September 13, 2023
Workers’ Compensation claims are typically processed within weeks or a few months, and that can seem like a long time when you have medical bills and cannot return to work. If the claim is denied or the benefits are insufficient, you may need to file an appeal, which could take even more time to settle. Some laws protect your rights in these situations, » Read More
August 15, 2023
You likely will ask many questions if you suffer an injury at work. One pressing concern is how you would receive your Workers’ Compensation benefits. Fortunately, Pennsylvania’s Workers’ Compensation laws allow injured workers to decide whether a lump sum or weekly benefits is right for them. However, there are both positives and negatives with each decision. » Read More
July 11, 2023
Most Pennsylvania employers must offer their employees Workers’ Compensation benefits. These benefits go into effect after an employee has been injured in a workplace accident. They cover a portion of the employee’s salary and all medical bills related to the accident.
Workers who have been hurt must file a claim to start the Workers’ Compensation process. » Read More
June 20, 2023
Ladder accidents are prevalent in the workplace, particularly in trades such as construction, warehouses, factories, and shipbuilding. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that over 20,000 workplace injuries involving ladders occur yearly in the United States, with more than 150 resulting in fatalities. Some of the most common causes of ladder accidents include:
April 10, 2023
Construction work is one of the most dangerous jobs in America. Every year, thousands of workers are injured on the job, and many of those injuries are permanently disabling. The CDC estimates that 22 million workers are exposed to potentially damaging noise at work every year. Ear damage can occur gradually over time or can happen suddenly. » Read More
March 13, 2023
Physical injuries at work are common and occur in just about every industry for a variety of reasons. But not all injuries or illnesses are visibly obvious, such as emotional distress, which can result in stress, anxiety, depression, or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Certain professions can be more emotionally distressing or stressful due to the nature of the work, » Read More