Paula Robinson's Blog for Workers Compensation & Disability

“Hurt On The Job Lawyers” Help You Win

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Hurt on the job, lawyers help you win your compensation claim. On the job injuries are not uncommon. Thousands of skilled and non skilled workers are injured while performing their jobs each year. Many workers fail to report their injuries in fear of retaliation. The workers’ compensation lawyers at Robinson Law LLC can help injured workers get the compensation they are entitled to. Victory is just a telephone call away. Read More

What To Do When You’re Hurt At Work

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If you are injured on the job, there are a few things you should do right away in order to try to ensure the best outcomes for your case. Here are some tips to help you in trying to get the compensation that you rightfully deserve. Read More

When Are Medical Expenses Paid If I Have An Accepted Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Claim?

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Quakertown Workers’ Compensation Attorney 415 W Broad Street Quakertown PA 18951

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sunoco quakertownIt’s critical to remember that if you get hurt on the job from no fault of your own, you could very well be entitled to compensation. If you don’t take action on your behalf, no one else will.

There are many different situations in which you might want to visit a Quakertown workers’ compensation lawyer. Companies often have a lot of liability when it comes to safe working conditions for their employees. Here are a few examples of areas where you might be entitled to compensation if it’s a situation that applies to you. Read More

Can a Motor Vehicle Accident Be Covered Under PA Workers’ Compensation?

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The answer is yes, if the circumstances are right.  If you work in Pennsylvania and your job requires you to drive a vehicle, or you are in your vehicle, and considered to be in the course and scope of your employment at the time that you have a motor vehicle accident, you could receive workers’ compensation benefits. Every case is unique, and it will be decided by the workers compensation carrier, or by a Worker’s Compensation Judge, if denied by the carrier, as to whether the injury resulting from the motor vehicle accident is indeed covered by workers’ compensation insurance.  Read More

5 Helpful Hints To Find A Workers’ Compensation Attorney Allentown PA

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If you’ve sustained an injury at work that has kept you from doing your job and putting food on your family’s table, you may be eligible for workers’ compensation payments. However, the red tape involved for filing these claims can be daunting at the very least. Most successful claimants have relied on the expertise of an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer to help them navigate the legal waters of filing a claim. Following are five tips and tricks designed to help you find the best possible workers’ compensation lawyer. Read More

The Bunkhouse Rule… It’s Not Just For Cowboys

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Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation law is ever evolving. The recent case of O’Rourke v. WCAB (Gartland), No. 1794 C.D. 2012, involved a Claimant (O’Rourke) who was employed by her son, Joshua Gartland (her Employer), to provide attendant care for him at her residence in exchange for an hourly wage through a state funded program. Read More

10 Most Dangerous Jobs In Pennsylvania

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dangerousWe all feel as if work is going to kill us at times, but for people in the following professions, this feeling is quite literal. Some of these jobs may come as a surprise to you. Let’s have a look at the 10 most dangerous jobs in Pennsylvania. Read More

What is concurrent employment? Does it effect my workers’ comp benefits?

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Workers' Compensation - Concurrent EmploymentWhen one suffers a work related injury in Pennsylvania, their compensation rate must be calculated, based on the gross earnings at the time of the injury.  There are various ways to calculate the amount that a person receives per week in benefits, depending on the length of their employment, whether they are a seasonal worker, etc.  What is also taken into account is whether the individual works more than one job.  For workers’ compensation purposes, the term concurrent means “at the time” of injury.  This is according to well established Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court case law, Freeman v. WCAB (C.J. Langenfelder & Son), 527 A.2d 1100 (Pa. Cmwlth. 1987). Read More

10 Tips For Warehouse Accidents Prevention

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warehouseWarehouse accidents happen more often than people think. Many people will find themselves a sufferer of a warehouse accident. However, the majority of the time, these accidents can very well be prevented with taking preventative measures. Read More