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February 10th, 2020

COMMON CAUSES OF SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENTS

Slip and fall accidents can take place anywhere and at any time but there are a few common reasons people slip and fall. Often when a person falls, they feel embarrassed and blame themselves. Usually, however, there was a condition on the property that caused the fall. Some common reasons for falls are: Uneven Conditions Uneven conditions exist most frequently where two surfaces meet, like on a sidewalk.  Have you ever walked down the street and seen a hole from a pipe or a crack in a sidewalk where one side is higher than the other. These are common examples of uneven conditions that can cause a slip and fall. Slippery Surfaces Slippery Surfaces are common as a result of snow, ice, rain or when someone drops something in a store that causes the flooring to be wet. Often slippery surfaces are hard to see and cause fast and violent contact with the ground. Obstructions Obstructions occur by tripping or falling over something. Common examples of obstructions are a plug or a cord, a box in an aisle or down a broken stairway. Dark or No Lighting Poor lighting conditions cause falls in parking lots or stairways when you cannot notice an uneven condition, slippery surface or obstruction because the lighting is bad, or no lighting exists. Slip and Fall accidents are serious injuries and

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January 26th, 2017

Workmans Comp by the Numbers

How numbers make a difference in your workers comp claim. Sustaining an on the job injury or illness can cause a hardship for you and your family. Workmans Comp is… + More

January 23rd, 2017

(Video) Victim No More: Fight Against Employment Discrimination Now!

Find relief knowing you’re following the right steps for your employment discrimination case. Every individual possesses the undeniable right to equality – the ability to retain their dignity and hold… + More

January 23rd, 2017

The Dummies’ Guide to Fairness and Treatment of the Worker

Sick and tired of problems from your employer? Learn about your rights. Are you a resident of PA working for a business? Do you have the feeling that your company… + More

January 21st, 2017

Top 4 Mistakes Workers Make After Suffering A Work Related Injury

Injured at work? You’re not alone, learn your rights and responsibilities regarding work related injuries. The Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Act’s definition of work related injury is any injury, medical condition… + More

January 12th, 2017

Why People Hate Lawyers (And What We’re Doing to Change That)!

What do you imagine when you think, “lawyer”? Let’s face it: lawyers have a bad rep. Why do people hate lawyers so much? It’s not hard to guess. We overcharge… + More

January 6th, 2017

Handle Every Philadelphia Workers Compensation Challenges With These Tips

Solve your workers comp challenges today! The holidays may be looking a little rough for you this year. Not only were you injured on the job, but now you’re not… + More

January 4th, 2017

What You Can Do If You’ve Been Denied Workers Comp in PA

Don’t let a workers comp notice of denial stop you. Sustaining an injury or illness on the job can cause quite a disruption in your life. Even more disruptive than… + More

January 3rd, 2017

Then and Now: The Fair Labor Standards Act

Continuing the fight for fair wages! The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 was signed into law by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, after an historic amount of opposition. The FLSA… + More

December 28th, 2016

What Physical Harassment Looked Like in 2016–Would You Know It If You Saw it?

What’s most troubling about bullying is not just its commonness, but the fact that there’s a work culture that accepts it. Bullying follows us straight from school into the workplace.… + More

December 22nd, 2016

Going Beyond How to File a Workers Comp Claim

Don’t be denied the right to your workers compensation! scovering how to file a workers comp claim is the easiest part of workmen’s compensation. According to Pennsylvania’s Workers Compensation Act,… + More

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