Year: 2011

On Tuesday, October 25, 2011, two workers were injured at McConway & Torley, a Pittsburgh rail car parts factory. The injuries occurred due to an industrial furnace blast. If you have a question about workers’ compensation in Pennsylvania, call us at (877) 291-9675 for a no obligation, free consultation.

A 30 year old ISA employee was killed on Monday, October 24, 2011, when he was crushed between two truck containers. Three containers were being prepared to place on railroad cars, when an operator bumped one of the containers, pinning the employee between the other two. ISA is a contractor for…

On October 6, 2011, a natural gas well explosion in Wyalusing, PA, Terry Township, injured a contractor. The injured worker was flown to Robert Packer Hospital, but his injuries are not life threatening. If you have a question about workers’ compensation in Pennsylvania, call us at (877) 291-9675 for a no…

On August 31, 2011, a steel worker for Edgar Thomson in Braddock, Allegheny County, PA, suffered burns to the back when he fell into a vat. The injured worker is being treated at UPMC Mercy Hospital. If you have a question about workers’ compensation in Pennsylvania, call us at (877)…

Two workers were injured on August 29, 2011, when a structure at a building under construction partially collapsed. The employees were employed by Arnold Building, and suffered a head injury and back injury. If you have a question about workers’ compensation in Pennsylvania, call us at (877) 291-9675 for a…

Employees who were injured at work before August 31, 1993 receive a minimum of $90.00 a week in workers’ compensation benefits. Beginning January 1, 2007, these injured workers are entitled to an increase in their minimum weekly compensation rate, to $100.00 a week. (House Bill 2738, Session of 2006). If you are…

C&S Wholesale Grocers, Inc. in West Hanover Township, Harrisburg, PA has laid off 260 workers. The warehouse at 100 Quality Circle has closed. Employees who suffered a work injury, are currently working with medical restrictions and are laid off may be entitled to a reinstatement of workers’ compensation benefits. Your receipt…

On July 29, 2011, two Somerset prison officers were injured when they were assaulted by an inmate during a recreational session. The injured workers are employed at Somerset Correctional Institution. Both officers were taken to the hospital for treatment of head injuries. The Somerset County District Attorney’s Office is investigating…