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Common Restaurant Worker Injuries In Harrisburg
Workplace injuries can happen in any job and in any type of industry, yet they are more common in some types of work than in others. Workers who are employed at restaurants are often exposed to a range of injury risks, and they can suffer many different types of injuries on the job. Given… Read More »
Four Dangerous Driving Behaviors That Increase Harrisburg Car Accident Risks
Car accidents In Harrisburg are a common cause of serious, potentially life-threatening personal injuries and happen on a regular basis. In most cases, negligence on the part of one of the motorists involved is responsible. While you cannot control how other drivers behave, our Harrisburg car accident lawyer wants you to be aware of… Read More »
Driving In No-Zones Increases Harrisburg Truck Accident Risks
Truck accidents in Harrisburg pose major risks to residents. Considering the massive size and bulk of most big rigs, motorists involved often end up suffering serious, potentially life-threatening personal injuries. Giving truckers plenty of room on local roads and being aware of large blind spots surrounding these vehicles, known as no-zones, can help to… Read More »
Wage Disputes In Harrisburg: How To Get The Money You Are Owed
You work hard for the money you make and depend on your wages to meet monthly bills and provide for yourself and your family. It is a serious problem when an employer fails to pay you the amount you are otherwise entitled to. In addition to state laws that apply in this situation, the… Read More »
Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
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 »
2023 Pennsylvania Maximum Workers Compensation Rate
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 »
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What Causes Truck Accidents In Harrisburg?
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 »
Winter Driving: What To Know About Auto Collisions
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 »
What Truck Drivers Should Know About Workers’ Compensation
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 »