What Is the Penalty for Elder Abuse in Pennsylvania?

Posted on May 8, 2024
As our elderly loved ones age and begin to depend on others for care, they also become vulnerable to abuse. Just when we hope our aging family members will be treated with compassion and respect for their dignity, they sometimes fall prey to physical, emotional, and financial abuse. Some elderly nursing home residents even...
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What Are the Top Three OSHA-Cited Ladder Violations?

Posted on May 8, 2024
Ladders are a workplace staple for jobs in many industries, including construction, warehouse work, painting, landscaping, and many more. In high-risk industries such as construction, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) officials sometimes make surprise inspections, checking for violations of safety standards that could put employees at risk. Surprisingly, ladder violations rank third...
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The Most Common Injuries Sustained During Travel and Transportation

Posted on May 8, 2024
Running through an airport to make your boarding time after a TSA line delay, navigating an airport escalator while dragging a wheeled suitcase, boarding trains, catching rideshares, and navigating unfamiliar hotel halls—while we include none of this in our vacation social media posts—it’s all a part of the travel experience. Unfortunately, even the most...
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How to Document a Case of Elder Abuse

Posted on May 8, 2024
It’s devastating to family members when they find out that a beloved elderly loved one suffered abuse at the hands of caregivers, either at home, in an assisted living facility, or in a nursing home. Elder abuse is most common in nursing homes, where chronic understaffing leads to stressed and overworked caregivers. Elder abuse...
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How Does OSHA Enforce Its Standards In Philadelphia?

Posted on May 8, 2024
The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSHACT, Public Law 91-596), enacted by Congress, protects employees from dangerous safety hazards in the workplace by ensuring that employers comply with regulations that set standards for safety. OSHA’s standards and enforcement measures have reduced the rate of occupational injuries in the United States by 40%...
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Why Is It Important To Know Your Rights After An Injury In Philadelphia?

Posted on March 14, 2024
Suffering a personal injury can be a life-altering experience, and understanding your rights under Pennsylvania law is crucial to navigating the claims process.  Timely Action: The Statute of Limitations One of the primary reasons to be aware of your personal injury rights in Philadelphia is the statute of limitations. The state imposes a strict...
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