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Workplace Injury: Workers’ Comp or Third-Party Claim?

Every year, thousands of workers in Pennsylvania are injured in workplace accidents. Except for a few exceptions, virtually all employees injured while working are covered by Pennsylvania’s Workers’ Compensation Act. Workers’ compensation laws are designed to provide benefits to injured workers without them having to resort to litigation. Workers’ compensation is based on a no-fault system. Even if your own carelessness caused [...]

By |2023-08-07T15:31:04+00:00August 7th, 2023|Categories: defective products, slip and fall, workers compensation|0 Comments

“Course of Employment” in Workers’ Compensation Cases

In order for an injury, illness or disease to be covered by workers’ compensation in Pennsylvania, it “must have arisen in the course of employment and the employee must actually be engaged in the furtherance of the business or affairs of the employer, whether upon the premises of the employer or elsewhere.” What exactly does that mean? There’s no simple, [...]

By |2023-03-01T20:52:35+00:00March 1st, 2023|Categories: workers compensation|0 Comments

Why Do Need To Hire an Attorney?

Challenges abound in every area of the law, requiring specialized knowledge of the law and of the court system. Without a qualified attorney to provide that knowledge, one can get lost in a maze of complex procedures and Latin legal terms. Ad litem. Respondeat superior. Quantum meruit. In articulo mortis. Res ipsa loquitur. Quid pro quo. Ad damnum. Pro se.  [...]

How Workers’ Compensation Works

Every year over two million people are injured in a work-related accident. For nearly five thousand people, workplace accidents are fatal. Who’s covered In Pennsylvania, almost all employees injured while working are covered by the State’ s Workers’ Compensation Law. The only exceptions are certain specific professions that are covered under other programs, such as railroad workers and government employees. [...]

By |2022-05-03T19:12:23+00:00May 3rd, 2022|Categories: workers compensation|0 Comments
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