How Does Child Support Impact a Workers’ Compensation Case in PA?
Is child support deducted from workers’ comp? We hear this question frequently at our law offices. Child support does impact the benefits or lump sum settlement you accept in return for being injured on the job. But this is not a black-and-white area. The law is unclear about how out-of-state child support liens should be […]Continue Reading
Can I Drive for Uber or Lyft While on Workers’ Comp?
Being out of work due to injury makes many people feel restless. You are used to going to a job every day, and you may wish you could get out of the house and do something as you heal up from your injury. You might also want to make a little money on the side. […]Continue Reading
How Work Injuries Affect Family
When you get injured on the job, you may worry about how your absence from work will impact your family. If your family depends on your income, paying the bills could become more difficult. But there are other ways families can feel the impact of on-the-job injuries beyond just the financial burdens. The requirements of […]Continue Reading
What Kind of Deductions Can Be Taken From My Workers’ Comp Settlement?
When you get injured on the job, you have a lot on your mind. You may worry about providing for your family while you are injured. You may have mounting medical bills that need to be paid. You might also feel worried about your recovery and whether you can ever return to your previous level […]Continue Reading
What is My Case Worth?
The value of a workers’ compensation case in Pennsylvania varies depending on many factors. Here are the most common factors: 1. Your wages. Yes, that sounds odd. But your wages are important because the more you earned before the injury, the more weekly workers’ comp you get. If you are paid $500 […]Continue Reading