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What is a Modification of Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

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Understanding a Modification of Workers’ Comp Benefits A Modification of Workers’ Compensation Benefits is when the Workers’ Compensation Carrier will modify or adjust your wage loss benefits based on your ability to return to work based on an offer of return to work, usually…

What is a Workers’ Compensation Claim Denial?

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What is a Workers’ Compensation Claim Denial? Have you received a Denial of your workers’ compensation claim? After you suffer a work injury, you as the injured worker are required to give “Notice” to your employer of your injury as soon as possible but…

What is a Vocational Interview?

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WHAT IS A VOCATIONAL INTERVIEW? HOW CAN IT AFFECT YOUR WORKERS’ COMPENSATION BENEFITS? Did you know… If you have an open workers’ compensation claim, and are receiving wage loss benefits, your employer’s workers’ compensation carrier can and will try to reduce or stop your…

Warehouse Pickers Can Become Injured in a Demanding E-Commerce Market

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Today’s e-commerce driven market has created many job opportunities for warehouse pickers. Given the nature of this job, there are various workplace injuries that can occur – some more obvious than others.  For order pickers at large e-commerce warehousing facilities, lifting heavy packages and objects…

What is a Suspension of Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

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Understanding a Suspension of Workers’ Comp Benefits A Suspension of Workers’ Compensation Benefits is when the Workers’ Compensation Carrier tries to stop your wage loss benefits but not your medical benefits alleging that you are able to return to work in some capacity, whether it…

What is a Termination of Worker’s Compensation Benefits?

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Termination of Worker’s Comp Benefits The first sign that your workers’ compensation wage loss benefits may be in jeopardy is when you receive in the mail a notice for you to attend an Independent Medical Examination (IME). This is a quick one-time examination by…

What is an IME (Independent Medical Evaluation)?

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What is an IME? An Independent Medical Evaluation, also known as an IME, is scheduled by the Workers’ Compensation Carrier to evaluate the injured workers’ current medical status.  This medical exam is performed by a doctor, relevant to your injury, selected by the insurance…

What is a Notice of Compensation Payable (NCP)?

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What is a notice of compensation payable? Once an employer sends the Workers’ Compensation Carrier notice of your work injury they have 21 days to respond in the form of a Denial or Notice of Compensation Payable. The notice should come in the form…

At What Point Is It Necessary To Hire A Workers’ Compensation Lawyer?

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The timing of hiring a workers’ compensation lawyer can happen at any time….in most cases sooner is better.  After your work injury has occurred and you give timely “Notice” to your employer of the same, many different scenarios can take place.  Your work injury…

PTSD and Workers’ Compensation in PA

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Post-traumatic stress disorder or PTSD is a mental health condition that may occur at any point of time after you have witnessed or experienced a significantly traumatic event. PTSD in the workplace is more common than one might think, especially if a work injury…