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October 2012 Archives

SSDI process can be improved through use of EHRs

Individuals who are permanently disabled and in need of social security disability benefits often are stressed and dismayed by the lengthy claims approval or denial process. Whether an individual is disabled due to an injury, illness or disease; the fact that they are medically disabled and not able to work means they likely have little to no income.

What are the symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Many people likely think of construction zones and industrial plants as the most common places for workers to get injured. But while office workers are at lower risk of suffering a brain injury or an amputation, tasks like typing, dialing a phone and other things people do all the time in an office do leave them vulnerable to repetitive motion injuries.

Explosion at brewery injures 2 workers

An explosion at a Pennsylvania brewery on Oct. 18 injured two workers and could have caused asbestos to enter the air. Fortunately, the immediate injuries were minor, but though firefighters said the atmosphere where the explosion happened was clean, it is always concerning to hear of the possibility of workers being exposed to asbestos.

Application process for disability benefits often complex

As thousands of American troops return home from tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, many are discovering their lives will never be the same. Plagued by physical, mental and emotional injuries that have left them permanently disabled, applications for disability benefits are at an all time high.

Collapse at college construction site kills at least 2 workers

A parking garage that was under construction at a college in another state collapsed with little warning on Oct. 10, killing at least two workers. A third construction worker was still missing as of the next day and rescue crews were searching for him, though they were not optimistic about finding him alive.

Living and coping with lupus

Upon hearing someone has lupus, many of us don't know what that really means. Categorized as a chronic autoimmune disease in which an individual's immune system attacks their organs and tissues, those diagnosed with often lupus suffer a variety of adverse signs and symptoms.

Application process for SSDI requires careful preparation

As we discussed in our previous post, people in Philadelphia who receive Social Security disability insurance do so because they are disabled, either mentally or physically, and are unable to work. There have been claims recently that some individuals who receive Social Security disability benefits are abusing the system, but the truth is that these people are vetted by a rigorous application system and have real disabilities.

Hotel Room Cleaners Face Risk of Injury and Illness on the Job

While many occupations carry the risk of illness or injury, some fields are more labor-intensive than others, and, therefore, may require additional precautionary measures to ensure the safety of the workers. Hotel employees, and particularly room cleaners, are among that group of workers.

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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.

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