When an employee goes to work, there should be little to no fear of a workplace accident occurring. There are federal safety standards that employers must adhere to in order to prevent or minimize the risk of injuries to workers.
Getting into an accident of any kind is a scary experience. In some instances, people involved in a crash are seriously injured - some accidents can be fatal. Whatever the circumstances, the aftermath of an accident can be devastating and far-reaching.
A Pennsylvania teenager is in critical condition after being hit by a car. He was on vacation with some friends and was walking along the side of the road. There were several witnesses to the accident who say that the car hit the teenager and then sped off.
When medical professionals make a mistake or are negligent in care, the consequences can impact a patient for the rest of his or her life. In some instances, patients can no longer take care of themselves and instead must rely on a loved one or medical professional for their everyday needs.
There are many different ways that car accidents can occur. A crash can involve a car and a pedestrian, two cars, or even a car and a truck. And the crash can occur because of a negligent driver, dangerous roads, or even a drunk driver.
When a worker is injured on-the-job, the injury itself is frustrating enough. But workers also have to consider the implications of being unable to work until they have recovered. During that time, the worker may experience some financial challenges due to lost wages and the medical bills.
When the weather is warm, people like to be outside. This is no different for motorcycle enthusiasts who enjoy spending time on their motorcycles on the Pennsylvania roads. But as we've seen in previous posts, drivers of other vehicles sharing the road with bikers sometimes do not see the motorcyclists in the lane next to them.
Some lawmakers propose that raising the age that a person can collect full Social Security benefits saves the government program money and reflects a nation of people who live longer. That may not be true for those with limited incomes or those who may require social security disability benefits.
Over the holiday weekend, travelers likely had a lot on their mind such as spending time with family or figuring out how much food they would need for the weekend. But as many travelers took to the roads, another thing that may have been on their minds was getting to their destinations safely.