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 […]Continue Reading
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 […]Continue Reading
Will the Mindset of the Judge Affect My Workers’ Compensation Case?
When you walk into a hearing room, you may find that it’s difficult not to feel judged. From what you wear to how you present your case, you’re trying to make a good impression. The judge will take all the evidence in your case and make a decision based on its merits, but you may […]Continue Reading
PA Workers’ Compensation Claim Petition
When you’ve been injured on the job, you must inform your employer. It’s possible that your employer’s insurance company will deny your claim. Being denied doesn’t mean you will not receive benefits. If this happens, you’ll need to file a claim petition to get the workers’ compensation you’re owed in PA. The burden is on you to […]Continue Reading
Temporary Total Disability vs. Permanent Partial Disability
Pennsylvania’s workers’ compensation laws are in place to provide financial benefits if you experience a work-related injury or illness. Depending on the circumstances, you may be eligible for permanent partial disability or temporary total disability payments. Understanding the difference between temporary total and permanent partial disability can help you determine whether you are receiving all […]Continue Reading