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How Occupational Diseases Qualify for Workers’ Compensation

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

Workplace Hazards During Winter

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

Does Workers’ Compensation Cover a Car Accident While at Work?

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

I Was Injured at Work - Do I Have the Right to File a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Many workers assume that the only way to obtain compensation for an on-the-job injury is to file a workers' compensation claim. In most cases, these workers are correct. However, there are times when the law allows an employee to file a personal injury… Read More

What to do if Your Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Claim is Denied

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

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Strikes Down Part of Workers' Compensation Law

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

Types of Benefits for Injured Workers

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

Susquehanna Supply Company Inc. Named ‘Severe Violator’ by OSHA after Fatality

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

Are Injured Employees Shouldering the Cost of Hazardous Workplaces? OSHA Says “Yes” in Its Latest Report

  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 Got An Offer to Settle Your Workers’ Compensation Case. Now What?

  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