and kidney problems caused by sitting and driving for long periods of time, as well as injuries caused by [ ] The post Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Uber Drivers Fight for Benef

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) recently held an Xploration Forum in Eskilstuna, Sweden. At this showcase event, customers, press, and government representatives were given an inside look at future technology, designed with the potential to change the automobile industry for the better. Some of the industry innovations include: An LX1 prototype hybrid wheel loader– a machine [ ] The post Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers: Vo

According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), approximately 150,000 workplace accidents occur at construction sites across the country every year. Nearly 5,000 of these construction accidents result in fatal injury. That fatality rate is higher than the national average in any other industry. Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation lawyers remind workers [ ] The post Philadelphia Workers’ Compe