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Cherry Hill Workers’ Compensation Lawyers at Pietras Saracino Smith & Meeks, LLP, Help Injured Employees Who Are Denied Their Benefits.

What Should Workers Know about Heavy Lifting Injuries on the Job?

Even the strongest people can injure their backs when lifting heavy items, whether it be at work, home, or play. That painful twinge can be feel shocking when it happens and can be indicative of a minor strain, a very serious injury, or something in between. The Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported that overexertion… Read More »

Cherry Hill Workers’ Compensation Lawyers at Pietras Saracino Smith & Meeks, LLP, Understand the Problems Associated with Shift Work Disorder.

What Should I Know about Shift Work Disorder?

Our internal clocks are designed to keep us awake during daylight hours and asleep at night, but many jobs require workers to adjust their bodies to the opposite kinds of schedules. People who work as nurses, doctors, at 24-hour grocery stores, truck drivers, night shifts at construction sites, and other kinds of jobs with odd… Read More »

Cherry Hill Workers’ Compensation Lawyers at Pietras Saracino Smith & Meeks, LLP, Help Injured or Sick Workers.

How Can Workers Stay Safe Outdoors in Winter?

The wintertime weather can get very cold in the Mid-Atlantic states and Northeastern United States. Lows routinely dip below freezing and commonly dip down into the teens or worse. Also, snowfall could become heavy at times. The human body reacts differently to cold work conditions than it does to warm work conditions. Pulled muscles, strained… Read More »

Cherry Hill Workers’ Compensation Lawyers at Pietras Saracino Smith & Meeks, LLP, Are Experienced with All Types of Workers’ Compensation Claims.

What Are the Industries with the Most Work Injuries?

Workplace injuries are certainly devastating to workers and their families, but these unfortunate incidents also negatively impact employers and impact our economy. They contribute to the rising costs of health care and health insurance in this country, not to mention lost workdays and productivity. You are correct if you think that some of the most… Read More »

musculoskeletal

What Should I Know about Musculoskeletal Disorders at Work?  

The thought of work-related injuries can make you imagine pictures of falling off a scaffold or a heavy package falling from a high shelf and hitting a worker on the head, but some of the most common kinds develop over time. The category of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) accounts for close to 30 percent of all… Read More »

Workplace mental health

Why Is Mental Health Key to Workplace Safety?

The issue of mental health has come to the forefront in light of the pandemic, and many experts are concerned about its relationship with workplace incidents and accidents. A recent National Safety Council Safety Congress & Expo event focused on this topic, and it was pointed out when employees are suffering, their employers can be… Read More »