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Category: Workers’ Compensation

How doing the same work for years can affect someone’s body

There are tens of thousands of blue-collar workers in Pennsylvania helping to repair vehicles and manufacture products. It’s quite common for blue-collar workers to perform the same job functions repeatedly throughout the day, which can eventually lead to injury. Repetitive motion or repetitive stress injuries are a common concern for professionals in many fields. A manufacturing employee might develop a…

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3 mistakes to avoid when filing a workers’ compensation claim

Suppose you believe you have grounds to file a workers’ compensation claim. If so, it is important to act quickly and to avoid missteps. According to Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act, workers’ compensation insurance should provide wage replacement and medical benefits to employees who suffer work-related injuries or illnesses. This coverage helps employees recover from their injuries while protecting employers from…

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When does an injured worker have to return to their job?

If a worker gets hurt on the job in Pennsylvania, they may need to take time away. In minor cases, an individual employee may need to leave before the end of a shift but will be able to return to work the next day. Other times, workers will have significant injuries to address that may require weeks if not months…

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Can you pick your own workers’ comp doctor in PA?

Nobody wants to put their health and well-being into the hands of someone they don’t know, but that’s exactly the situation you may find yourself in if you’re an injured worker in Pennsylvania – for a while. Since your medical provider actually has a great deal of influence over the trajectory of your workers’ compensation claim, it’s important to understand…

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What happens if you get hurt at work and must change jobs?

Whether you break your arm or suffer a brain injury, getting hurt on the job might mean taking a leave of absence. The worse your injury is and the more demanding your profession, the longer you may need to remain home from work. Typically, if you file a workers’ compensation benefits claim, you can receive temporary disability benefits until you…

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Common workers’ comp myths: Fault matters

There are many myths about workers’ comp, and they unfortunately lead to mistakes that can compromise someone’s ability to get the compensation that they deserve. Because workplace injuries are so common and can have such a detrimental impact on your financial future, it’s important that you do not fall for any of these myths. For instance, some people will tell…

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Are holiday workers covered by workers’ compensation in PA?

Retail stores – whether they’re big chains or not – rely on the unusual uptick in shopping around the holiday season to stay in the black, financially. To handle all those extra shoppers, they often hire a lot of seasonal help. That can be a problem, however, for several reasons. Seasonal workers may be young and generally inexperienced, or they…

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Should you make a workers’ compensation or personal injury claim?

If you were involved in a traffic accident in your company vehicle, one of your questions may be if you should file a workers’ compensation claim or a personal injury claim. What you do largely depends on what you were doing at the time of the crash. Were you working on the clock? Were you on your way to or…

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How long does workers’ compensation last?

When you get hurt on the job, one of the options you should look into is getting workers’ compensation. Workers’ compensation is designed to cover situations like yours, allowing you to get financial support for the injuries that you have suffered. Workers’ compensation provides you with benefits such as: Compensation for a portion of your lost wages Compensation for medical…

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Hit by lightning? Storms are a real hazard to workers in the summer

During the summer months, it’s common to see serious and severe storms come through Pennsylvania. You may work an outdoor job that requires you to be out in the elements, but being unaware of the potential for lighting strikes or other poor weather conditions could put you at risk of serious injuries. The interesting thing about lightning is that it…

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