Amazon Under Fire for Work Injuries

Amazon has come under recent fire for significant amount of work-related injuries, which may are significant injuries. In Central Pennsylvania, Amazon has a deep footprint, including in Carlisle, Chambersburg, Lewisberry, and Harrisburg. I have represented many Amazon clients over the years, including distribution center workers and more recently delivery drivers. Amazon has gone through hiring spurts all over Central Pennsylvania, […]

Five Common Work Injuries in Central Pennsylvania

We are seeing more common work injuries in our area due to the type of economic growth happening in our area.  Central Pennsylvania has witnessed a boom in warehouse and distribution center development.  You can see the growth along Interstate 81 in Greencastle, Chambersburg, Shippensburg, Newville, and Carlisle.  With that development comes labor intensive jobs and ultimately an increase in […]

Work Injury Lawyer Near Me in Chambersburg and Carlisle areas: Mooney Law

What work injury lawyer is near you in Chambersburg and Carlisle? Answer is simple. Mooney Law! Mooney Law has offices in downtown Chambersburg and Carlisle to make it convenient for our clients in the Chambersburg and Carlisle areas. Live half way between Chambersburg and Carlisle? We have you covered. We also have an office in downtown Shippensburg too. The purpose […]

Mooney Law settles Carlisle slip and fall work injury for $110,000

Mooney Law recently settled a Carlisle workers comp case for $110,000. This injured worker was a truck driver for a motor carrier in Carlisle. Carlisle is a booming area for the trucking industry with numerous motor carrier facilities and and distribution centers. While working, the trucker slipped and fell in inclement weather while climbing out of the truck. The trucker […]

Carlisle injured worker awarded benefits, despite prior shoulder injury

An injured worker in Carlisle was awarded workers compensation benefits despite a prior shoulder injury.  Here are the facts. For the sake of a story, let’s say the injured worker’s name is John.  John came to me a few years ago after injuring his shoulder as a truck driver.  Due to that injury, John underwent two different surgeries and I […]

Forklift accidents can cause serious injuries for warehouse workers in Central Pennsylvania

Forklift accidents can certainly cause serious injuries for people working in warehouses throughout Central Pennsylvania.  Looking up and down Interstate 81 from Greencastle to Chambersburg to Carlisle and north, warehouses and distribution centers blanket the landscape.  They produce jobs, which is a big reason that Central Pennsylvania can boast a low unemployment rate.  The growth of warehousing along Interstate 81 […]

Carlisle man wins workers compensation benefits despite prior injury

Recently, I have done several posts on pre-existing conditions and work injuries.  I’ve done so because pre-existing conditions are a common thread in many workers compensation denials.  However, again, the fact a pre-existing condition exists IS NOT a bar to workers compensation benefits when an injury occurs on the job. I recently won workers compensation benefits for a Carlisle area […]

Warehouse growth expected to continue growing in Chambersburg, Shippensburg, and Carlisle

Growth in warehouse development and subsequent jobs that follow are expected to continue to grow in the Chambersburg, Shippensburg, and Carlisle areas of South Central Pennsylvania, in 2018.   It is kind of obvious given the continued development underway. Looking at Shippensburg, you can see warehouse development currently underway off Interstate 81 Exit 24.  There is expected to be an additional […]

Amazon employee killed in accident at Amazon Warehouse in Carlisle

An Amazon Warehouse employee was killed in a work accident recently. The is the second death at the Middletown/Carlisle facility since 2014.  If you recall, an employee was killed in 2014 in a pallet jack accident. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating a death at an area Amazon facility. Devan Michael Shoemaker, 28, of Millerstown, died Tuesday of […]

Understaffing at Pennsylvania Nursing Homes cause work injuries

We have seen the various reports from time to time on the overall impact of understaffing at Pennsylvania Nursing Homes.  In this report of 18 of Pennsylvania’s most understaffed nursing care facilities, ten of the eighteen are owned and operated by Manor Care, and three of the 18 are right here in the mid-state, in Chambersburg, Carlisle, and New Bloomfield in […]