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.
Erie PA 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.
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 »
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 »
Erie County Residents Asked to Be Careful Around Work Zones PennDOT is continuing a summer of upgrades for Pennsylvania roadways on Route 5 in West Erie County, beginning this Monday, June 22 and continuing until September 4th. While there are no detours planned during the maintenance efforts, there will be lane restrictions, and flaggers controlling… Read more »