What Are Onsite Injury Prevention Providers?

Onsite Injury Prevention Providers

Employers are looking for new ways to make the workplace safer, and constant improvements are being made, whether through an individual employer or due to OSHA regulations. Many workers know there is an inherent risk to any job and should follow all rules and do their part. Studies show when there is a reduction in…

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David Muncy Named to The Daily Record’s 2022 Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Power List

Plaxen Adler Muncy, PA is proud to announce that partner David A. Muncy has been named to The Daily Record’s 2022 Personal Injury & Medical Malpractice Power List. The Power Lists “showcase the most influential figures in law, higher education, health care, business, financial services and other fields.” The Daily Record’s editorial team created each…

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Can You Claim Workers’ Compensation for a Dog Bite in Maryland?

Workers’ Compensation for a Dog Bite

Workers’ compensation benefits are financial benefits for workers that have been injured in the course of their job duties. Some accidents, like vehicle crashes or incidents involving heavy machinery, occur more than others, but there is one type of injury that is becoming more common: dog bites. Contrary to popular belief, mailmen are not the…

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Can You Seek Workers’ Compensation for PTSD?

Workers Compensation PTSD

Many workers assume that workplace injuries only refer to the physical injuries that happen at the workplace. They may not think to pursue workers’ compensation benefits for the mental health disorders that they have developed from workplace accidents. Think of the many occupations where workers have suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder, for example like retail…

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Does Homeowners’ Insurance Cover Dog Attacks?

Homeowners insurance dog bite

People often think there won’t be any insurance coverage available if they’re attacked by a dog, but typically that isn’t the case. Homeowners’ and renters’ insurance will cover a dog attack, even if it didn’t occur right in the home or the rented property. If you’re injured or attacked by another person’s dog, homeowners’ generally…

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Can Volunteering Affect Your Disability Benefits?

Can Volunteering Affect Your Disability Benefits

If you receive Social Security disability benefits but still want to volunteer, you are not alone. Volunteering is an activity that brings purpose to many people’s lives. A study by the National Institute on Disability, Independent Living, and Rehabilitation Research reported that people who volunteer are happier, have higher self-esteem, and create stronger social networks…

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What Are the Most Expensive Workplace Accidents?

Expensive Workplace Accidents

When people think of workplace accidents, they often think of life-threatening scenarios. But most worksite incidents are not fatal, though they can lead to long-term pain, require extensive medical treatments, or disable a worker for any amount of time. Some workers can collect workers’ compensation, and others may be forced to use sick days or…

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What Are the Most Common Workplace Accidents?

Common Workplace Accidents

Regardless of whether you work in an office setting or a construction site, you are capable of suffering from a workplace accident. They can cause a significant amount of pain and stress for the employee, and can increase the work other employees must do, which in turn increases the risk of a worksite injury. Some…

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What Types of Injuries Should I Report to OSHA?

When to report an injury to OSHA

When the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) was created as a result of the Occupational Safety and Health Act, there was one goal in mind: to set and enforce standards for safe and healthy working conditions in all workplaces, for all workers. Since its creation, OSHA has imposed mandatory standards for employers to help…

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