How Will an Independent Medical Exam Impact My Workers’ Compensation Case?
When a worker in Pennsylvania is injured on the job, one of the first things they should do is seek medical attention. Medical care may involve immediate treatment by a staff nurse or a trip to an emergency room. More serious injuries may require more intensive medical procedures. If the injury is not serious enough […]Continue Reading
Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation and COVID-19 FAQs
Free Case Review I Want to File a Claim The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the workplace landscape dramatically. Employees who were previously expected to report to an office every day were suddenly required to do their work from home. Those who were not able to work at home saw their workplaces change considerably. Partitions were […]Continue Reading
Workers’ Compensation and Third-Party Liability Claims
You’re using a piece of equipment at work, and it malfunctions. The accident causes a bad injury. You may be out of work for months. What are your options? Sometimes when a worker gets hurt on the job, a third party caused the accident. When this happens, you may qualify for workers’ compensation, but you also […]Continue Reading
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 […]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