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Top Mistakes That Jeopardize Your Workers’ Compensation Case

After suffering a workplace injury, the subsequent workers’ compensation payments play a significant role in providing for your needs while you recover. If you need to bring your workers’ compensation claim to the Pennsylvania court system, you have a delicate balance to walk to…

What is E-Commerce and How does it Affect Workers’ Compensation?

E-Commerce

What is E-Commerce? With the holidays right around the corner, practically everyone is on their computers or phones doing online shopping. According to Wikipedia, “E-commerce is the activity of electronically buying or selling of products on online services or over the Internet.” E-commerce can…

Workers’ Compensation in PA is Available for Hearing Impairment

Hearing Impairment

Noise exposure at the workplace is a common phenomenon. It is one of the most widely encountered occupational hazards. The extent of damage to your ears depends on its intensity, duration, and frequency of noise exposure. The louder the noise at your place of…

Rehabilitation Costs Are Recoverable Through Workers’ Compensation in PA

Rehabilitation Costs

Each workplace is different. No matter your profession or job, you deserve to be safe and secure in your workplace. Despite this fact, every day some workers suffer from accidents while on the job across Pennsylvania. It’s important to understand that no two workplace…

Due Diligence Prior to Settling Your Workers’ Compensation Case

Workers' Comp Settlement

When you are injured while performing your job duties, you will undoubtedly need medical treatment for your injury(ies). If your claim is accepted by the workers’ compensation carrier, whether you are paying both wage loss benefits and medical benefits or just medical benefits with…

Post-Pandemic Changes in PA Workers’ Compensation Procedures

Post Pandemic Procedure

According to the Pennsylvania Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Law Section and based upon Pennsylvania lifting the mask mandate, Workers’ Compensation offices are scheduled to reopen on August 16, 2021, throughout the Commonwealth. There are Workers’ Compensation Judges throughout PA, and each Judge has the…

Can I File a PA Workers’ Compensation Claim Without a Doctor?

Doctor for Workers' Comp

First of all, what is a Claim Petition? A Claim Petition is filed with the Workers’ Compensation Office of Adjudication if an injury claim is denied by your employer’s workers’ compensation carrier. If you are injured while working in the course and scope of…

Can Doctor Restrictions Affect your Workers’ Compensation Case?

Doctor Restrictions

If you are receiving workers’ compensation benefits, your own treating doctor or a doctor hired by the workers’ compensation carrier may ask you to undergo a Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCEs) to determine what, if any, category of work that you are capable of performing. The goal of…

PA Worker’s’ Comp Continues Uninterrupted Amid Pandemic

Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Litigation and Practice has Continued Non-Stop During the COVID-19 Pandemic Since mid-March 2020 when most everything went into “lock-down” in Pennsylvania, one practice did not, and that was the practice of PA Workers’ Compensation. Through the efforts of the Workers’ Compensation…

How Do I Know if my Workers’ Comp Claim was Reported by my Employer?

Employer File Workers' Comp

Filing a workers’ compensation claim is a time-bound process in Pennsylvania. If you fail to file the claim in a timely manner, your benefits could be delayed, or you might lose your right to seek benefits altogether.  In some cases, the claim process might…