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Can I Choose My Own Doctor When I Am Hurt at Work?

The choice of physician under Pennsylvania workers compensation law is an important aspect of the workers compensation system. In Pennsylvania, injured workers have the right to choose their own physician to treat their work-related injuries. This means that the worker can select a physician of their own choice, rather than being forced to see a [...]

2023-03-22T17:45:25-04:00March 22nd, 2023|Legal News, Workers' Compensation|

The Importance of Notifying Your Employer When You are Hurt at Work

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation law requires that an employee give notice of a work-related injury or illness to their employer as soon as possible, but no later than 120 days after the date of the injury or illness. This notice requirement is essential to the workers' compensation process and can have a significant impact on an [...]

2023-03-13T13:22:19-04:00March 13th, 2023|Personal Injury|

Traumatic Brain Injuries in the Workplace

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are a serious health concern that can occur in the workplace and shouldn't be ignored. TBIs happen when an external force causes damage to the brain, resulting in physical, cognitive, and emotional symptoms. These injuries can be caused by a variety of factors, including falls, vehicle accidents, and blunt force trauma. [...]

2023-02-23T12:09:16-05:00February 20th, 2023|Personal Injury|

Knee Injuries at Work

Knee injuries are a common occurrence in the workplace, particularly in industries that involve heavy lifting, repetitive motions, slips, trips, and falls. Knee injuries can range from minor sprains and strains to more serious conditions such as torn ligaments and cartilage, and even fractures. In the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, workers who suffer knee injuries on [...]

2023-02-09T12:01:47-05:00February 5th, 2023|Personal Injury|

Back Injuries at Work

Back injuries can occur at work due to a variety of factors, including repetitive motions, heavy lifting, slips and falls, and sudden impacts. These injuries can range from minor strains and sprains to more severe conditions such as herniated discs or spinal cord injuries. Under Pennsylvania workers' compensation, an employee who suffers a back injury [...]

2023-01-24T06:53:47-05:00January 24th, 2023|Personal Injury|

How to appeal a denied worker’s compensation claim?

Introduction It may seem obvious to you that you were injured while carrying out your duties at your workplace, but that doesn’t mean that your employer will promptly compensate you for the injury. This form of compensation is often referred to as workers’ compensation, and claiming it might not be as straightforward as it sounds. [...]

2022-10-20T01:21:36-04:00October 18th, 2022|Workers' Compensation|

Why shouldn’t I work through a workplace injury?

Introduction Workplace injuries are more common than you think. Statistics show that there were about  4,764 fatal work injuries in the United States in 2020. Accidents and workplace injuries can happen even if a person spends most days sitting in an office. Employees have certain rights, and there is an entire legal process involved when [...]

2023-01-24T06:55:13-05:00October 18th, 2022|Workers' Compensation|
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