Are Landscapers Eligible for Workers’ Compensation?

June 4, 2024

A Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyer at Freedman & Lorry, P.C. Can Offer a Free Consultation About Your Landscaping Work Injury

Landscaping is a physically demanding profession, often involving strenuous activities like lifting heavy objects, operating machinery, and working in challenging weather conditions. Due to the nature of this work, these employees are susceptible to injuries on the job. How does Workers’ Compensation for landscapers factor in when that happens?

Workers’ Compensation is a form of insurance that provides wage replacement and medical benefits to injured employees while performing their duties.  » Read More

Common Types of Injuries Among Hospital Workers

April 10, 2024

Our Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers at Freedman & Lorry, P.C. Represent Injured Hospital Workers

Working in a hospital can be emotionally demanding and physically strenuous, putting healthcare workers at risk of various injuries. They lift patients, are exposed to infectious diseases, and face other challenges that lead to injuries. The threat of patient violence is also very real.

Musculoskeletal injuries are prevalent among hospital workers due to the physically demanding nature of their jobs.  » Read More

What Is Employee Burnout?

March 12, 2024

Our Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Lawyers at Freedman & Lorry, P.C. Represent Employees Who Were Wrongfully Denied Compensation

Modern workplaces often demand peak performance from their employees. Yet, that incessant pressure can lead to many problems, including employee burnout. Defined as chronic workplace stress, it can seriously affect employees and employers. The relationship between this issue and Workers’ Compensation  is worth looking into.

The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies employee burnout related to workplace stress as a diagnosable condition.  » Read More

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