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DeWalt Recalls Nearly 1.4 Million Miter Saws After Lacerations and Injuries

A DeWalt miter saw recall was announced by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) on August 4th after 9 reports of lacerations and other injuries. Nearly 1.4 million miter saws involving models DWS779, DWS780 and DHS790 with date codes 2019 04 through 2022 04 are affected by the recall. According to the Consumer Product Safety […]

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5 Steps to Take if Being Discharged Too Early from a Nursing Home

Older adults who enter a nursing home for skilled nursing and rehabilitation often have a goal to gain back the strength and independence they had prior to their health event. Unfortunately, sometimes a nursing home will try to discharge the resident too early and before they have had enough opportunity to achieve their highest level […]

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How to Win a SEPTA Lawsuit

Any Philadelphia commuter is familiar with the red, white, and blue frame of a speeding SETPA bus. A SEPTA Accident Lawyer Philadelphia PA trusts to litigate these claims is acutely aware of the many serious injuries that occur on SEPTA buses, trains, and trolleys each year. In fact, in a recent report, SEPTA’s safety record […]

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Nursing Home Arbitration Agreement “Unconscionable”

This month the Pennsylvania Superior Court upheld a lower state court’s ruling that an arbitration agreement used by Highland Park Care Center was unenforceable, according to a Philadelphia nursing home injury lawyer. This arbitration agreement is also used in other Grane HealthCare facilities throughout Pennsylvania. This ruling may provide a precedent and make it easier […]

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Which Philadelphia Intersections are the Most Dangerous to Pedestrians?

Philadelphia established “Vision Zero,” a Pedestrian safety action plan in May 2021 according to a Philadelphia pedestrian accident injury lawyer. Walking in Philadelphia can be a challenging and sometimes lethal experience. In fact, a pedestrian is injured in killed in Philadelphia every 6 hours. Sadly, the pedestrian fatality rate per resident in 2018 was higher than […]

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Employer and Employee Responsibilities During a Workers Compensation Claim

A workers compensation lawyer Philadelphia PA trusts to litigate high value claims is frequently asked about rights and responsibilities during a workers compensation claim in Pennsylvania. It’s important that injured workers understand what the breakdown of responsibilities during a workers compensation claim to navigate the process. It’s highly recommended to seek the advice of a […]

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Top 10 OSHA Safety Violations

Safety hazards in the workplace are often the result of lax safety practices, according to workers’ compensation lawyer Philadelphia PA trusts to litigate workplace injury cases. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) monitors trends in safety violations and publishes a list of the top violations annually. Employers who fail to assure workplace safety are […]

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Are Medical Errors Considered Malpractice?

The Philadelphia medical malpractice lawyers at the Wieand Law Firm are frequently asked to explain the difference between a medical error and medical malpractice. Many times, an injury suffered during medical treatment or a failure to aptly diagnoses and treat a condition can be grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit. However, not every error is […]

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Amendment Regarding Venue Authority for Civil Lawsuits Under Review

According to a Philadelphia medical malpractice lawyer, the Pennsylvania House Judiciary Committee is considering an amendment that would provide PA legislature the authority to create statutes to determine the venue of a civil lawsuit. House Bill 2660 was introduced by Rep. Rob Kaufman, R-Franklin. This bill may be an effort to get in front of […]

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