Can You Sue a Workers’ Compensation Insurance Company?
Workers’ compensation insurance helps protect injured employees and the companies they work for should an injury occur on the job. The insurance should provide coverage regardless of fault. It covers acute injuries, such as those resulting from falls on the job, as well as injuries that develop over time, such as repetitive stress injuries. Workers’ […]Continue Reading
What to Do if Your Workers’ Compensation Check Is Late
If you are receiving workers’ compensation benefits or are expecting your first check, it is essential to know the signs it might be late. Understanding your rights and the processes your employer or carrier should follow can help ensure you always receive your benefits on time. When Should I Expect to Receive My Workers’ Compensation […]Continue Reading
Machine Safeguarding Practices That Your Workplace Should Be Following
Machine Safeguarding Practices That Your Workplace Should Be Following Machines improve efficiency and productivity by increasing the amount of work that individuals can do. Machinery can also exert more power than any person could. Most workplaces use machinery to get the job done. But, sometimes safety precautions do not happen and injuries occur. If you […]Continue Reading
How Do Layoffs and Plant Closures Impact Workers’ Compensation?
How Do Layoffs and Plant Closures Impact Workers’ Compensation? In Pennsylvania, employers are required by law to provide workers’ compensation insurance, so they hire separate insurance companies that are responsible for providing this coverage. Employers can obtain this insurance through private insurance companies, self-insurance or the State Workers’ Insurance Fund. As an employee, your coverage […]Continue Reading
Can You Go on Vacation While on Workers’ Compensation?
Can You Go on Vacation While on Workers’ Compensation? Yes, you can go on vacation with an open workers’ compensation case or while you receive benefits. Traveling, though, may complicate your case. Whether taking a vacation is advisable depends on your trip and individual circumstances. If you’re not working because of an injury, your time […]Continue Reading