Workers’ Compensation Coverage for Job Travel

In Pennsylvania and other states, workers’ compensation insurance does not pay benefits for any injuries that happen to an employee who is driving to or from work. This rule is known as the going and coming rule, and courts have consistently upheld its legitimacy. Many other circumstances when an employee is traveling, however, do fall […]

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As the Weather Warms Up, Drowning Danger Rises

Many Pennsylvania swimmers may be looking to enjoy the summer months by spending as much time as possible in a swimming pool. These pool lovers should be aware that drowning is a risk to swimmers of all ages and skill levels. While children are more likely to drown than adults, most people who drown each […]

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Compliance Deadline Soon for New OSHA Reporting Rule

Employers in Pennsylvania will soon be required to send work-related injury and illness data to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) electronically. OSHA plans to collect the data and post it for public viewing on its website. The planned public disclosure of workplace safety and health information is an effort to encourage employers to […]

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Garbage Truck Accident Sends 3 Workers to the Hospital

On June 29, a crash involving a garbage truck injured three sanitation workers in Philadelphia. The accident took place in Juniata Park while the truck was traveling down East Hunting Park Avenue at 9:30 a.m. According to police, the driver of the garbage truck crashed while trying to avoid a collision with a compact car. […]

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