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A Primer on Workers’ Compensation Death Benefits in Pennsylvania

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A woman collecting death benefits after losing her husband to a workplace accident has just lost her wrongful death battle in federal court. The woman was suing a crane company and its subsidiary based on the fact that her husband had become trapped between two cranes. The federal court of appeals upheld the district… Read More »

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Do Trackers Help or Hurt Workers?

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There’s a new trend developing in Pennsylvania and around the country. That trend is using trackers to track the movements of workers while they are on the job. The concept behind this practice is that trackers can identify when workers are engaging in unsafe practices, and help employers realize when employees need further training… Read More »

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Are Uber Drivers Eligible for Workers’ Compensation?

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Uber has its pros and cons for both passengers and drivers. While some Uber drivers do it as a side job, others use it as their main source of income, logging up to 60 hours a week. When drivers are on the road so much, there is a very good chance they’re going to… Read More »

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How Long Can You Collect Workers’ Compensation?

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Most employees in Pennsylvania are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits if they become hurt on the job. While this is good news, those suffering from a severe injury often wonder if that compensation will be enough to last them until they are fully recovered. So, how long can you collect workers’ compensation in Pennsylvania?… Read More »

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Can I Appeal a Workers’ Compensation Decision in Pennsylvania?

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Most workers that have been hurt on the job in Pennsylvania have the right to file a workers’ compensation claim. Workers’ compensation can provide benefits to make up for lost income and medical expenses. Many rely on these benefits, and are quite shocked when they learn their workers’ compensation claim has been denied. When… Read More »

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When You Need a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer in Pennsylvania

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Under Pennsylvania’s Workers’ Compensation Act, all workers injured on the job are entitled to receive benefits when they are injured on the job. This compensation can provide for medical expenses and even lost income for the injured worker. When an injury is minor and the situation surrounding the accident is not complicated, you likely… Read More »

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Does Workers’ Comp Cover You For an Accident Going To or From Work?

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People spend a lot of time commuting to and from work. Even if a person spends just 25 minutes each way, that’s nearly an hour a day. Over the course of a year, that equates to about nine full days spent in traffic. All that time on the road means there’s an increased chance… Read More »

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Important Deadlines for Workers’ Compensation in Pennsylvania

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Workers exposed to toxic substances such as asbestos may soon get a break with workers’ compensation in Pennsylvania. The House Labor and Industry Committee Chairman, Jim Cox, sponsored a bill that was heard in the House of Representatives in early May. The bill would extend the 300-week workers’ compensation deadline for those that contract… Read More »

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Mistakes to Avoid When Filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim

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In Pennsylvania, workers that are injured on the job are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. These can provide for things like medical bills and lost income when a person’s injuries prevent them from working. Many people enter into a workers’ compensation claim thinking the process is fairly straightforward. Unfortunately, it isn’t. You may have… Read More »

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Can I Choose My Own Doctor if I’m Injured at Work?

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In Pennsylvania the workers’ compensation system allows most workers injured on the job to receive insurance benefits to cover the costs of their injury. There are though, many requirements and procedures injured employees must follow. Likewise, there are just as many questions surrounding these procedures. One of these, and one of the most complicated,… Read More »

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