Author Archives: Jay Butchko
Most Americans know Dr. King as one of the greatest leaders of the civil rights movement of the 1960’s, however, Dr. King was equally as passionate in his devotion to the Labor Movement – for without economic opportunity, civil rights could not flourish. His commitment to the American worker followed him until the day… Read More »
Under the Worker’s Compensation Act, injured workers are generally entitled to wage-loss benefits equal to two-thirds of their weekly wage for a work-related injury up to a maximum amount. Every year, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry adjusts the maximum amount of wage loss benefits an injured worker can receive if they are… Read More »
To All of Our Clients, Colleagues and Friends, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from all of us at Ira Weinstock, P.C.
Large trucks routinely travel through Harrisburg and around the Harrisburg area on I-81, on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, and on a wide range of other roads. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (DOT), large truck fatalities have decreased in Pennsylvania in recent years, yet the numbers remain high. In 2020, there were 122 large… Read More »
Driving in the winter can present significant safety risks. Not only can inclement weather impact road conditions, but holidays can lead to increased travel and increased alcohol consumption. It is important to understand some of the hazards of winter driving, and to know who may be liable in the event of a collision. Our… Read More »
Truck drivers, including delivery drivers and tractor-trailer drivers, can sustain serious injuries on the job in a variety of ways. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), not only do truck drivers spend a significant amount of time on the road, which puts them at risk of repetitive strain injuries and traffic… Read More »
Serious and disabling injuries and health conditions can happen in various ways, including at the workplace. While the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program provides benefits for disabling injuries regardless of whether they occurred at work, many people who are injured on the job ultimately want to seek both SSDI benefits and workers’ compensation… Read More »
To all of our friends and clients who have served, and to all of the families who lost loved ones defending our country, thank you for your sacrifices and service! Your Friends at Ira Weinstock, P.C.
Suffering a debilitating injury or learning that you have a disabling disease can be devastating, and you are likely worried about how you will be able to pay your bills. When you experience a disability, it is important to know that you may be eligible to receive Social Security disability benefits through the Social… Read More »
Social events are common in many different kinds of workplaces in Pennsylvania, from company picnics and sports leagues to holiday parties. In most cases, these social events occur after hours or on the weekends, and they are frequently optional for employees. If you suffered an injury at a workplace social event sponsored by your… Read More »