Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Workers Compensation/Personal Injury
Most people know where Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, is. It is the fifth largest city in the United States with a population of approximately 1.5 million people. Philadelphia is not only a city, but also a county in the commonwealth. It has the distinction of not only being the largest county in population, but also the smallest in area in the entire state. Both city and county government agencies function as one entity
Philadelphia is a historically rich city with the U.S. National Park service operating Independence Hall, where the Liberty Bell is displayed. It is the place where the Declaration of Independence was signed by the founding fathers on July 4, 1776. The city also once served as the capital of the United States. The Revolutionary War battlefield of Valley Forge is nearby.
Today, there are endless amounts of opportunities when it comes to jobs and industry in the Philadelphia area. Many commuters from Pennsylvania as well as New Jersey and Delaware either ride on the SEPTA transportation system or drive on the regions many expressways to work in Philadelphia. It is the home of many Fortune 500 corporations. It is home to some of the finest hospitals and universities in the country. The sports complex in South Philadelphia is the home of three major sports arenas and four major league teams. The international airport is one of the major hubs in the country and construction cranes continually dot the city landscape and skyline.
Philadelphia is also a port city where ships that cross the Atlantic Ocean make their way north from the Delaware Bay into the Delaware River. They city also employs longshoreman who unload cargo and crates from the ships. Also along the Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers lie oil refineries run by Sun Oil Company.
Risk of injury can come with those many economic opportunities of Philadelphia living. The commute to work on the regions many expressways and railways brings risk of accidents on public transportation trains or private vehicles. How can one provide family support if that if for some reason beyond their control that person is forced to miss valuable work time because of accidents of any variety?
The staff of the Law Offices of Michael J. O’Connor & Associates, LLC can relate to the residents of such a vital part of the metropolitan area. Our firm has over 25 years of experience dealing with injury claims throughout Philadelphia and its suburbs and in eastern Pennsylvania in general. That is why the firm has a local office in the heart of the city on 1515 Market St.
Workers compensation, auto accidents, motorcycle accidents, personal injury and social security disability are just some of our main practice areas to help injured clients and their families. Claims such as this exist to help those who suffered an injury through no fault of their own or been the victim of an accident on the roadways. Benefits can help by providing replacement income, helping pay medical expenses and vocational rehabilitation benefits, such as job placement assistance.
If you believe you have been an injured party for any of the above reasons, we can help. We also provide legal services in other areas of law. Call us toll free at 1-800-518-4LAW for a free consultation, or fill out our contact form to the right and we will contact you as soon as possible. Let us fight for your rights.