Annual research conducted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) revealed that the year 2010 saw about 5,701 construction work injuries through all fields, including construction of residential and non-residential buildings. The BLS also reports that Pennsylvania is one of 28 states that saw an increase in workplace accidents from 2009 to 2010. From year to year, one of the most consistent causes of construction worker injuries and fatalities has been falling from roofs, scaffolding, ladders, or other equipment.
There are many factors that contribute to whether a personal injury case settles after depositions. Generally speaking, a personal injury case can settle at any time during the case based…Read More
Updated August 2020 Clients sometimes have questions about the “wherefore clause” in the complaint of a personal injury case. A complaint is a legal document that the lawyer files with…Read More
Now both veterans and Medicare beneficiaries can view, download, and print their complete medical records. Medical records are accessible through “Blue Button” download features available on mymedicare.gov and myhealthyvet.com.
A vocational expert (VE) is usually called to testify or present a written evaluation at a personal injury hearing because of his or her expertise knowledge in current job market…Read More
“But my doctor wrote me a disability note!” We hear this all the time from clients. As a matter of fact we obtain disability notes from our clients’ doctors. Unfortunately…Read More
An EMG is an electromyography, and it is a procedure that measures the electrical activity produced by the skeletal muscles. Essentially it works by reading the electrical “potential” made by…Read More
At Carpey Law, we have proudly been representing personal injury victims since 1987. Over the past 30 years, we have represented thousands of victims who have obtain compensation for the…Read More
How Many Jurors Decide My Personal Injury Case? This is a very relevant question that many clients ask me. For example, one of my recent clients asked me this as…Read More
For those of you who regularly read The Carpey Chronicle, you know that Stuart is always looking for the next opportunity to give back to the community. In September,…Read More
Tuesday, January 30th marked the start of the 2014 Mock Jury Competition, sponsored by The Pennsylvania Bar Association Young Lawyers Division. One of the largest in the nation, the PBA/YLD…Read More
Recently, the Carpey family participated in the 2015 Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia. The Alzheimer’s Association is a nonprofit organization that strives to: Help…Read More
Why Does Reggie Bush Have a Case? The Reggie Bush case is a classic example of a slip and fall accident with much more serious financial ramifications. Reggie Bush slipped…Read More
The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) was pushed through in Congress partially based on the idea that people would be able to keep their current doctors. In theory, younger and healthier…Read More