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I Got Hurt On The Job, What Are My Rights?

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It is a complete fallacy on your part to assume you will never be hurt on the job. It definitely CAN happen to you. People are human, we do make mistakes, and sometimes, accidents just happen. These mistakes; whether they are made by you…

Lump Sum Settlement Options PA

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In Pennsylvania workers’ compensation cases, there many times is the option of settling your case, whether or not the case has been accepted. Let’s say that you suffer a work related injury, your employer reports it to their workers’ compensation carrier, and your claim…

Tis the Season for Holiday Part Time Work

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Every year, retailers of every kind get busy for the upcoming Christmas season.  With this mad rush to sell as much as possible, the stores and online retailers hire seasonal employees for selling, fulfillment and processing of orders, shipping, and customer support to name a…

Tips to Sit Safely at the Office

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One might assume office jobs are safe with little risk for injury. What most people do not take into consideration is the long periods of time they spend sitting at a desk. Most people do not sit properly at their desk which leads to…

Why Drink More Water On the Job

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The value of water is often underestimated in our daily lives. It can be assumed that the average person does not drink the recommended 8 to 10 glasses of water a day. Drinking the recommended amount of water keeps us going at an optimum…

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…

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…

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

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When 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…

Checklist: Report Work Injuries Immediately When They Happen

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Here it is Monday morning and you are just getting to work. You’re feeling great as you have just had a wonderful weekend and you are ready get your work day started. Your boss tells you to move the pallets on the floor of…