Workers Compensation

Workers Comp Claims Adjusters and You: How to Deal with Insurance Adjusters

When you are injured at work, your employer and their insurance company should immediately step in to help you get the medical care and lost wage benefits you need. A workers’ compensation claims adjuster is someone who helps facilitate and…

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Workers’ Comp Investigators: 4 Surveillance Tactics They Might Use on You

Some injured workers are shocked to discover that their employer or its insurance company has sent a private investigator to watch them or “conduct surveillance.” Although it may seem like an unfair violation of your privacy, this is legal under…

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Workers’ Compensation Denied Surgery You Need? Here’s What You Need to Do

Your employer or their insurance company is supposed to provide you with all the medical treatment  you need to get back on your feet after a work accident. However, there are situations where they simply do not do what is…

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How To Determine The Average Workers’ Compensation Settlement

The average worker’s 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 you…

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The PA Workers’ Compensation Law Explained

Workers’ compensation benefits in Pennsylvania are governed, in large part, by the PA Workers’ Compensation Act. Workers need to be aware of the risks of being hurt in workplace and prepared to take action to get benefits. This includes knowing…

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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. Employees who are injured in workplace accidents have the right to expect that their employer will cover medical bills and a high percentage…

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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 course of medical action, and whether returning to work is an option. However, there sometimes can be disputes in a…

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Can You Reopen a Closed Workers’ Compensation Case? What Lawyers Have to Say

You can reopen a closed workers’ compensation case to get more benefits under specific circumstances in Pennsylvania. In general, your condition must have gotten worse to be able to open your case. That decrease in function or ability must be the result…

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How and When You Can Receive Workers’ Compensation for Stress 

If you find yourself suffering from a severe stress-related workplace injury, you may be wondering, “can I even sue my employer for stress and anxiety”? The short answer to that question is yes, but it’s complicated. Stress in the workplace…

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How is Workers’ Comp Calculated?

In the event of a work-related injury, the two most pressing questions for claimants – injured employees seeking workers’ compensation – are, what benefits will I qualify for and how is workers’ comp calculated? Among the potential types of workers’ comp…

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