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    Workers’ Compensation Surgery

    Free Case Review If you have suffered a severe workplace injury, a physician may recommend surgery that can improve your medical condition. Surgery and recovery time will lead to time away from work. You may also be concerned about whether workers’ compensation benefits will approve and cover your surgery.  To determine whether surgery is the […]

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    Can My Employer Fire Me for Filing a Workers Comp Claim?

    The answer, unfortunately, is both “yes” and “no.” If you have filed a workers’ compensation claim after an accident on the job, your employer can’t fire you after a work injury just because of that alone. Your employer can, however, fire you while you are receiving workers’ compensation payments or if you have a claim underway. But […]

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    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 will be covered for a work […]

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    Am I Eligible for Workers’ Compensation if I Get Injured at a Company Event?

    You may be entitled to workers’ compensation benefits if you are an employee in Pennsylvania who suffers an injury while attending a company event.  A work injury, in many circumstances, does not necessarily need to occur on the employer’s premises. For example, attending a company sponsored trip to a local amusement park or playing on […]

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    Reducing Your Opioid Medications

    We have seen in our experience as Pennsylvania workers’ compensation lawyers, the attacks injured workers in PA can expect from insurance companies on medication.  Litigation is a poor process to bring about changes in medication regimens; nevertheless, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently developed and published guidelines for physicians regarding the prescription of […]

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