Increased Denials of Valid Claims: Don’t Be Lulled
Under Pennsylvania law, one of the most common methods of discouragement used by insurance companies is the basic denial of a claim. In most cases, an insurance company will agree to pay preliminary medical expenses but nothing else. The law allows it to do this without admitting that an injury occurred. Occasionally, the insurance company […]Continue Reading
Workers’ Compensation and Surgery Coverage
In Pennsylvania, workers injured on the job will have their medical expenses covered if they see a physician on a list posted by their employer. These selected providers are supposed to be the providers the injured worker may choose from. For the first 90 days after an initial appointment, the idea is that the injured […]Continue Reading
can my employer fire me for filing workers compensation Can You be fired For a Workers’ Comp Claim?
What to Do If You Are Fired for Filing Workers’ Compensation Can an employer fire you for filing a workers’ comp claim? In Pennsylvania, an employer cannot fire you for filing a workers’ compensation claim or for reporting a workplace injury or illness. Unfortunately, it can be challenging to prove why you were fired or […]Continue Reading
Are Interns Eligible for Workers’ Compensation?
Are Interns Eligible for Workers’ Compensation? Published by : mycomplawyers November 7, 2016 Let’s start with an easy answer. If an intern is paid and works on a regular schedule for a period of time, that person should be covered by the PA Worker’s Comp Act if he/she is injured in the course and […]Continue Reading
Am I eligible for workers’ compensation if I get injured at a company event?
Published by : mycomplawyers October 31, 2016 You may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits if you are an employee in Pennsylvania who suffers an injury while attending a company event. A work injury, in many circumstances, does not necessarily need to occur on the employer’s premises. For example, attending a company sponsored trip to […]Continue Reading