Information and Documents to Provide Your Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

    After you get injured on the job, you will want to meet with an attorney to ensure your case is handled the right way, and you get the benefits you should receive. During this initial meeting, you should provide your lawyer with all the information they need to assist you with your case.  Knowing the […]

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    Will Workers’ Comp Cover an Emergency Room Visit? 

    The rules governing which doctors you can see when you are on workers’ compensation may seem confusing. There are restrictions on what your employer will pay for when you get injured on the job.  Most people don’t realize that you can receive treatment from a physician who is not on the list of approved doctors […]

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    Can I Reopen a Closed Workers’ Compensation Claim?

    You might assume that, in most cases, when a workers’ compensation case has been closed in Pennsylvania, that’s the end of it. However, under some circumstances, this is not true and the case may be reopened at a later date. When can this happen, and when do workers’ comp cases actually close? Learn more below […]

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    Common Laboratory Accidents

    How common is it to be injured when working in a lab? Unfortunately, lab accidents statistics show that laboratory accidents are entirely too common. Even if many lab workers report feeling safe in the laboratory, they may engage in unsafe practices and the confidence they feel in the safety of the laboratory environment varies between […]

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    What If My Employer Refuses to Report My Injury?

    When you get injured on the job, you must report it to your employer right away. In Pennsylvania, your employer has to file a First Report of Injury (FROI) within seven days of your first missed day at work. But what happens if an employer does not report an accident to Workers’ Compensation? This is […]

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