July 10, 2020
There are hundreds of thousands of people working for commercial airlines across the United States in all different capacities. It is not surprising that Workers’ Compensation claims within the aviation industry are common.
Heavy equipment and machinery accidents injure or fatally kill thousands of workers annually, despite employers’ best safety practices. Federal, state and industry guidelines are established to prevent these types of work injuries.
Construction workers face some of the most dangerous working conditions that can result in serious and sometimes even fatal injuries.
The Pennsylvania’s Workers’ Compensation Act was passed nearly 100 years ago to ensure prompt payment of medical expenses and lost wages to workers injured on the job, and to provide death benefits to families of employees killed at work.
A workplace accident can result in neurological injuries or traumatic brain injuries that leave victims with permanent, irreversible damage that hinders their ability to function normally.
When people think of work-related injuries or illnesses, they tend to think about heavy and laborious industries such as construction sites, manufacturing plants and factories.
It is common for workers to suffer elbow injuries in the course of employment, either through a traumatic event or repetitive use.
Forklift operators in the construction industry are at risk for incurring serious workplace injuries. Each year, an estimated 95,000 employees are injured while operating powered industrial trucks.
Accidents at work can result in severe sprain and strain injuries. Sprains and strains are caused by a sudden twist, a blow to the body, or the awkward movement of a joint. These injuries involve stretching and tearing ligaments that support joints.
Workplace injuries that result in scars or other disfigurements can be devastating to workers and their families. Loss of limbs, burns, scalds, lacerations and other skin injuries are examples of disfiguring injuries.
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