Entries by as-BIynMomH

Hotel Negligence

Unfortunately, hotel accidents are all too common, especially in a large city like Philadelphia. For example, earlier this month, a woman who was seriously injured after falling near a pool at the Marriott Residence Inn in Philadelphia decided to sue the hotel for negligence. Specifically, two years ago, Catherine Gardner’s foot dropped into a deep […]

What Is A Notice of Ability to Return to Work?

Receiving a Notice of Ability to Return to Work can be very jarring for someone who was injured on the job and has filed a workers’ compensation claim. Effectively, this is written notice, as sent by your employer and its insurance carrier, that you have been cleared for work (medically speaking.) This notice often follows […]

Stress, Mental Injuries, and Workers’ Compensation

Many studies and surveys have confirmed that work-related pressures are the leading source of stress for the American population, and they are on the rise. At least one-fourth of all employees view their jobs as the primary stressor in their lives, and issues at work are more strongly associated with health complaints even more so […]

Collapsed Bridge in Pennsylvania Reveals Workers Comp Challenges

On June 18, part of a 103-year-old bridge being rebuilt in Pennsylvania collapsed, injuring three workers—one in an excavator and two walking along the bridge. Paul Roman, president of Francis J. Palo Inc., the contractor on the project, said that the injured did not work for the company, but were rather employees of a subcontractor. […]