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Injured worker agrees to $16.3 million settlement

A 47-year-old construction worker who lost his leg while working on a renovation project at a landmark Philadelphia building has recently agreed to settle his lawsuit against four defendants, including the project's general contractor. The workplace accident also left the man confined to a wheelchair with a crushed left foot. He claims that he suffers post-traumatic stress disorder. The man will receive $16.3 million according to the terms of the settlement, which was announced on May 28.

Teenager's severed arm reattached after a workplace accident

There is always something tragic about an on-the-job accident, no matter how minor the injury. It is hard not to feel a sense of injustice whenever people are injured while were working hard to make a living. 

State supreme court upholds workers' compensation decision

There is a growing trend among states to extend workers' compensation claims to include post-traumatic stress disorder brought on by trigger events. Following a November 2013 state supreme court order, workers' compensation benefits were provided for a Pennsylvania State trooper who made a claim for psychological disability after killing a woman who ran in front of his car.

Worker suffers crushing injuries in roof collapse in Bucks County

After a recent roof collapse at a Bucks County construction site, rescuers reportedly toiled for an hour to remove an injured worker from the wreckage. The man suffered crushing injuries, and he was taken by air to Temple University Hospital for treatment.

Worker killed in Bucks County rock-salt collapse

This winter has already been brutal for people throughout Pennsylvania, and many workers in the Philadelphia area have done their part to try to reduce some of the risks faced by motorists trying to navigate slick and snowy roadways.

Husband and wife awarded $2.25 million after PA work accident

In Pennsylvania, if you have been injured in the course of your employment, you are entitled to workers' compensation. Unfortunately, though, sometimes employers try to delay or deny the compensation that an injured worker needs. To ensure that they receive the full measure of compensation for injuries, many workers take legal action and consult with a workers' compensation attorney.

Pro-business judges may be hindering injury claims

A new report is arguing that big business has influenced the legal system to the point it is affecting the likelihood that an injured worker will succeed with filing a suit against an unsafe employer. This may come as alarming news for employees in Pennsylvania, especially those who believe they are at risk for an on-the-job accident. Researchers and experts that worked on the report examined many facets of this issue and found that business organizations have been financing campaigns for judges that tend to rule in favor of corporate defendants in tort claims cases.

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