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Are Interns Eligible for Workers’ Compensation?

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 […]

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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 already written about, and 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 […]

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The Benefits of Physical Therapy After an Injury

Pain can destroy your lifestyle.  Our clients often share that their life is forever changed by the injury they experienced at work.  Sadly, Pennsylvania workers’ compensation does not adequately address an injured worker’s pain and suffering.  However, a good physical therapist and/or therapy program can improve your quality of life tremendously. A licensed physical therapist […]

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