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Hazleton Workers Comp Attorney Speaks Out Against Proposed Changes

HAZLETON, PA (February 5, 2018) – Doctors who treat injured workers in Pennsylvania will face severe restrictions on their ability to do their job if state legislators approve proposed changes to Pennsylvania’s 103-year-old workers’ compensation system, according to Hazleton workplace injury attorney Edward P. McNelis. “This proposal punishes injured workers, plain and simple,” attorney McNelis...

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Hazelton Drivers Face Winter Weather Car Accident Risks

Winter weather car accidents in Hazleton and throughout Pennsylvania will be a common threat for the next few months. As Lancaster Online reported, the year began with school and office closings across the region as drivers throughout the greater Philadelphia area dealt with icy roads and bone-chilling temperatures. Experienced injury attorneys understand that winter weather has...

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Truck Driver Fatigue Puts all Hazleton Road Users in Danger

Trucker fatigue is a problem that poses an out-sized problem for road users. Of course, any driver who is tired will display symptoms similar to alcohol impairment. However, large, heavy trucks have the potential to cause far more damage in a collision than smaller, lighter vehicles. For this reason, truck drivers and trucking companies have...

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Automated Safety Features Can Save the Lives of Pennsylvania Drivers

Traffic fatalities are on the rise across the United States. Despite experiencing a decline in injuries after the economic crash of 2008, Americans have since returned to the road, and traffic fatalities are again on the rise. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration projects that 2016 traffic fatalities are at least eight percent higher than...

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Crackdown on Pennsylvania Distracted Driving May Require New Approach

Distracted driving is an increasingly serious problem in Pennsylvania, where officials are desperate to find effective solutions. The Philadelphia Inquirer reports that while drunk driving arrests fell slightly last year, arrests and citations for driving while distracted have soared 52 percent between 2014 and 2016. Although the numbers are still only a fraction of the...

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