Independent Contractor vs. Employee Status

No matter whether you are employee or an employer, understand the distinction between an independent contractor and employee status. In order to be entitled to workers' compensation a person must be considered an “employee.”  Sometimes, employers attempt to avoid certain tax and insurance obligations by claiming that their workers are independent contractors and therefore not [...]

2019-04-25T08:45:01-04:00April 25th, 2019|Uncategorized, Workplace Injuries|

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation

Here are some easy explanations to frequently asked questions about Workers' Compensation: Do I need a lawyer? A workers' compensation lawyer only gets paid if he or she gets you benefits through settlement or award from a judge or if he or she defeats a challenge by the insurance company to cut off or change [...]

2019-04-25T13:34:44-04:00December 15th, 2018|Workplace Injuries|

Five Workers’ Compensation Myths

Workers' Compensation often has some common misconceptions, especially in Pennsylvania. Here are the top five Workers' Compensation myths: I Don't Need a Lawyer to file a Workers' Compensation Claim. The insurance company has an attorney and they do this 24/7. This is probably your first Workers' Compensation case. How do you know what your rights [...]

2019-04-25T13:34:56-04:00October 15th, 2018|Workplace Injuries|

Healthcare Workers Injuries

Healthcare Industry Workers Compensation Attorney Pottstown Healthcare workers of all types have the capacity of being injured during a typical work day. They have very demanding jobs that require them to repeat many of the same movements.  Healthcare workers are also at risk of contracting an infection, disease or illness if they come into contact [...]

2018-06-09T13:38:56-04:00June 9th, 2018|Workplace Injuries|