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Seek payment for your workplace accident-related medical expenses

Most Pennsylvania residents likely understand how expensive medical treatment can be. Between medical exams, tests, hospital bills and other costs, people can rack up huge bills in a matter of days. In some cases, a hospital stay can be enough to bankrupt a family. Even families with health insurance often see huge bills from premiums and uncovered expenses.

Do smaller Pennsylvania trucks have to meet safety standards?

Pennsylvania drivers share the roadways with trucks every day. These trucks are generally busy hauling consumer goods and raw materials to and from the state. Truck drivers are under immense pressure to get this job done quickly and for as little money as possible. This often creates a volatile situation where drivers are overtired, overworked and more willing to cut safety corners. Truck accidents are frequent and deadly in these circumstances.

The dangers of heat stress

Pennsylvania workers face a variety of different hazards every day. Depending on people's specific job, the dangers might look different. No matter what the danger is, however, they often have the potential to cause serious and life-threatening injuries in the event of an accident.

Incident in Pennsylvania mine injures 3

Traditionally mining of any kind has been seen as a dangerous occupation. A number of serious accidents can happen in a mine that lead to serious or fatal injuries. Additionally, in some cases mines can cause serious occupational disease or permanent long term illness. In order to reduce the risk of these workplace injuries, mines have strict safety rules that must be respected. However, even in the safest of conditions, serious injuries can occur.

Commonwealth v. Candice Steinbacher – Motion for Judgement Acquittal Granted

Motion for Judgment of Acquittal for a Driving Under the Influence (DUI) prosecution was granted by Lycoming County President Judge Nancy L. Butts, after Attorney Kyle Rude argues that the Commonwealth could not prove Ms. Steinbacher was in actual physical control of a motor vehicle. Ms. Steinbacher was arrested after Williamsport City Police believed she switched seats with her boyfriend in order to avoid an arrest for DUI.

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