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 »
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 »
When you are injured at work, you may receive workers’ compensation benefits. Most employers in Pennsylvania are required to carry workers’ compensation insurance for their employees. However, workers’ compensation does not reimburse workers for all lost wages. Workers are on entitled to a portion of their lost wages when a workplace injury prevents them from… Read more »
Workplace injuries are common throughout the United States and in Pennsylvania. Thousands of employees sustain severe injuries on the job year. Injured workers suffer physical and emotional pain in addition to the financial losses they incur from being out of work. Workers’ compensation in Pennsylvania provides benefits that help workers hurt on the job. Workers’… Read more »
The Pennsylvania workers’ compensation system protects workers who are injured on the job. If an employee is injured in the ordinary course of their job, the employee should be entitled to receive workers’ compensation benefits. However, a worker must file a worker’s compensation claim to receive benefits. The worker must also prove that the injuries… Read more »
Millions of Americans are injured on the job or diagnosed with a work-related illness or condition each. During the last decade, over 2.5 million workplace injuries were reported each year in the private sector. If you have been injured at work, you may qualify for benefits under Pennsylvania’s Workers’ Compensation Act. However, the compensation you… Read more »
Can I Choose My Own Doctor for a Work Injury in Pennsylvania? When you are injured at work, it is important that you seek medical care, regardless of whether your injury seems minor or severe. However, you need to understand Pennsylvania’s laws governing the choice of a workers’ comp doctor. While you have the right… Read more »
Injured At Work or On The Job? Talk to an experienced Workers’ Compensation lawyer about your legal rights to claiming benefits while you are injured. These benefits are in weekly installments to cover your medical bills, lost wages, and more. The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation law is extremely complex and can be daunting for someone unfamiliar with… Read more »
Picture This – you have suffered an injury at work, or while on the job, and it’s serious. Now, your employer is directly or indirectly shifting the blame to you for the injury and appears to be annoyed by your predicament. To make matters worse, you have been seeing a doctor about your new injury and the bills are piling up for treating your work-related injury.
After a serious work-related injury, the last thing you need to worry about is all this drama…
We have law offices in Erie PA, Edinboro PA, and Warren PA. We serve all areas of Northwestern Pennsylvania including Bradford, Meadville, and all of McKean County. If you cannot visit us, we will come to you at your home or in the hospital for a confidential free consultation. Before you contact us, please read the legal information below to make an informed decision.