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  • Category: Workers’ Compensation

    National Ladder Safety Month

    People have ladders in nearly every home and workplace across the country. This March is National Ladder Safety Month, an event that promotes ladder safety and aims to prevent avoidable injuries and deaths. More than 160,000 individuals are injured and thousands more die from ladder-related injuries they sustain each year. Not only are falls from[…]

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    Why You Should Refer Your Personal Injury Case to Galfand Berger

    For over  75 years, Galfand Berger has helped people hurt because of automobile accidents, defective products, unsafe equipment and machinery, workplace and construction accidents, Workers’ Compensation claims, medical malpractice and any other serious personal injuries or accidents. Clients may come to your office with a potential personal injury (PI) case.  If you’re a lawyer, and this is outside your practice[…]

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    Reports Reveal New Injury and Fatality Data

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there was a 5.7% increase in workplace fatalities from 2021 to 2022. Although other reports have highlighted some positive workplace safety trends, like a significant downturn in work-related amputations that same calendar year, the BLS’ most up-to-date data indicates some highly problematic developments in the face of[…]

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    What Are the Most Common Workplace Injuries in Pennsylvania?

    Thousands of Pennsylvania workers get hurt on the job every year. Workplace injuries can be devastating for employees, leaving them with massive medical bills and time missed from work. While some industries have a higher rate of accidents than others, injuries can happen in any workplace in Pennsylvania. If you or a loved one suffered[…]

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    Pennsylvania Court Rules CBD Oil Covered Under Workers’ Compensation Act

    A Pennsylvania appeals court decided cannabidiol (CBD) oil meets the requirements as a supply item for employer reimbursement under the Workers’ Compensation Act. The case involved an injured workers’ compensation attorney whose doctor prescribed him CBD oil after he sustained a significant work-related back injury. The Court’s ruling last month reversed the Workers’ Compensation appeal[…]

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