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Common Birth Injuries

Sometimes during the act of birth, a baby is injured. In some cases, the infant’s injury is unavoidable. But some birth-related injuries are stoppable, such as ones that result from a healthcare provider’s negligence. Each year, somewhere around 28,000 infants are born with birth injuries – and data indicates that nearly half of these injuries[…]


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20th Anniversary of the Martha J. Hampton Award

Every year, the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association (PBA) selects a recipient to receive the Martha J. Hampton award. Not only does this year mark the 25th anniversary of the Workers’ Compensation Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association, but it also commemorates the 20th anniversary of the Martha J. Hampton award itself,[…]


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Governor Wolf: $50 Million in Hazard Pay for Front Line Workers

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf recently announced the creation of a statewide program granting $50 million in hazard pay to front line workers employed in life-sustaining industries directly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The two-week application window for the grant saw more than 10,000 applicants, 639 of which became recipients of $50 million in allocated funding[…]


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Workers’ Rights Regarding Personal Protective Equipment

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, workers have the right to safe working conditions. For years, personal protective equipment (PPE) has played a major role in ensuring the safety of workers in construction, manufacturing, and other industries in which job hazards are obvious. With the advent of COVID-19, the use of PPE[…]


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What are the Fatal Four of Construction Accidents?

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has identified four causes of construction accidents that, taken together, account for nearly 60 percent of all construction industry fatalities each year. Collectively known as the Fatal Four, these accidents include the following: Falls Struck-by accidents Electrocutions Caught in/between accidents Each year, up to 600 workers suffer fatal[…]


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A Message to Our Clients About Coronavirus COVID-19:
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A Message to Our Clients About Coronavirus COVID-19:

At Galfand Berger, LLP we view the safety and well-being of our clients, staff, and business partners as our highest priority.

Our offices are now open. Visits are by appointment only. And, per state, municipal and CDC guidelines, all visitors to our firm must wear masks.

We are happy to arrange for phone or video consultations.

Should you have any concerns regarding an upcoming meeting with us, please call our firm at (800) 222-8792.

Thank you and take care.