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Poor driving in bad weather can result in serious injuries

Fall has arrived in Pennsylvania and with it cooler temperatures. Though children have yet to don their costumes and head out for trick-or-treating on Halloween, some residents may be looking ahead to more serious and sinister weather on the horizon. Snow, ice, sleet, and rain are all dangers that Pennsylvanians have to put up with when the winter months come at the end of the year.

Three steps to protecting one's workers' compensation options

Workers' compensation is an important form of support for men and women who get hurt on Pennsylvania jobsites. Through this program, rather than pursuing the sometimes long and drawn out process of litigation as a way to recover damages, workers can seek compensation for their losses from their employers in a more direct and timely way. In order to protect one's rights and options for seeking workers' compensation after a jobsite accident, a worker may wish to undertake three important steps.

Is driving at night more dangerous than during the day?

Think of your evening commute home from work. Chances are that the sun was a whole lot brighter in the summer months than it is now in fall. Over the coming weeks, the sun is going to continue setting earlier than it already is. The earlier sunset can affect everything from your mood to your after-work activities, but did you know it affects your safety on the road?

Outdoor slip-and-fall accident may indicate premises liability

Pennsylvania residents are no strangers to the variable weather that the state can throw at them. During the summer, Butler residents may enjoy warm days and dry conditions, but as fall and winter approach the temperatures can drop and precipitation can pick up. When wet, cold, and slippery conditions develop, outdoor surfaces like stairs, sidewalks, and parking lots can become treacherous for pedestrians to cross.

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