Workers’ Compensation Attorneys

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The Most Dangerous Jobs in the US

USA Today recently released an article that examined the top 25 most dangerous jobs in America. They based their conclusions on the number of workplace accidents and fatalities in each industry reported in 2016. According to the results, the top three industries that have the highest rate of fatal on-site work accidents are logging, fishing,...

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Preventing Near Misses in the Workplace

When companies implement new safety policies and fix issues, it is often the result of some incident that has occurred. New policies are often a reaction to damage that has already been done. However, a proactive approach to workplace safety can prevent these costly incidents from happening in the first place. Preventable accidents are often...

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How Do I File A Workers Comp Claim?

If an employee is injured at work, to establish a claim, the first thing that that injured worker needs to do is notify his or her employer about the injury. That is called notice, and it's required under the law, so every person who's injured on the job has to provide notice to their employer...

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Prominent Scranton Attorney Speaks Out Against Workers’ Comp Changes

SCRANTON, PA (January 31, 2018) – A prominent local attorney is speaking out against proposed changes to the workers’ compensation system currently under consideration in the Pennsylvania General Assembly. The proposed legislation, S.B. 936, would direct the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry to select a nationally recognized prescription drug formulary for treatment of work-related...

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How Long Can A Workers Comp Case Last?

One issue that arises quite frequently by many of our clients is "How long will my workers' compensation case last?" There is really no easy answer for that because every case is different and varies according to the circumstances involved in that particular case. If it's a minor injury and it's accepted, and the worker...

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How Long Does A Workers Comp Settlement Last?

Many people don't realize that in Pennsylvania, workers compensation claims can be settled. The settlement can be in a couple of different forms. There can be a lump sum settlement or there can be something called a structured settlement. The proceeds from the settlement generally are supposed to last as long as you need them...

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How Does Workers Comp Work?

Workers compensation in Pennsylvania is a no-fault system that provides benefits to injured workers who are injured on the job. The system provides wage loss benefits for time missed from work, medical benefits for reasonable, necessary and related medical expenses. As well as some other benefits in certain limited circumstances. When you're injured, the first...

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Office Locations



The O’Malley & Langan Building
201 Franklin Avenue

Scranton, PA 18503

p. 570-344-2667



9 North Main Street

Pittston, PA 18640

p. 570-883-1321



The O’Malley Langan Building
213 Main Street

Towanda, PA 18848

p. 570-265-5800