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.
PA Workers Compensation Law
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.
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 »
Do you know if your injury is covered under Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation? The short answer to this question is your injury is covered if the accident occurred while preforming work duties. These accidents can be from a slip and fall, lifting heavy objects, or many other types of injuries. It is also important to know that the Pennsylvania… Read more »
Workers’ Compensation facts that will help you with your Erie PA claim. What benefits am I entitled to if I get injured at work? If you are injured on the job in Erie Pennsylvania, you are entitled to free medical benefits for the reasonable, necessary and related treatment of your on the job work related… Read more »