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Lawrence R. Chaban Named One of Pittsburgh’s Finest 2017
October 20, 2017
We are proud to announce that Lawrence R. Chaban of AlpernSchubert P.C. has been recognized as one of Pittsburgh City Paper’s “Pittsburgh’s Finest 2017” for his achievements in the fields of Workers’ Compensation, Social Security disability and short and long-term disability claims. The Pittsburgh City Paper’s Profile Series features businesses and professionals in the...Read More >>
Safe Halloween Decorating
October 19, 2017
With Halloween right around the corner, thousands of children across the state will be donning elaborate costumes and running from door to door in their town, hoping to gather up some sweet treats. In Pittsburgh, late October means shorter days and colder weather, putting children and adults alike at risk of becoming the unwitting...Read More >>
Permanent Headlight Usage Linked to Fewer Accidents
October 18, 2017
Many studies, both national and international, have shown that the use of daytime running headlights reduces the risk of being in a car accident. Motorists and pedestrians can better see vehicles with headlights than vehicles without headlights even during the daytime. Despite the evident benefits of permanent headlight usage, there is a debate regarding...Read More >>
Non-Compete Clauses Clash with U.S. Labor Laws
October 2, 2017
Employment contracts for executives and other top management positions typically contain non-compete clauses prohibiting the person from working for a competing firm within a specified time frame after leaving their position. This is to prevent people with valuable company knowledge from leaving and taking trade secrets with them to industrial rivals. The number of...Read More >>
Conveyer Belt Accidents
September 21, 2017
Many types of industries from construction to airlines use conveyor belts to move products and materials in the work environment. Considering the many moving parts and the machinery required to keep conveyor belts working, there is a high level of risk of injury for workers using them. Conveyor belts were responsible for approximately 35...Read More >>
Brain Injuries Caused by Car Accidents
September 13, 2017
Car accidents are one of the leading causes of brain injuries in the U.S. However, many victims do not realize that they have suffered brain trauma after an accident. This could potentially make the situation more dangerous for victims. A brain injury can even be overlooked in an emergency room. This results in an...Read More >>
How to File for Workers’ Compensation Benefits in PA
September 5, 2017
Workers’ Compensation insurance is obligatory for all employers in Pennsylvania, even companies that have only one part-time employee. If you are injured on the job in Pennsylvania, Workers’ Compensation will likely cover your medical expenses, as well as pay a portion of your lost wages. Below are the procedures you need to take in...Read More >>