Workers Compensation

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

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…

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How To Fire Your Workers Comp Attorney Without Hurting Your Case

Your attorney should be your best resource and biggest cheerleader in your workers’ compensation case. However, if you lack trust in your attorney or you feel your attorney-client relationship is lacking in any way, it may be a good idea…

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What to Expect at Your Workers’ Compensation Mediation

Workers’ comp mediation is an alternative form of dispute resolution that allows injured workers, employers, and insurance companies to reach a settlement for a work-related injury as quickly and as cost-effectively as possible. Using a mediator means you do not…

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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 of a work-related injury. Employees injured in workplace accidents have the right to expect that their employer will cover medical…

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Workers’ Compensation Fraud: What It Is And How To Spot It

Workers’ compensation is designed to financially support injured workers as they recover from a workplace injury. It helps employees get back to work quickly without incurring significant amounts of medical debt. When the system works properly, it is a win…

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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 several different factors including repetitive stress or a workplace accident. Undoubtedly, suffering from a nerve injury can be disruptive to…

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FMLA and Workers’ Comp Guide: Can You Get Both at the Same Time?

You can get both FMLA and workers’ compensation benefits at the same time in Pennsylvania. However, you must meet certain qualifications to get both of these types of benefits. The requirements are different, and you will likely get more benefits…

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Compromise & Release Agreements: Their Effect on Workers’ Compensation Settlements

If you’ve been injured at work or someone you love has suffered an injury while working, you probably have a workers’ compensation case. During this process, you may hear about compromise and release agreements. You need to understand what these…

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Unsafe Working Conditions: Definition, How To Identify & Reporting

Both federal government and Pennsylvania law requires that employers follow specific rules and regulations regarding worker safety and mitigating unsafe working conditions. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) establishes and enforces many of these rules to mitigate the potential…

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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 an employee suffers a work-related injury, especially something as potentially serious as a neck injury. The average lump sum workers’ comp…

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