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How can I Become a Safer Driver?

With so many car accidents occurring on the roadways, keeping safe seems like a challenge. Regardless of what other motorists do, there are actions each individual can take behind the wheel to increase safety. It all starts with intentionality and a desire to create safer roadways. Below are the best ways to promote road safety…. Read More


Does Workers’ Compensation Cover a Bad Reaction to the Coronavirus Vaccine?

Employees may wonder whether a bad reaction to a Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine will be covered by Workers’ Compensation. Typically, employers will work with a health care provider or some other authorized entity to actually administer the vaccine. What makes the issue more complicated is that these vaccines are new, and laws are still developing. Typical… Read More


Can Addressing Mental Health Issues Increase Workplace Safety?

Most people spend a significant amount of time at work, and daily events outside of work can have an impact on someone’s job performance and mental health. The National Safety Council dedicated a portion of its annual networking and trade show to address the problem of how employers should be doing more to handle mental… Read More


Can I Live with a New Partner Before My Divorce is Completed?

Living with another partner before a divorce is finalized is not recommended; however, every situation is different. For those wishing to cohabitate before a divorce is completed, they should reconsider if children are involved, if they share property, or if there is potential alimony. How Could My Children be Affected? A parent who has children… Read More


How can I File for Separation?

Rather than a divorce, many couples choose a separation. By separating, the couple is still legally married and can decide to divorce later. While separated, the couple is usually still connected through financial responsibilities and their children. Some states allow legal separations and handle alimony, child support, child custody, and the division of marital assets…. Read More


The Majority of Car Accidents Happen Close to Home

Dolphin Technologies analyzed 3.22 million car trips between 2018 and 2019 and found that 25 percent of all accidents happened during the first three minutes of driving. Additionally, another 14 percent of collisions happened within the first six minutes. In the United States, studies reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) showed similar… Read More


What are the Best Automotive Safety Technologies for 2021?

With millions of Americans on the road at any given time, the safety of vehicles is extremely important. This is why automotive technology has become a constantly growing industry, adding new features every year. Below are some of the best auto technologies to be aware of this year. Automatic Emergency Braking Quick action and applying… Read More


What Should I Do After I Receive a Denied Workers’ Compensation Claim?

If you have been injured on the job, you could qualify for Workers’ Compensation under Pennsylvania law. Whether it is a work injury from a repetitive task or a more severe injury from an accident, you may file a Workers’ Compensation claim if the injury occurred during or because of your employment. However, denied claims… Read More


OSHA Announces Top COVID-19 Violations for 2020

During the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic, government agencies have been making an effort to reduce the health risks among citizens. One of the most significant sources of infection is the workplace. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued out citations to employers that failed to provide adequate COVID-19 protections to keep employees from exposure. The… Read More


What Happens if I am Injured by an Animal at Work?

Most people do not think about being injured by an animal at work, but there are many workers whose occupations can bring them into contact with animals. Veterinarians and agricultural workers deal with animals every day, while others, like construction workers, maintenance workers, and delivery workers, may come across animals occasionally. An animal can also… Read More


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