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Challenges of Repetitive Stress Workers’ Compensation Claims

Manufacturing workers do a lot of repetitive motions each day and this could increase their risk of suffering an injury. These workers may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits, but it can be tough to prove a connection between their injury and… Read More

How to Lower the Risk of Injury in a Manufacturing Job

There are a lot of manufacturing workers in Pennsylvania, and that means a lot of people may be at risk for an injury in a manufacturing plant. While there is no way to completely protect yourself from injury, there are steps you can take that may help… Read More

Are Farmers Covered by Workers’ Compensation?

Some farm workers are not covered by Pennsylvania’s workers’ compensation system. However, there is a lot of confusion about this issue that often leads injured farm workers to not report an injury, even though they may be eligible for benefits. It is… Read More

What Happens If You Are in an Accident in a Company Vehicle?

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

Job-Related Falls in the U.S. Are Highest in Almost Three Decades

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

How Does a Workers’ Compensation Disability Rating Work?

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

Does Workers' Compensation Pay Death Benefits?

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

Third-Party Liability in Workers' Compensation Cases

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

Frequently Asked Questions about Workers' Compensation Claims in Pennsylvania

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

How Benefits Are Paid for Workers’ Compensation

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