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Motor Vehicle Accidents Are A Leading Cause Of Death Among Police Officers

July 20, 2018

At Powell Law, one of our areas of practice revolves around personal injuries, especially those suffered in motor vehicle accidents. Our attorneys, past and present, have represented motor vehicle accident victims for 112 years. Data compiled by the Federal Bureau of Investigation indicates that for many years the number of law enforcement officers killed violently […]

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Motor Vehicle Accidents Are A Leading Cause Of Death Among Fire Fighters

July 18, 2018

Motor vehicle accidents typically require an experienced team of attorneys like those at Powell Law, where we’ve protected the rights of Pennsylvanians for over 112 years. If you have suffered an injury in a motor vehicle accident, consult the experienced personal injury attorneys at Powell Law. Your first consultation is free. Motor vehicle crashes are […]

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Accidents Involving Ambulances Are Not Uncommon

July 16, 2018

The moment that an Emergency Medical Services (EMS) crew arrives at the scene of any type of accident, injured parties and their families feel a sense of relief and hope. In addition to providing immediate, necessary medical care, EMS personnel are entrusted with ensuring the safety of patients while transporting them to a medical care […]

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Can An Employer Modify Workers” Comp Benefits?

July 13, 2018

Under certain circumstances, an employer may reduce or modify an employee’s workers’ compensation benefits. Pennsylvania law allows an employer or insurer to request a modification or suspension of an injured employee’s wage-loss benefits if the employee returns to work, whether this return is to a new workplace or a former place of employment in a […]

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Can An Employer Terminate Workers” Comp Benefits?

July 13, 2018

Employers may request an order terminating an employee’s workers’ compensation benefits if they show that a worker has fully recovered from his work-related injury or that the current disability is unrelated to any work injury. When seeking to terminate benefits, employers may not argue that a work-related injury never occurred if a ruling was made […]

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Why Medical Malpractice Cases Require Experienced Legal Representation

July 10, 2018

Theoretically, anyone can handle their own legal case without a lawyer. Never say never.  Whether it’s a good idea depends on a variety of factors. Some areas of the law of the law are more complicated than others. Anyone assuming the role of legal counsel must have the ability and expertise to analyze the technical […]

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Coping With A Disability

July 5, 2018

The attorneys at Powell Law have represented the disabled in Social Security Disability cases since President Eisenhower first made disability insurance available to Americans in 1956. At Powell Law, we effectively assist clients throughout the entire Social Security Disability claims process. For most people, adjusting to life with a disability can be difficult. The overwhelming […]

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The Importance Of Medical Evidence In Personal Injury Lawsuits

June 28, 2018

The foundation of any personal injury case is the underlying medical evidence. Such evidence typically consists of medical invoices, medical records, and physician’s notes. With the help of experts, both the plaintiff and defendant utilize medical evidence to establish liability and calculate damages. If you or a loved one has suffered a personal injury resulting […]

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About Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Forms

June 27, 2018

After suffering a work-related injury, an injured employee must meet mandatory requirements to be deemed eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. Included in these requirements is the use of certain forms for providing information such as medical reports, as well as applications, authorizations, and agreements for various actions and events. A First Report of Injury (FROI) […]

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