Workers' compensation is a vital guarantee for employees that any injury they suffer on the job. This is especially important for people with high-risk professions, such as construction workers and emergency service personnel. Thousands of Pennsylvanians require workers' compensation benefits every year, and this can be costly to employers and the state.
When you don't get enough sleep, it can affect the health of your brain and everything you do. Being tired can make it harder for you to make good decisions or react quickly when the situation requires an immediate response. If you have ever wound up behind the wheel of a car while feeling exhausted, you likely know how difficult it can be to drive safely and stay awake when you feel tired.
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) can be a life-changing event. TBIs are caused by head injuries that are severe enough to disrupt the way your brain normally functions. TBIs range from mild concussions to extended periods of unconsciousness that can cause memory loss or even death.
Getting a driver’s license is a rite of passage for American teenagers. Though, it is one which often comes with conflicting feelings from parents. For as much as you might want to support your teen’s ability to drive, you also probably worry about their safety on the road.
If you live long enough, it is almost inevitable someone else will accidentally hurt you. In some cases, this is simply an experience that may be worth more than it costs. In others, that may have to be taken literally, as the only way to recover from injuries caused by someone else is to collect financial damages.
May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, and it’s the perfect time for a refresher on how to hit the road safely as you dust off your bike for the summer. The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have compiled lists of motorcycle safety tips in recognition of the event.
Most people who are involved in car accidents in Pennsylvania survive to be more careful on the roads. This is often because the Keystone State has highly modernized emergency response services to manage accidents and the injuries they cause.