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November 29, 2017

OSHA Safety Regulations Regarding Construction Sites

Tens of thousands of severe work-related injuries occur each year in the United States.  While those who manage construction sites and other hazardous places of work ought to abide by the standard of “safety first”, they often practice something closer to what one can only refer to as “safety third”.  We understand the realities of a construction site.  It’s often not “safety first” for those who work and are at risk.  More often, it’s “get the job done fast”, and the company’s primary concern lies in efficiency and cutting costs. This mentality of being concerned with bottom lines and productivity […]
June 17, 2016

Philadelphia Personal Injury Lawyers Highlight New Study on Traumatic Brain Injuries and Minorities

According to a new study recently released by the Kessler Foundation, minorities who suffer from traumatic brain injuries have lower treatment success rates. Traumatic brain injuries can result from catastrophic sports mishaps, motor vehicle accidents, construction accidents and other incidents of negligence including slip and fall accidents. Most traumatic brain injuries require long term treatment. Many traumatic brain injury victims suffer from long term disability and never fully recover total cognitive functioning. The Kessler Foundation study, published in the medical journal Neurorehabilitation, followed long term treatment of traumatic brain injuries in minorities and Caucasians to determine effectiveness rates. This most […]