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Workers Compensation For Arthritis and Degenerative Disc Disease

When a work injury aggravates or accelerates your arthritis or degenerative disc disease, you have a right to file for …

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Geoffrey Dlin

Repetitive Stress / Motion Injuries & Workers’ Compensation Benefits

When many people think of workers’ compensation claims, they think of a life-altering instant-the scaffolding that collapsed or the machine …

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Andrew Onwudinjo

Work Injury That Worsens Over Time May Still Be Compensable Years Later

Janice Weber-Brown, a Pennsylvania nurse, was exposed to a virus while on duty at Lancaster General Hospital almost 30 years …

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Geoffrey Dlin

Employers Who Fail to Carry Workers Comp Insurance Face Steep Penalties

Most employers in Pennsylvania are legally obligated to secure workers’ compensation insurance for the benefit of employees. This mandatory system …

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Stephen Shamberg

Workers’ Compensation Appeals Process: What to Do If A Judge Denies Your Case

Seeking workers’ compensation benefits may be difficult, especially if your case has been denied by a judge. Getting through full …

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Timothy Connolly III

Statutory Employers Liable for Workers’ Compensation

People who are hired by one company to perform specific duties for a second company may wonder which business will …

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Dave Magaldi

Truck Driver Back Pain, Knee Pain & Other Common Work Injury Risks

Truck driving is one of the most dangerous occupations in the US, and that danger is not limited to traffic …

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Eileen Pomento

How You Can Receive Workers’ Compensation for Your Amputation Injury

OSHA recently made changes to its amputation program in an effort to increase workplace safety entirely. Workers’ compensation benefits are …

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Geoffrey Dlin

What is Workers’ Compensation?

You’ve been hurt on the job. You’re stressed. You’re panicked. You don’t know what to do. A friend suggests you …

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Geoffrey Dlin

Is Degenerative Disc Disease Work Related?

You’ve been having chronic pain for ages. It hits you hardest when you’re on the job. You’re starting to panic …

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Sarah Reese

Is Workers’ Compensation Taxable? 5 Things to Know

Workers’ Compensation Benefits are Tax Exempt Workers’ compensation is not taxable. According to the IRS, “Amounts you receive as workers’ …

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Saad Aslam

Do You Need a Lawyer for Workers’ Comp?

If you’ve been hurt at work and are wondering whether you should hire a workers’ compensation, you are not alone. …

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Kelly Hemple

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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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Jason Krasno

Workers’ compensation might cover staph infection injuries

Who is at risk for contracting MRSA on the job? While it could potentially be a risk for a variety …

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Jason Krasno

Can I Get Lump Sum Settlement In A PA Workers’ Comp Case?

When you are injured in the workplace, the natural tendency is to experience stress and anxiety about your financial future.  …

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Jason Krasno

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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Jason Krasno

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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Jason Krasno

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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Jason Krasno

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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Jason Krasno

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

Does this sound like you? You’ve been offered a workman’s comp lump sum settlement for an injury you received at …

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Jason Krasno

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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Jason Krasno

Difference Between The Two Types Of Notices Of Compensation Payable

What Is A Notice Of Compensation Payable? A Notice of Compensation Payable (NCP), is an acknowledgment letter indicating that a …

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Jason Krasno

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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Jason Krasno

Hepatitis A and the risk of infection to food industry employees

If you work in the food service industry, you may think that your biggest risk of injury comes from a …

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Jason Krasno

Disability benefits could assist Parkinson’s disease patients

Parkinson’s disease is a nervous system and brain disorder that leads to tremors, in addition to problems with walking, movement …

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Jason Krasno

Social security disability and breast cancer

Most Pennsylvania residents likely know at least one woman who has developed breast cancer. In fact, according to Breastcancer.org, one …

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Jason Krasno

How to manage SSI income benefits

SSI, Supplemental Security Income, can be difficult to understand and many beneficiaries may not fully comprehend how it is possible …

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Jason Krasno

Social Security Disability Can Affect Retirement Benefits

Social Security is designed to aid those who are unable to earn enough income to live due to certain circumstances. …

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Jason Krasno

Documents necessary for SSI applications

  Supplement Security Income is an important program in the United States. It helps disabled adults, disabled children and certain …

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Jason Krasno

How long do you have to appeal a Social Security decision?

  When people suffer a disabling injury, they may need to rely on Social Security Disability benefits to meet their …

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Jason Krasno

Veterans, PTSD and Social Security disability benefits

  The men and women that serve in the United States military often have very difficult jobs. Not only are …

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Jason Krasno

How Many People Get Social Security Disability (SSI) Payments

Physical or mental disabilities sometimes prevent people from working. As we get older, it also becomes increasingly difficult to keep …

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Jason Krasno

Social Security disability benefits and incarceration

  No one is perfect. People make mistakes and those mistakes can affect the course of their future. When people …

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Jason Krasno

What Type of Disabilities Qualify for SSDI?

What Type of Disabilities Qualify for SSDI? When evaluating whether a medical condition qualifies for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) …

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Jason Krasno

Social Security disability benefits for those with asthma

  Many Pennsylvania residents live with debilitating illnesses. In some cases, these illnesses can be managed and individuals can live …

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Jason Krasno

How do living arrangement affect SSI benefits?

  When disabled individuals are unable to meet their financial needs, they can qualify for a variety of social programs. …

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Jason Krasno

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