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Collecting Compensation for Psychological Work Injuries

By Figured Law Firm |

Under state law, Pennsylvania employees can collect compensation not only for any physical injuries that they sustain on the job, but also for any psychological or mental injuries. The standards used for evaluating these types of injuries can be difficult, so if you were recently diagnosed with a work-related psychological injury, you should speak… Read More »

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Winter Driving Hazards: Icy Roads

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Pennsylvania is well-known for its brutal winter weather, including heavy snowfall, strong winds, and ice storms. These types of adverse weather conditions mean that Pennsylvania is often ranked amongst the deadliest states in the country for winter driving. In fact, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation estimates that more than 8,932 accidents were attributed to… Read More »

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Why Ignoring Stomach Pain After a Car Crash Could be Dangerous

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Most of the injuries that people sustain in car accidents are immediately apparent to the parties. A laceration or severely broken bone, for example, will be both painful and leave a physical mark. There are, however, injuries whose symptoms don’t begin to show up for hours or even days after a crash. Often referred… Read More »

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Drowsy Driving in Pennsylvania

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Drowsy driving has become an increasingly serious problem in the U.S. In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than 91,000 crashes, 50,000 injuries, and 800 deaths were caused by drowsy driving in 2017 alone. Although it is possible to recover compensation from a driver who caused an accident by… Read More »

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Pennsylvania Workers’ Comp Maximum Weekly Wage Rate Increased for 2020

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Most Pennsylvania employees who are injured on the job are eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. These benefits include wage loss replacement equalling two-thirds of the injured employee’s average weekly wage up to a certain amount. Recently the Department of Labor and Industry announced that the maximum compensation payable under Pennsylvania’s workers’ comp law will… Read More »

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Parking Lot Accidents in Pennsylvania

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When we hear the term car crash, many of us imagine collisions on the freeway or at intersections. While it is true that these types of collisions occur at an alarming rate across the country, a number of car crashes take place in much less obvious places, such as parking lots and parking garages…. Read More »

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Which Employers are Exempt from Pennsylvania’s Workers’ Compensation Laws?

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In Pennsylvania, most employers are required to obtain workers’ compensation coverage for their employees to ensure that injured workers receive compensation for medical expenses and wage loss. There are some employers, however, who are exempt from this requirement, which can have a significant impact on how injured workers go about recovering from their accident-related… Read More »

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Most Common Types of Workplace Accidents

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Workplace accidents occur for a variety of different reasons, including everything from safety violations and a lack of employee training to third party negligence and acts of violence. The type of accident in which an employee is involved varies depending on the industry in question. It is, for example, much more likely that a… Read More »

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Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Claims vs. Third-Party Negligence Claims

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The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act requires most Pennsylvania employers to provide their employees with workers’ compensation insurance. These policies entitle injured employees to benefits, regardless of who was at fault for a workplace accident. Because Pennsylvania employees are protected in this way, they are also generally prohibited from filing lawsuits against their employers regarding… Read More »

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Recovering Compensation for Injuries and Property Damage Sustained in Sideswipe Collisions

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When ranking the most dangerous types of car accidents, sideswipe collisions rarely enter the conversation. That does not mean, however, that sideswipe collisions should be totally discounted, as they do have the potential to cause significant vehicular damage and serious injuries. Unfortunately, it can be difficult to determine whether a person has a claim… Read More »

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