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Understand the adjudication process for workers’ comp claims

Published on Apr 24, 2020 in workers' compensation.

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry explains what workers injured on the job can expect in the workers’ compensation adjudication process. Our firm has helped injured workers manage the complexities of moving through this process. The adjudication process starts with a petition You, your employer or the insurance company may demand adjudication to handle disputes […]

Workers’ compensation protects employees from most work-related accidents

Published on Apr 11, 2020 in workers' compensation.

Workers’ Compensation in Pennsylvania For those who suffer injuries while at work, Pennsylvania’s workers’ compensation system ensures that employees receive fair compensation. For many employees, the qualifications and process may be confusing.  The process may seem simple on its face. An employee notifies his or her employer, seeks medical treatment and then fills out an […]

Pennsylvania Workers’ Comp: Covid-19

Published on Mar 17, 2020 in workers' compensation.

People shopping in the last week may have found themselves staring at racks of empty shelves that should hold toilet paper or water, witnessing the impact that Covid-19 can have on people. Many are worried for good reason. Precaution and care is recommended in this confusing time. Regardless, it does raise the question of what […]

Worker fatalities steady in Pennsylvania

Published on Jan 4, 2020 in workers' compensation.

The most basic right as a worker in Pennsylvania is a safe work environment. Laborers in steel mills and office workers in banks have the same expectation. Their employer has an obligation to protect them. Unfortunately, workplace safety is a problem in Pennsylvania. The number of worker fatalities has remained steady in recent years. The numbers The […]

Facts about workers’ compensation coverage for back injuries

Published on Jul 2, 2019 in workers' compensation.

The Pennsylvania workplace is an environment where various types of injuries can occur. Despite employee safety precautions, you may still experience physical mishaps. Among the most common work-related incidents are back injuries. Here at Stapp Law LLC, we make sure our clients know their rights under the Workers’ Compensation Act. There are over 1 million […]

Does workers’ compensation cover car accidents?

Published on Jun 24, 2019 in workers' compensation.

The Pennsylvania workers’ compensation system covers most employees’ financial losses after work-related accidents and injuries. In Pennsylvania, a worker does not have prove fault to qualify for this type of compensation. If you get into an auto accident, workers’ compensation may provide benefits for your medical bills and partial lost wages. However, you must have been […]

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What To Know About Tire Blowouts

Most of us have either seen portions of tires discarded on the highway or interstate. You may have even watched footage on the news or social media showing a tire blowing out, a motorist losing control of their vehicle, and becoming entangled in a crash. Here at Stapp Law, LLC, we want you to know […]

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How Does Workers’ Comp Pay for Lost Wages in Pennsylvania?

You’re injured, and now you can’t work. How will you pay your rent, mortgage, car note, and other bills? Will you be able to afford groceries and keep the lights on? And if you were injured on the job, do you know how workers’ comp pays for lost wages in Pennsylvania? We know this is […]

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Pennsylvania Car Seat Laws

For over 60 years, motor vehicle crashes were the single leading cause of death for children in the United States. Only in very recent years has firearm injuries overtaken the top place, with car crashes remaining in the leading first or second positions in the past few years of research. Following all Pennsylvania car seat […]

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