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Philadelphia Work Accident Law – Where Does Financial Compensation Come From?

Our Philly work injury lawyers discuss how injured workers in Philadelphia get financial compensation via workers' comp claims and lawsuits against other parties. Workers' comp doesn't provide enough in serious injury cases. That's why it's important to evaluate cases for third party liability (non-employer parties).

By |2018-04-12T14:51:04+00:00April 12th, 2018|Workplace Accident Articles|Comments Off on Philadelphia Work Accident Law – Where Does Financial Compensation Come From?

Jeff Laffey Speaks to Philadelphia Elevators Union Local 5 About Workplace Safety March 2018

In March 2018, Philadelphia work accident lawyer Jeff Laffey spoke to the Elevators Union Local 5 in Philadelphia about workplace safety issues. Our Philadelphia work injury lawyers are pro-union and represent injured union workers in work accident lawsuits.

By |2018-03-15T19:13:02+00:00March 15th, 2018|Workplace Accident Articles|Comments Off on Jeff Laffey Speaks to Philadelphia Elevators Union Local 5 About Workplace Safety March 2018

When Can Pennsylvania Injured Workers Sue Employers?

When can an injured worker in Pennsylvania sue their employer for a work accident? In the vast majority of cases, workers' comp claims are the sole remedy, against the employer. Lawsuits against employers for work accidents in PA tend to be rare. However, other non-employer parties can be sued successfully, thus allowing an injured worker to receive financial compensation (over and above workers' comp benefits).

By |2018-03-06T17:37:54+00:00March 6th, 2018|Workplace Accident Articles|Comments Off on When Can Pennsylvania Injured Workers Sue Employers?

Pennsylvania Injured Worker’s Lawsuit for Fall Accident at Work Allowed to Proceed – A Recent Look at the Borrowed Servant Rule

What is the PA borrowed servant rule? When a work injury happens, can an injured worker file a lawsuit? The borrowed servant rule often comes into play. A recent PA court reviews the rule and finds in favor of the injured worker, who sued a contractor at work.

By |2018-02-05T21:13:54+00:00February 5th, 2018|Workplace Accident Articles|Comments Off on Pennsylvania Injured Worker’s Lawsuit for Fall Accident at Work Allowed to Proceed – A Recent Look at the Borrowed Servant Rule

Work Safety & OSHA Violations List 2017 – Fall Protection Tops the List Year After Year

Fall protection violations still top OSHA's top 10 work safety violations. Since 2013, fall protections remain the top issue for construction workers. Falls from roofs, platforms and failure to provide/require personal fall arrest protection gear are critical safety issues.

By |2017-11-21T17:24:53+00:00November 21st, 2017|Workplace Accident Articles|Comments Off on Work Safety & OSHA Violations List 2017 – Fall Protection Tops the List Year After Year

Work Injury Forklift Accidents – Lawsuits & Financial Compensation

Forklift work safety violations are very common, and as a result, hundreds of workers are injured in forklift accidents each year. Workers injured in forklift accidents at work can file injury lawsuits to get compensated for medical bills, lost wages and pain, suffering.

By |2017-11-20T16:24:20+00:00November 20th, 2017|Forklifts, Workplace Accident Articles|Comments Off on Work Injury Forklift Accidents – Lawsuits & Financial Compensation
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