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.
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 »
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 »
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…