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Can You Be Fired After Filing For Workers’ Compensation For An Injury?

Can You Be Fired for Being Injured on the Job? Although many employees are aware that they may qualify for […]

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Working While on Workers’ Compensation Benefits – Is It Possible?

A lot of people wonder whether they’ll be able to work during a workers’ compensation claim or at least be […]

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How Long Does it Take to Get Workers’ Compensation in Pennsylvania?

You may be frustrated and confused when you are unable to work because of an injury.  Between the physical pain […]

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Average Workers’ Compensation Settlement Amounts & How To Determine Them

The average workers’ compensation settlement differs depending on the severity of the injuries and the employee’s ability to return to […]

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I Slipped and Was Hurt on the Job: Is My Employer Liable for My Injury?

You may automatically think it’s your employer’s responsibility to pay for any medical expenses if you slip and fall at […]

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Independent Medical Examinations (IMEs) & Workers’ Compensation Claims

When employees are injured at work, they typically go to their usual treating doctor who will make decisions about the […]

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The Latest Updates in Workers’ Compensation Fatality Statistics

Work Injury Fatality Statistics   According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), an estimated 4,836 fatal work injuries […]

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Worker Wins Appeal in their Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Case

Worker Wins Appeal in their Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Case   On September 25th, 2017, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania ruled […]

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How Do I Know What My Workers’ Compensation Settlement Covers?

What Does Workers’ Compensation Cover? In Pennsylvania, employees who are injured on the job are eligible to collect workers’ compensation […]

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5 Steps To Take After Getting Injured In The Workplace In PA

Getting injured while on the job can turn your life upside down. First of all, dealing with the pain is […]

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Who Pays Medical if Third Party Settlement in Workers’ Comp

If I Have a Third Party Settlement in My Workers’ Compensation Case, Who Pays My Medical Bills? Many injured workers […]

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Third Party Lawsuits in Workers’ Compensation Case

In certain workers’ compensation cases, third parties may be liable to pay a third party lawsuit settlement in the event […]

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How Much Are Workers’ Comp Payments & Settlements for Back Injuries?

About a million workplace back injuries are reported every year in a variety of occupations, from truck drivers to nurses. […]

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Types Of Workers’ Compensation Payments In Pennsylvania

When you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits, they are paid on a weekly basis. For some people, however, weekly […]

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Workers’ Compensation: Can I Choose My Physician?

When one is injured on the job, neither the employer nor the employer’s insurance carrier can specify a doctor to […]

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Is Workers Compensation for Independent Contractors Available?

With a new outlook for 2017’s economy and a landscape about to change, business owners are anticipating some major changes, […]

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Workers’ Compensation for Neck Injuries: Average Settlements & Payment Amounts

Workers’ compensation is designed to make it easier and simpler for both employees and employers to resolve compensation issues when […]

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Workers’ Compensation Lump Sum Payments: What You Need to Know

Lump sum payments, also known as Compromise & Release, are one-time payments made to injured workers after a work-related injury […]

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WC: How an Impairment Rating Evaluation Affects You

Impairment Rating Evaluations When a work injury occurs, it can leave you impaired or disabled. For example, if you break […]

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An Overview of a Workers’ Compensation Vocational Assessment

During the workers’ compensation process it is important to understand that your employer’s workers’ compensation insurance company is going to […]

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Hurt at Work: Workers’ Compensation for a Work-Related Nerve Injury

Unfortunately, painful and debilitating nerve injuries plague thousands of workers across the United States. Nerve damage can be caused by […]

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What You Need to Know About Workers’ Comp Drug Testing

The Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Act guarantees compensation for medical treatment and lost wages associated with work-related injuries and disease. However, […]

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Workers’ Compensation: Pennsylvania Workers’ Comp Rates

Pennsylvania workers who are injured on the job are eligible to receive benefits to cover medical expenses and lost wages. […]

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Why Mental Illnesses Are Covered Under Workers’ Compensation

Can Workers’ Compensation Cover Mental Illness?   The extreme conditions under which first responders work take a toll not only […]

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