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Can Tinted Windows Cause a Car Accident?

Tinted windows are popular for various reasons. Many drivers believe that tinted windows improve the look of their vehicles. Other motorists have more practical reasons, like reducing glare or eyestrain. However, there are far more serious issues to consider before adding after-market tinting to a vehicle’s windows. The most important of which is that tinted… Read More


What Happens to Debt in a Divorce?

Pennsylvania is an equitable distribution state, which means that assets are divided fairly for both parties in a divorce. It is important to note that the division is not necessarily even. Owing to this, many divorcing couples may wonder how marital debt will be handled. Much of this depends on whose name is on each… Read More


How Do I Handle Delayed Car Accident Injuries?

Getting into a car accident can be a small inconvenience in the day, but even a minor collision can cause injuries and costly medical expenses. Not all car accident injuries appear right away. Many times, when someone is involved in a crash, they just want to get home as quickly as possible. Their adrenaline is… Read More


Why is an Emergency Exit Route Plan Important to Have in the Workplace?

No workplace is completely safe from disaster, emergencies can happen at any time. Whether it is a fire, workplace violence, natural disaster, or any other unexpected emergency, there must be a plan in place, and workers must know the emergency route and how to get out safety. An exit route is defined as a continuous… Read More


What are Common Car Accident Injuries Among Children?

A child suffering from a serious car accident injury can be an overwhelming experience for the parents, the child, as well as the entire family. Even with significant improvements of vehicle safety, there is still the chance that a car accident can lead to a debilitating injury. Any trauma to a child, whether physical or… Read More


Is Fatigue a Safety Hazard at Work?

Everyone has been tired at work at some point. Fatigue occurs whenever a person is sleep deprived and needs rest. The National Safety Council (NSC), a non-profit safety advocacy organization focused on eliminating leading causes of preventable death, has found that over 43 percent of workers are sleep deprived. Symptoms of fatigue can include feeling… Read More


Should I Hire a Lawyer After a Minor Collision?

People involved in minor car accidents often wonder if they should consult a lawyer. In most cases, it is wise to consult a lawyer after a minor collision. Many car accident lawyers do not charge for an initial consultation. They will look at all the facts in the case and determine whether their services could… Read More


What is Amazon’s New Plan to Cut Worker Injuries?

Amazon has received a lot of press regarding allegedly unfair, unsafe working conditions and practices, mainly at their fulfillment centers. Workers’ Compensation statistics from the online retailer may back up employees’ concerns. Amazon’s injury rate in 2019 was 5.6 per 100 workers. This is disconcerting, particularly since Amazon continues to increase its workforce due to… Read More


Who Pays for Summer Camp When Parents are Divorced?

With warmer weather comes more outside activities, and school-age children are likely excited to go to summer camp once school is out. Although children are looking forward to summer camp, parents may have hesitations, especially if they have gone through a divorce. The costs of summer camp can be expensive, even more so if children… Read More


What Industries Have the Highest Rates of Workplace Injuries?

Each year, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) collects mandated reports of workplace injuries and illnesses. They analyze the results that can be used to evaluate programmatic efficiency in reducing workplace illnesses and injuries.  The statistics include an incidence rate, which is the number of injuries per 100 employees. These rates are reported by… Read More


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