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- Steps for Filing a Workers' Comp Claim
When a worker is hospitalized in connection with an injury sustained on the job, they are unable to work. Other injuries may be less serious but still hinder the ability of a worker to complete his or her duties.
- Work-Related Car Accidents
Some workers drive for a living while others may only occasionally do so to complete a work-related task. Under either scenario – in the event of a workplace car accident – injuries sustained by an employee can form the basis of a successful Workers’ Compensation claim.
- Company Must Pay $277K After Refusing to Accommodate Worker’s Diabetes
Supervisor wouldn’t allow woman to keep juice at her work station
- Successful Workers’ Compensation Claim
When an employee is injured in the workplace, he or she is typically eligible for Workers’ Compensation benefits to cover lost wages and medical expenses. Depending on the nature of the injury, Workers’ Compensation claims can be very expensive for insurance companies.
- Workers' Compensation Laws in Pennsylvania
Suffering a work-related injury in Pennsylvania is no doubt a life-changing experience for workers and their family members. The costly medical bills and time spent out of work can have a significant financial impact, as can losing a family member who was a primary earner.
- What Does Unlawful Discrimination Cover?
As detailed above, unlawful discrimination occurs when your employer negatively affects the terms and conditions of your employment or terminates your employment due to your:
- Physicians Face Discrimination
Physicians are faced with many employment law issues, with discrimination being a common one. Frequently, physicians must endure employers or executives who are unsympathetic to their religious views and can discriminate against them in multiple ways.
- Medical-Only Workers’ Compensation Claims
Recently, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court issued a decision affecting how a claimant must file when an initial Workers’ Compensation claim is accepted as medical-only but later results in a compensable wage loss situation.
- Benefits for Amputations
When workers experience a serious injury, such as an amputation of a finger, they can pursue a Workers’ Compensation claim for wages lost and a lump sum award due to a “specific loss.”
- Women Claim They Got Sick After Being Denied Right to Pump Breast Milk at Work
Female pilots say working conditions made it impossible to express breast milk