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Don’t Throw Out Your Employee Verification Forms

It’s hard enough being injured on the job and now that you’ve filed a workers’ compensation claim, you’re probably inundated with paperwork. It’s important not to overlook Employee Verification forms. They’re not junk mail! There are three Employee Verifications forms: Employees Report of Wages (LIBC 750), Employees Report of Benefits (LIBC 756) and Employees Verification [...]

2021-02-19T09:02:29-05:00February 18th, 2021|Workers' Compensation|

Mental Health and Workers’ Compensation

In the workers’ compensation system, any type of work-related condition entitles an employee to receive benefits. This includes emotional or mental stress injuries brought on by a physical injury suffered on the job as well as job-related stress. In other words, if you suffer a physical injury and the injury causes you to fall into [...]

2021-02-05T18:11:40-05:00February 5th, 2021|Legal News, PTSD, Workers' Compensation|

2020 Holiday Pay and Bonuses: How They Affect Workers’ Compensation This Year

As a very difficult year comes to a close, injured workers may be facing the challenge of calculating holiday bonuses into their Average Weekly Wage (AWW). Given the difficult times of 2020, it is more critical than ever that you get paid what you are entitled to because even a minute variation could mean substantially [...]

2020-12-28T17:37:57-05:00December 28th, 2020|Legal News|

Keep a Diary When You Suffer a Personal or Work Injury

One of the best pieces of advice I give my clients is simple…keep a diary. Whether it’s a car accident or a work injury, a diary is an elementary, yet effective tool in managing or litigating a case. Perhaps you suffered a car accident or got hurt on the job. You may remember the details [...]

2020-11-30T17:54:15-05:00November 30th, 2020|Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation|

Returning to Work But Still Injured? Protect Your Workers’ Compensation Rights

When workers are injured on the job, the goal is to heal and return to life as it was. Not only does work give a person self-worth and purpose, workers’ compensation doesn’t take the place of a full-time salary with benefits. While most workers can go back to life as it was, sometimes injuries are [...]

2020-10-08T08:47:45-04:00October 6th, 2020|Legal News|

Be Wary of the Independent Medical Examination

If you are receiving workers’ compensation benefits, the insurance company can hire a doctor who will examine you and give an opinion on your injuries. This is a red flag telling you to hire a lawyer if you have not already done so. They are entitled to an exam up to twice per year known [...]

2020-09-11T16:15:51-04:00September 11th, 2020|Legal News|

LeTip Member Spotlight of the Month

I am honored to have been selected as the Member Spotlight for LeTip International, the original business leads networking group for which I've been a member of the Blue Bell chapter since 2006. LeTip's structure sets the standard in the word-of-mouth industry and is one of the best resources in the area. With LeTip I [...]

2020-09-11T14:41:29-04:00August 5th, 2020|Legal News|

Top 5 Factors Affecting a Workers’ Comp Settlement

Workers’ compensation is one of those benefits that’s never top of mind until you need it. It may seem fairly straight forward. You get injured on the job so you get paid. But what if you can never return to your job? What if your position is filled? What if the employer shuts down? What [...]

2020-07-20T16:33:29-04:00July 20th, 2020|Financial, Legal News, Workers' Compensation|

Returning to Work After Disability

Returning to work after being on disability is stressful. What can you expect upon return? Can you still maintain the same position or does the injury mean you are returning to a new position? Do you still maintain the skills you need? If you are ready to return to work, here are a few steps [...]

2020-05-26T16:25:23-04:00May 26th, 2020|Legal News, Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation|

Working From Home During COVID-19

With the country under a mass stay at home order, many companies are realizing that their employees can affectively perform their job tasks from home. As the work force makes this shift, employees should understand that injuries sustained at home could be compensable under the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act. Pertinent Facts for Off-Premises Injuries The [...]

2020-05-26T16:08:00-04:00April 17th, 2020|Legal News|
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