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Do Lump Sum Payments Benefit Your Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Settlement?

A person who suffered an injury at work may file a workers’ compensation claim to receive money for the cost […]

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Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Rates: How Much You Should Expect

Suffering an injury on the job can be a traumatic and stressful experience. In the blink of an eye, your […]

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What is a Vocational Expert Testimony and Why is an Expert At My SSDI Hearing?

A vocational expert testimony is a critical part of the hearing process to determine your eligibility for disability.  Vocational experts […]

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

Table of Contents What Does Workers’ Compensation Cover?What is Workers’ Compensation Insurance?Who is Covered?What Benefits Are Available?Types Of InjuriesTime Constraints […]

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Can You Work While Collecting Social Security Disability Benefits?

Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are income assistance programs overseen by the Social Security Administration […]

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What Veterans Should Know About Social Security Disability Benefits

What Veterans Should Know About Social Security Disability Benefits   You are a disabled American. You are also an American […]

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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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Can Filing for Social Security Disability Benefits Lower My Pension?

Can Filing for Social Security Disability Benefits Lower My Pension?   You are a disabled American. Perhaps you have a […]

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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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How Do I Know If I am Eligible for Social Security Disability Insurance?

During a message to Congress on January 17, 1934, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt presented his idea that later became the […]

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Independent Medical Examinations (IMEs): What to Expect With Your Workers’ Comp Case

Table of Contents IMEs and Your Workers’ Compensation ClaimWhat is an Independent Medical Examination?Am I Required to Attend an IME […]

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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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How Do Cancer Patients Receive Social Security Disability Benefits

  Social Security Disability Benefits for Cancer Patients Most of us know several people who have successfully battled cancer, but […]

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Average Workers’ Compensation Settlement: How Much Can You Receive?

You have the right to be compensated if a workplace accident prevents you from working. Most employees who suffer broken […]

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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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Low Vision Social Security Disability: A Guide to Getting Your Benefits

Individuals with low vision or vision impairment may qualify for social security disability benefits. Learn about the qualifications for getting […]

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Social Security Disability Benefits and Mental Health Conditions

Social Security Disability Benefits and Mental Health Conditions   Social Security Disability benefits allow the disabled to receive benefits for […]

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Working While on Workers’ Compensation: What You Need to Know

Being injured at work is a stressful situation, and it’s made even worse by the uncertainty that comes with it. […]

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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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Can I Sue My Employer for Pain & Suffering During or Emotional Distress 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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