When driving for a company or performing tasks on company time, employees are often using a company vehicle. Accidents can occur that cause damage to the company vehicle, injure the driver and harm others on the road.
When this happens, most drivers… Read More
Of all job-related accidents, falls are the leading cause of serious injuries and fatalities, and it is only getting worse.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' most recent data, nearly 900 workers died in falls in 2017. This is the highest number… Read More
A disability rating is one of the most important parts of the workers’ compensation process. If you become injured or ill on the job, the disability rating you receive determines whether or not you qualify for permanent disability benefits and for how… Read More
If your loved one died in a work-related accident, Pennsylvania law provides workers’ compensation death benefits for eligible dependents. These benefits can replace a portion of the decedent’s income to his or her surviving family members and help pay… Read More
Employees usually do not have a right to sue their employers for a work-related injury or illness since they are covered by workers’ compensation insurance. However, this does not prevent an employee from suing a third party that caused him or her harm… Read More
Many injured workers often have questions about how and when to file a workers’ compensation claim. They may be left unsure if their injuries qualify for any compensation benefits and the types of benefits they may be entitled. They might even have questions… Read More
The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act provides for medical expenses and wage loss payments if you cannot work due to an occupational illness or injury. These payments are generally made by private insurance companies.
If you were injured while on… Read More
While many people associate workers’ compensation with injuries that occur at work, these benefits can also apply to workers who contract a disease in their workplace. If you have lost time at work because of an illness you contracted while on the job,… Read More
Winter weather can create dangerous conditions when working outside. Workers may suffer serious injuries, including electrocution, fractures, strains, sprains, and other injuries and illnesses.
The seasoned Harrisburg workers’ compensation attorneys… Read More
The main cause of work-related deaths in the U.S. is motor-vehicle accidents, according to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Thousands of workers are also injured in car accidents while working. If you were injured in a vehicle… Read More