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How Long Can I Stay on Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

January 9, 2024

Our Philadelphia Work Injury Lawyers at Freedman & Lorry, P.C. Advocate for Workers Collecting Benefits

Most employers must carry workers’ compensation. Should a worker get injured, they would receive workers’ compensation benefits through medical coverage and wage-loss payments. Employees would receive workers’ compensation benefits for as long as they recover. However, all workplace injuries are unique, and everyone recovers differently, so not every case is straightforward. Generally, the timeline to stay on medical benefits largely depends on the severity of the injury and how long you need treatment for the work-related injury.  » Read More

Workers’ Compensation FAQs

November 7, 2023

Our Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers at Freedman & Lorry, P.C. Can Answer All Your Questions About a Claim

Employees who file for Workers’ Compensation typically have many questions, and finding the correct answers is not always easy. These Workers’ Compensation FAQs can serve as guidelines for anyone who needs more information.

Are There Deadlines for Reporting My Work Injury?

Yes. Work-related injuries should be reported to a supervisor immediately after the fact.  » Read More

What Are Common Types of Occupational Diseases?

October 3, 2023

Our Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers at Freedman & Lorry, P.C. Can Help You With Benefits

Occupational diseases are medical conditions that result from exposure to certain hazards or harmful conditions in the workplace. These diseases can significantly impact the quality of life, ability to work, and overall health of affected individuals.

An occupational disease is defined as a chronic ailment that occurs as a result of work or occupational activity. It is an aspect of occupational safety and health distinct from occupational injury,  » Read More