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.
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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 »
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 »
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 »