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Pennsylvania Requires Employers to Obtain Workers Compensation

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To most Americans, quality of life is very important. We strive for this image of work and life balance that we must attain. While there is no magic answer to that balance, peace of mind can be a big relief when it comes to…

Reporting Obligations of the Injured Worker

Work Injury Form

So, you are hurt on the job in Pennsylvania.  Do you have any obligations to the workers’ compensation carrier who is paying your wage loss and medical benefits?  The answer is “yes”.  The carrier for your employer is entitled to know your status on…

OSHA’s Top 10 List for Violation in 2016

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Graphic Products put out an OSHA list of top 10 work place violations to the public, for that list click the link below.  As a workers’ compensation attorney, I am not surprised to see these particular injuries listed.  If I had my pick, my…

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 Superheroes Need Workers’ Compensation?

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If you’re familiar with Marvel and DC then chances are you know about superheros.  Superheros have been all the craze in recent years as major blockbuster movies have been released. The Avengers, Batman vs Superman, Antman, and many others that emphasize superheros in today’s…

Do I Get A Workers’ Compensation Settlement in PA?

settlement options for comp case

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

vacation for workers

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?

do i owe money if my claim is denied?

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…