What You Can Do If You’re Hurt by a Nip Point
What You Can Do If You’re Hurt by a Nip Point Nip points can present a hazard to workers who hold factory jobs. The dangers of machines on the job can result in work-related injuries, and if this happens to you, you may want to hire a workers’ compensation attorney who can help you receive […]Continue Reading
Can You Go on Vacation While on Workers’ Compensation?
Can You Go on Vacation While on Workers’ Compensation? Yes, you can go on vacation with an open workers’ compensation case or while you receive benefits. Traveling, though, may complicate your case. Whether taking a vacation is advisable depends on your trip and individual circumstances. If you’re not working because of an injury, your time […]Continue Reading
Moving While on Workers’ Compensation
Are you moving and wondering how relocating might affect your workers’ compensation? Based on the law, your workers’ compensation case should be unaffected by your move, though some circumstances may complicate your case. Since moving involves physical activity, some employers may try to prove fraud. These employers will often hire an investigator to observe you […]Continue Reading
Injuries That Are Common for Female Workers
Women face some unique challenges in the workplace despite incurring fewer workplace fatalities overall. In 2015, 344 women in the United States suffered fatal injuries in the workplace, compared to 4,492 men. They also faced lower risks of fatal falls and fatal contact with equipment. The most common work injuries for women include: Transportation injuries: For both men […]Continue Reading
Am I Eligible for Workers’ Compensation?
In Pennsylvania, you’re entitled to workers’ compensation if you’re an employee and have been injured at work. It doesn’t matter whether you work for a non-profit, large corporation or small business — either way, you’re entitled to workers’ comp. What Are the Requirements for Workers’ Compensation Eligibility? To be eligible for PA workers’ compensation, you […]Continue Reading