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Added Benefits to Serving as a Volunteer

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The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act is geared to be, for the most part, charitable and caring to the injured worker.  A perfect example of this is the section of the Act dealing with volunteer workers.  In Pennsylvania, volunteer emergency workers, including volunteer fire departments,…

Ethics of Claiming Income & Working Legally

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If you follow our blog you may have seen the blog about bartenders and jobs that rely on tips for income. No only is it illegal to not report your tip earning, but you also run the risk of insufficient wage loss benefits in…

Which Court do I go through for my Workers’ Comp Claim?

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According to the PA Workers’ Compensation Act and Regulations, and Statutes, an employee is not permitted to sue his or her employer.  Filing a workers’ compensation claim is the way to pursue a claim against the employer for a work-related injury.  There is, however,…

Do I Get A Workers’ Compensation Settlement in PA?

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If you have suffered a work injury and your claim has been accepted or even denied, there is a typically a chance that your workers’ compensation case can indeed settle for a lump sum amount.  Let’s look at an example if your workers’ compensation…

How Long Can You Receive Workers’ Compensation Benefits in PA?

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<p>If you suffer a work injury in Pennsylvania, and your claim is totally accepted, with you receiving both wage loss and medical benefits or a Workers’ Compensation Judge awards you wage loss benefits, as well as medical benefits, how long can you receive them?…

The Value of Taking Time Off This Summer

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Whether you take a vacation or a short personal day – taking time off from work is a must! As a resident of Pennsylvania we experience four seasons a year and when the summer months roll around we know it is time to take…

What if I refuse medical treatment or miss a IME evaluation?

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What Happens If I Refuse Medical Treatment or Do Not Attend an Independent Medical Evaluation While on Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation A workers’ compensation attorney can be highly beneficial if you are an injured employee.  It can be very difficult to understand the laws that…

Can My Benefits be Reduced or Stopped After My Workers’ Compensation Claim is Accepted?

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Pennsylvania workers’ compensation laws protect both employees and employers in case of a work related accident or disease. These benefits include wage loss and medical benefits for the injured worker. Also, as the workers’ compensation process is the exclusive remedy (with only a few…

Paula is Hatching Up Some Fun

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<p>Spring is around the corner, at least, that is what I keep telling myself.  With this thought, I cannot help but have fond memories of my grandfather’s farm and sawmill, where he had all sorts of livestock.  My pap had cows, pigs, goats, sheep,…

How To Choose Your Workers’ Compensation Claimant Attorney

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Cases of employees being injured are likely to occur in any organization or business. When such injuries occur, the workers will often look to their employer or company they work for to pay their lost wages and medical expenses that arise as a result…