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Tag: workers’ compensation

On behalf of greg On Wednesday, September 21, 2016.

As more and more Americans are living with diabetes, workers’ comp programs have begun to feel the effects. Often, healthcare costs and recuperation times increase if a worker doesn’t have their diabetes under control. Almost half of America The Journal of American Medical Association released a study in 2015 that found almost 50 percent of American […]

On behalf of greg On Wednesday, May 28, 2014.

Pennsylvania workers, especially those who work in high-risk industries such as construction, understand that almost all jobs pose various workplace hazards that can cause accidents. Each state has its own workers’ compensation laws that allow employees who have suffered injuries on the job to file claims to compensate for their losses. Employees should note that a workers’ […]

On behalf of greg On Thursday, March 20, 2014.

The purpose of workers compensation in any state, including Pennsylvania, is to provide benefits to workers who sustain injuries in the performance of their work duties. Workers’ comp typically covers medical expenses and lost wages, allowing workers to recover without financial worries so they can rejoin the workforce. Recently, a gas explosion and subsequent fire in […]

On behalf of greg On Tuesday, June 18, 2013.

Though a Pennsylvania worker was using the machine at work for personal use, the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board nevertheless affirmed the worker had a valid claim to receive injury benefits. It was ruled that what is called an inconsequential or innocent departure from workplace routine should not be used as an excuse to deprive that worker […]