If you have a preexisting medical condition and were injured on the job in Pennsylvania, you may still be eligible for workers’ compensation.
Workers’ Compensation Injuries and How a Lawyer Can Helpwork
If you have suffered an injury while on the job in Pennsylvania, a lawyer who specializes in workers’ compensation law can help.
Can You Get Workers’ Comp if You Work From Home?
In Pennsylvania, whether you work full-time or part-time at a job or from home or as a seasonal worker, you are still covered by workers’ compensation if you become injured. It has become increasingly common for people to telecommute in recent years, and this area of the law continues to develop and refine workers’ comp eligibility with new precedents. To increase safety and avoid workplace injuries, many employers have implemented safety checks for their remote employees.
Claiming Chronic Injuries for Workers’ Compensation
Chronic conditions can develop from repetitive work and injuries, which limit a worker’s ability to function. Proving an ongoing condition that deserves benefits paid by workers’ compensation can be difficult. Employers and insurance companies are often hesitant to pay such claims due to potential fraud and because they frankly don’t want to spend that money.
Not All Injuries at Work Are Workers’ Compensation
If you are an American worker, one of the biggest safety nets is workers’ compensation. Learn when you can go outside of workers’ comp.
The Appellate Process in Worker’s Compensation Cases
If the state denied your worker’s comp case, you have the right to appeal. The appellate process s complex and Travis Law can help.
The Travis Law Firm is Open During COVID Crisis
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all our lives. It has changed how we conduct business and socialize with friends and family. The virus has impacted our work lives and school for our children. One thing the COVID-19 pandemic has not changed is the need for legal advice. Therefore, The Travis Law Firm is open during… Read more »
Is Workers’ Compensation The Only Option for a Workplace Accident?
When you are injured at work, Pennsylvania’s workers’ compensation system generally covers your injury. Workers’ compensation covers almost all workers in Pennsylvania. If you are injured in a work-related accident, you can file a claim for workers’ comp benefits. However, you must be an eligible employee, and you must have sustained the injury in the… Read more »
Pennsylvania Workers Comp Claims vs. Third Party Claims
The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act covers most accidents and illnesses sustained by workers throughout the state. If an employee is injured in an accident, he can file a claim for workers’ compensation benefits. Provided the injury or illness is work-related and occurred during the ordinary course of employment, the employee should receive workers’ comp benefits…. Read more »
Workplace Injuries – What Are Three Common Workplace Injuries in Erie?
Thousands of workers are injured on the job each year in Pennsylvania. Workplace accidents result in catastrophic injuries. Most workplace accidents and workplace injuries are covered by Pennsylvania’s workers’ compensation insurance program. Workers can receive medical treatment and other benefits after a workplace injury. While you might not be able to prevent all workplace injuries,… Read more »