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Governor Wolf Suspends Portions of the Workers’ Compensation Act

By Figured Law Firm |

Last month, as part of a greater effort to reduce the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the state’s workers’ compensation system, Governor Wolf suspended the notarization requirement for employers who suspend or modify an employee’s benefits. For help determining how these changes could affect your own work injury claim, please contact an experienced… Read More »

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Will the COVID-19 Emergency Affect My Car Accident Case?

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While there may be fewer cars on the road than usual in Pennsylvania, many of us are still required to drive, whether to the grocery store, to an essential job, or for emergencies. This means that although car accident rates may be lower, getting into a car accident is still possible. The COVID-19 pandemic… Read More »

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COVID-19 Claims: Compensability Under the Heart & Lung Act , Act 632 and/or Act 534

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There are currently thousands of individuals in Pennsylvania who are placing themselves at risk of contracting COVID-19 in an effort to treat or provide assistance to others. This type of selflessness should not go unrecognized, especially for those whose health is endangered as a result of their service, so if you are a police… Read More »

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How Long Does it Take to Receive Workers’ Comp Benefits in Pennsylvania?

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In Pennsylvania, there is usually a waiting period between an employee’s injury and when he or she can begin receiving benefits. During this time, the employer’s insurers will investigate the employee’s claim, speak with the injured party’s doctor, and address administrative issues. How long this process takes depends on a number of factors, including… Read More »

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Calculating Pain and Suffering Damages After a Car Accident

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Car accident victims often suffer a wide range of damages, including financial, emotional, and physical injuries. While financial damages related to economic losses, such as medical bills and lost wages, are relatively simple to calculate, recovering compensation for emotional injuries is much more difficult, so if you recently suffered serious injuries in a car… Read More »

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Collecting Compensation for Psychological Work Injuries

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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

By Figured Law Firm |

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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