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What Do Workers’ Compensation Benefits Cover?

Published on Sep 14, 2022 in workers' compensation.

The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Disease Acts makes it mandatory for employers in PA to carry workers’ compensation insurance. Workers’ comp insurance exists to provide financial benefits to workers who are injured, acquire an illness, or experience the worsening of a health condition due to their employment. But getting these benefits after an on-the-job […]

What injuries do registered nurses suffer from?

Published on Dec 12, 2021 in blog, workers' compensation.

Registered nurses face one of the most physically demanding jobs possible, with many doing back-breaking labor every single day. On top of that, nurses are actually the most likely to suffer from illness or injury compared to other workers in the health care sector. Though this is due in part to the high number of […]

3 tips for filing a workers’ compensation claim

Published on Oct 22, 2021 in workers' compensation.

When you woke up to go to work, you did not expect that you would sustain a serious injury at your workplace. But this is a reality for many workers, and these injuries leave many with serious injuries that affect their employment and overall health. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employers reported 2.8 […]

Reviewing work-related traffic accidents

Published on Sep 13, 2021 in workers' compensation.

Depending on the field you work in, there are many hazards you need to look out for while performing your job duties. Many workers find themselves behind the wheel, from truck drivers and taxi drivers to construction workers. Moreover, you could become involved in a traffic accident while working because your employer asked you to […]

Can a car accident qualify for workers’ compensation?

Published on Jul 17, 2021 in blog, workers' compensation.

Getting into a car accident may result in serious and life-altering injuries, as can an incident on the job site. Is there a way workers’ compensation insurance may cover your crash injuries? Under Pennsylvania’s workers’ compensation laws, if you get hurt during the ordinary course of business, the insurer may cover your medical bills and loss […]

Can I sue my employer?

Published on Jul 7, 2021 in workers' compensation.

Your immediate reaction after a work incident, especially if it was somehow due to your employer’s negligence, is to file a lawsuit. Before you start the paperwork, you should take a step back because the chances are you cannot sue your employer. The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry explains the workers’ compensation system works to stop […]

What is Return-to-Work?

Published on May 14, 2021 in workers' compensation.

After suffering an injury on the job, your main focus is on healing your body, but soon you will begin to think about returning to work. IN some situations, the return does not take too long and is fairly easy, but if you have a more complex injury, you may need some assistance to be […]

Employer support in returning to work after an injury

Published on Mar 4, 2021 in workers' compensation.

Workers injured on the job may need to take considerable time off of work to recover and regain strength. The support of a workers’ compensation policy can provide injured workers with financial benefits to help them meet day-to-day obligations while they cannot work.  As people recover, they may wish to return to work and resume […]

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Is Lane Splitting Legal in Pennsylvania?

When you ride along with motorcyclists here in Williamsport or elsewhere in Pennsylvania, how often do you notice them attempting to navigate around other vehicles when traffic congestion exists? You likely notice it quite a bit, which may lead you to wonder if their actions are lawful. While some states allow motorcyclists to split lanes, […]

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How To Calculate the Costs of Future Medical Care

People who suffer paralysis, amputation, cognitive impairment, or other catastrophic injuries typically require medical care for the rest of their lives. Even less-permanent injuries like broken bones and burns can require months or years of treatment and therapy. This often amounts to tens of thousands of dollars in bills. If you were hurt suddenly and […]

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How Is Nursing Home Abuse Investigated?

The decision to place a loved one in a nursing home is never easy. However, depending on a parent’s or grandparent’s illness, injury, or severity of their condition, a nursing home is often the safest place for them to be. Residential nursing home facilities provide services (including round-the-clock care) that Pennsylvania families are simply not […]

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