Workers' Compensation Resources & FAQs

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Light Duty Work: What does it have to do with Workers’ Comp?

Light Or Modified Duty Overview If you are injured on the job and your doctor gave you a note with […]

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Workers’ Compensation Checks: How Often They Come & Where to Find Yours

Under the Workers’ Compensation Act, insurance companies are supposed to pay your workers’ compensation check at the same frequency you […]

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Can I Get Lump Sum Settlement In A PA Workers’ Comp Case?

When you are injured in the workplace, the natural tendency is to experience stress and anxiety about your financial future.  […]

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Workers’ compensation might cover staph infection injuries

Who is at risk for contracting MRSA on the job? While it could potentially be a risk for a variety […]

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How To Properly Evaluate & Report Unsafe Working Conditions

Safe working conditions are vital for many reasons with workers safety being paramount. Ensuring that employers follow safe procedures significantly […]

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Difference Between The Two Types Of Notices Of Compensation Payable

What Is A Notice Of Compensation Payable? A Notice of Compensation Payable (NCP), is an acknowledgment letter indicating that a […]

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Hurt At Work: Workers’ Compensation And Tendonitis Of Wrist

Getting hurt at work is undoubtedly debilitating and stressful, this is even truer when the employer and insurance carrier drag […]

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Hepatitis A and the risk of infection to food industry employees

If you work in the food service industry, you may think that your biggest risk of injury comes from a […]

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Understanding The Delays In Workers’ Compensation Health Insurance

This is the first part of a ten-part series on “are insurance companies dragging their feet?” Check out part two […]

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The Responsibilities Of Insurers In The Workers’ Compensation Process

Part Seven: Insurer Responsibilities In The Workers’ Compensation Claim Process Pennsylvania employers are required to provide some sort of Workers’ […]

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How Insurers Make the Workers’ Compensation Process More Difficult

Part Eight: How Insurers Can Make the Workers’ Compensation Process More Difficult Once an employee has notified his or her […]

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Factors that Determine Workers’ Compensation Eligibility

Pennsylvania workers’ compensation requires that you be an employee and be injured at work or due to job-related duties to […]

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How a Workers’ Compensation Employer Defense Can Affect You

Workers’ Compensation and Employer Defense Tactics When a worker in the United States undergoes an injury, they are protected by […]

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The Dangers of Using Hoyer Lifts in the Workplace

Part 1 in an 8-part series A Hoyer Lift is a type of patient lift used as an assistance device […]

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Hoyer Lift Flaws and How They Can Injure Workers

Part 2 in an 8-part series While Hoyer Lifts are, in many circumstances, helpful to hospitals and nursing homes because […]

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Are Hoyer Lift Transfer Injuries Common Among Home Health Aides?

Part 7 in an 8-part series   Hoyer Lifts Can Injure Home Health Care Providers Nurses, caregivers, and other healthcare […]

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Common Repetitive Motion Injuries in Workers’ Compensation Claims

Common Repetitive Motion Injuries Found in Workers’ Compensation Claims   When most people think of workplace injuries, they may imagine […]

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5 Common Employer Defenses Against Workers’ Compensation Claims

Every state has a workers’ compensation program in place to provide benefits to those who are injured while on the […]

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When Will I Know If I Qualify for Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

When Do I Qualify for Workers’ Compensation Benefits?   Have you been injured at your place of employment? If so, […]

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Workers’ Compensation: Nursing is the Most Dangerous Job in America

America’s Most Dangerous Jobs: Nursing   When you think of dangerous jobs, what types of occupations come to mind? Maybe […]

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Am I Eligible to Receive Workers’ Compensation If I Work From Home?

Can I Get Workers’ Compensation If I Work From Home?   Pennsylvania law requires all companies to cover employees under […]

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Unreasonable or Unnecessary Treatment for Workers’ Compensation

Unreasonable or Unnecessary Treatment for Workers’ Compensation   Work is becoming more and more dangerous. As a result, workplace safety […]

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Are My Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Benefits Tax-Free?

Under Pennsylvania law, if you are injured on the job, then you may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. You […]

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Can I Sue My Employer for Pain & Suffering During or After Filing for Workers’ Comp?

In most cases, you can’t sue your employer either during or after filing for workers’ compensation. That’s fine in many […]

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