There is no guarantee that your workers' compensation claim will be approved. Sometimes perfectly legitimate claims that should be covered by the workers' compensation system are denied.
You can file an appeal, but the process can be intimidating and… Read More
In a 6-1 ruling last month, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court struck down a section of the state's workers' compensation law that allowed insurance companies to stop paying benefits to injured workers after a certain amount of time had passed.
This section… Read More
Pennsylvania workers who have been injured on-the-job are entitled to receive workers’ compensation benefits for any disabling condition or injury.
The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act enables workers to receive compensation for any medical expenses… Read More
The U.S. Department of Labor is investigating Susquehanna Supply Company Inc. in Williamsport for endangering the life of a man who died while working on a bridge repair in July 2015.
First responders were called to the construction scene of the embankment… Read More
When a regular household finds that their costs are rising, perhaps on heating their home, their first instinct is to find the cause. The homeowner may investigate and find that their windows are old and drafty. Rather than save money by not using… Read More
You've collected wage loss benefits following your work injury. Over a period of a few months, the workers' compensation adjuster and you have become quite friendly. The adjuster then calls you up one day and offers you a lump sum settlement.… Read More
When you are injured on the job, you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits to help you recover. These benefits are typically divided into two categories, medical and disability benefits, which become death benefits to your immediate survivors… Read More
You probably feel as though workers’ compensation fraud is a distant problem that is not likely to affect you any time soon. In fact, most individuals and businesses feel that way—they assume that since they are honest in their dealings, that fraud… Read More
When you're hurt on the job, all you want is to get better and get back to work. You've been working for the same company, for the same boss for 10 years; You probably spend more time with your co-workers than you do your spouse. For this reason,… Read More
I got a call from a prospective client the other day. He recounts how he was injured at work over a year ago. He explains that he treated for a while with "the company's doctor" and for a period of time the injured worker was missing work, treating for… Read More