workers comp and cash benefits

Adequacy of Cash Benefits: Don’t Be Limited

Insurance carriers and employers seek any and every way to limit, modify, suspend, or terminate benefits payable to injured workers under Pennsylvania law.  This is occurs in many forms: CALCULATION OF AVERAGE WEEKLY WAGE (AWW): In order to determine how much it will need to pay out on any given claim, the first step for […]

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Discouraging the Report of Injuries: Don’t Be Fooled

Insurers and employers know that to truly save money, they must discourage the reporting of injuries.  The report of an injury is the first step in the process of obtaining benefits.  Under Pennsylvania law, a failure to report an injury within 120 days may relinquish your right to compensation; as a result, it is hard […]

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Increased Denials of Valid Claims: Don’t Be Lulled

When you are injured worker one of the last things you want to see is the Notice of Compensation Denial. Throughout the worker’s compensation claim process if you aren’t being represented by a workers compensation specialist, insurance companies may try to use strategies that end up making you fully responsible for your medical bills. If you […]

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