Does Workers’ Compensation Affect Future Employment?
In an ideal world, filing a workers’ compensation claim would not be used against you when you seek future employment. There is nothing wrong with asking for the benefits you are entitled to after a work accident. You should take your time with recovery to ensure the injury won’t linger. While collecting workers’ comp shouldn’t […]Continue Reading
What Happens If I Refuse Medical Treatment After A Work Injury?
Going to the doctor is hardly a favorite activity for most. At some hospitals or urgent care facilities, you may have to wait hours to be seen. Once you do meet with a doctor, may recommend treatment options you feel uncomfortable with, such as injections or even surgery. These treatments take time, which is a […]Continue Reading
Opioid Prescribing Guidelines Your Doctor Should Be Following
The opioid addiction crisis has become one of the most devastating and dangerous healthcare emergencies in the United States in generations. Many states have declared a state of emergency to prevent opioid overdose deaths. Court cases involving drug companies that have both pushed the use of opioids and then also pushed the use of drugs […]Continue Reading
What Happens at a Workers’ Comp Mediation in PA
When you get hurt on the job, you may file a workers’ compensation claim to earn a portion of your salary and cover your medical bills while you are unable to work. Often your employer and their insurance company will try to argue this claim so they don’t have to pay. It’s not uncommon to […]Continue Reading
The Most Common Summer Seasonal Job Injuries
Summer brings warm weather, fireflies, barbecues and seasonal jobs for many high school and college students and others who gain employment at parks and pools that are only open in the summer. While many workers enjoy their jobs and the fun of working outside, they also run the risk of sustaining summer job injuries. Here’s […]Continue Reading