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July 2012 Archives

New Study Reveals Many Police Officers Face Serious Health Concerns

According to a new study, the men and women in uniform fighting crime in the United States are subject to a heightened risk for certain physical and mental health issues. It is critical for police officers in the Philadelphia Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #5 and their family members to be aware of the possible health complications, and the ensuing right to workers' compensation benefits after being diagnosed with illnesses or injuries resulting from their job duties.

Mood disorders often leave sufferers feeling hopeless

The recent news that Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. has taken a leave from his duties as state representative to seek treatment for a mood disorder, has raised many questions. Mood disorders vary in both their severity and the length of time they affect an individual. Some individuals who suffer from mood disorders may find it difficult to function in society and perform work duties. These individuals may qualify for disability benefits.

Those suffering from fibromyalgia turn to marijuana

Individuals who suffer from fibromyalgia often suffer excruciating pain that may prevent them from working or engaging in normal everyday activities. While some fibromyalgia suffers may qualify for social security disability benefits, all must find methods and treatments to cope with the pain they endure.

Small Decline in Frequency of Workers' Comp Claims in 2011

The frequency with which workers' compensation claims were filed in 2011 decreased somewhat, returning to what has been the norm in the industry for over a decade. While the decline was minute, amounting to only a 1 percent decrease, it is notable when compared to the year prior.

Philadelphia's 'Construction Incident Prevention Initiative' Underway

In an effort to decrease the number of fatalities on construction sites in Philadelphia, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration has introduced a new campaign for the summer. The "Construction Incident Prevention Initiative" is aimed at recognizing and removing safety and health risks for construction workers.

Pennsylvanians with bipolar disorder may wait years for diagnosis

Anyone in Philadelphia who has a debilitating illness knows how important governmental disability benefits can be. Whether it is because someone is unable to work because of an illness or because of an injury, Social Security disability insurance benefits are often necessary to pay for everyday living costs. Because they cannot work and disability benefits are so crucial to their survival, people on disability benefits should work with an attorney to ensure that their paperwork is properly filled out before submitting it to the Social Security Administration.

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Attorneys Recognized For Excellence

Our Philadelphia firm and attorneys have received numerous accolades in the area of workers' compensation law. Several of our attorneys have been recognized by their peers and listed in Super Lawyers since 2006. The Super Lawyers process recognizes the top lawyers in their fields in Pennsylvania.

Since 2010, our law firm has been rated as a tier-one law firm for workers' compensation law claimants in Pennsylvania by U.S. News & World Report — Best Law Firms Edition.

Since 2009, Jason Krasno has been selected to the Best Lawyers® "America's Best" series. The Best Lawyers® award is given only to a handful of attorneys throughout the United States each year. Jason was also selected as a top workers' compensation attorney. You can see the articles on Jason in Newsweek's Aug. 23, 2010, edition.

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