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Combatting compassion fatigue

You likely decided to become a health care professional because you wanted to help others in need. Your motivation is noble, but the work you do to help others can take a toll on your health. You may experience physical symptoms, such as exhaustion, and emotional...

The most common accidents in warehouses

Working in a Pennsylvania warehouse can leave an employee at risk for a variety of accidents. These accidents can cause serious injuries and even death in an employee. Taking a few steps can help prevent these most common accidents. MSDS Online lists the top four...

Can you lose a limb due to a crush injury?

When residents in Pennsylvania get into a severe car crash, you may be faced with injuries you don't expect. For example, crush injuries can lead to severe other effects. A severe crush injury may even lead to an amputation being necessary. According to Medline Plus,...

Is your employer taking steps to protect you from an injury?

Recently at work, one of your coworkers suffered a workplace injury. Your Pennsylvania employer has workers’ compensation, but your understanding of how the incident occurred led you to believe the accident did not have to happen in the first place. Is your employer...

When do you need to stop for a school bus?

Every year when school starts after summer break, the news reports always include stories of drivers who fail to stop for school buses that are loading and unloading children. In some cases, the story is about a near miss where a child almost was hit or an accident...

Diagnosing and treating a sprain

Whether on the job or when engaging in some other kind of strenuous physical activity, a sprain is one of the more painful injuries that a Pennsylvanian can go through. Unlike a broken bone, a sprain is the tearing of the ligament that connects bones together at their...

Traumatic brain injuries can cause long-term damage

Traumatic brain injuries occur at an alarming rate in the United States. According to Brainline.org, traumatic brain injuries affect 2.8 million Americans each year. Approximately 50,000 of those cases are fatal, while another 282,000 people require hospitalization...

What type of compensation can you ask for in a work related accident?

A work-related accident can occur in any profession or industry. While common in jobs that involve hard labor, they can also occur in the medical field and in office work. The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act allows workers to receive compensation for medical...

Why do construction workers suffer so many TBIs?

As a Pennsylvania construction worker, you often likely must perform your work while on a roof, scaffolding or tall ladder. This naturally puts you at risk for falling, and this, in turn, puts you at risk for sustaining a traumatic brain injury. The Mayo Clinic...

What is negligence?

If you feel that you have grounds to file a personal injury lawsuit against someone in Pennsylvania, then you will need to prove negligence. This is at the heart of every personal injury lawsuit because it is one the of elements you have to prove to show that the...