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Pennsylvania Governor Proposes Expanding OSHA Workplace Safety Rules

A workers’ comp lawyer in Scranton explains Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf recently proposed a plan to improve working conditions for people statewide, including expanding federal workplace safety rules to apply to more workplaces statewide in an effort to prevent workplace accidents. “I’m taking executive action and calling for legislative action to create safer workplaces, promote...

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Harmed by Social Media: Facebook, Instagram Linked to Teen Mental Health Issues

Hold social media platforms accountable for their actions. Contact our law firm to explore your options. Social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram have been linked to a recent increase in depression and other mental health issues among teenagers, according to researchers and journalists studying this issue, including an in-depth investigation conducted by The Wall...

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Scranton Attorney Todd J. O’Malley receives Belli Society Mel Award

On October 11, 2021, Attorney Todd J. O’Malley, Founder and Senior Partner of O’Malley & Langan Law Offices, was honored with the prestigious Mel Award by the Melvin M. Belli Society. The distinction recognizes an exceptional trial attorney who demonstrates the highest pinnacle of skill and innovation in litigating for clients and makes a significant...

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Employee fired for reporting safety violations at Wilkes-Barre company

NEPA lawyers explain what rights workers have The U.S. Department of Labor recently launched an investigation against a Luzerne County manufacturing company that fired an employee in retaliation for repeatedly requesting safety equipment from the company after sustaining a workplace injury. Sadly, such cases and workplace safety violations happen more often than many people might...

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Amazon warehouses a 'prime' location for work injuries, according to a new report

Working conditions at Amazon warehouses have been a hot-button topic for a while now, but a new study shines a light on just how serious the problem really is. According to researchers from the Strategic Organizing Center (SOC), Amazon warehouse workers have a serious injury rate that's 80% higher than the serious injury rate of...

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OSHA unveils Top 10 most cited violations of 2020

Sometimes it's easy to forget that there are faces and lives behind statistics. That holds true for the numbers that identify the most dangerous situations for our nation’s workers. Our law firm discusses the figures and offers some ways to protect the health and lives of workers. The Top 10 dangers to workers The Occupational...

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Is time a factor in workplace injuries?

When it comes to being injured on the job, time may be more of a risk factor than previously believed. Some hours at work are apparently more dangerous than others. New research out of Oregon State University has discovered a link between the time of day and the likelihood, as well as the severity, of...

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How to get workers' compensation benefits for a job-related neck injury

Neck injuries are relatively common in the workplace. If you suffer from a neck injury, not getting prompt medical care can make your condition worse. Additionally, it can make getting workers' compensation benefits more difficult. A neck injury causes a significant amount of pain and limits your mobility. It also affects your ability to sit,...

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Our law firm has promoted Attorney Kyle D. Stelmack to Partner

O'Malley & Langan Law Offices is proud to announce that we have promoted Attorney Kyle D. Stelmack to Partner. Attorney Stelmack goes above and beyond to help his clients get the compensation they deserve. When handling workers' compensation, Social Security disability and personal injury cases, he makes sure that his clients are treated fairly. “Kyle...

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Office Locations

Scranton

Scranton

201 Franklin Avenue

Scranton, PA 18503

p. 570-344-2667

Pittson

Pittston

9 North Main Street

Pittston, PA 18640

p. 570-883-1321

Towanda

Towanda

213 Main Street

Towanda, PA 18848

p. 570-265-5800