Workers’ Compensation and Surgery Coverage
Will the Cost of My Surgery be Covered by Workers Compensation? 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 […]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 […]Continue Reading
Are Interns Eligible for Workers’ Compensation?
Are Interns Eligible for Workers’ Compensation? 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 scope of their internship. However, not ALL interns […]Continue Reading