Workers Compensation

What Is the Difference Between Workers Comp vs Disability in Pennsylvania?

When an employee is injured on the job, they have two options for receiving financial assistance. The first is workers’ compensation, a state-mandated insurance policy given to employees to help cover medical expenses and wages while recovering from a workplace…

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Average Workers’ Compensation Settlement Chart 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 work. The dollar figure of your workers’ compensation benefits depends on a myriad of factors. The bottom line is that…

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Meet the #1 Workers Compensation Lawyers In Our Philadelphia PA Office

With many law firms to choose from, the process of finding the best workers’ compensation lawyer can seem daunting. By working with Krasno Krasno & Onwudinjo, you will get the support and experience of our award-winning lawyers. Meet our team…

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Workers’ Compensation Lump Sum Payments: The Pros & Cons

Lump sum payments, also known as Compromise & Release, are one-time payments made to injured workers after a work-related injury instead of weekly or bi-weekly payments, or ‘structured settlements’, made over a period of time. Lump sum settlements are great…

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Pennsylvania Workers’ Comp Class Code Lookup Tool & Guide

Workers’ compensation is a system of laws and regulations that cover employers with employees or workers in their workforce. These employees could be full-time, part-time, temporary or even independent contractors. In addition, workers comp covers any employee injured while at…

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Light Duty Work & Restrictions Under Workers’ Comp Law

If you are injured on the job and your doctor says you can return to work with restrictions, your employer may offer you light-duty work.   What Is Considered Light-Duty Work? Light duty work (or modified duty work) means that…

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When You Should Get a Second Opinion for Your Workers’ Comp Claim

Insurance companies are in the business of saving money. They want to pay you as little as possible for your workers’ compensation claim. Unfortunately, that can also mean denying you medical treatment as well. Insurance adjusters work with the same…

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When to Hire a Workers Compensation Lawyer After Your Injury

If you have a workers’ comp claim or suspect that you do, it is critical that you know when to hire a workers comp lawyer. Since lawyers typically won’t charge you any fees unless you win, it’s important to at…

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What to Do After Winning Your Workers’ Comp Case In PA

Workplace injuries can occur in any work environment, and they can result in medical expenses, lost wages and even disability. Employers in Pennsylvania are required to have workers’ compensation insurance. These benefits cover an employee’s costs related to the workplace…

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How Long Do Workers Comp Settlements Take?

Workers Compensation cases can sometimes settle shortly after an injury (within a few weeks or a couple of months), or they can take years. The average workers’ compensation case will be resolved within about 16 months. A resolution may result…

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