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- Subrogation Rights and the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board
When one of the parties involved in a legal case feels that the court’s ruling was made in error, they may appeal the ruling. This means that the case is moved to a new court, the appellate court, to be reheard by a new judge and jury to determine whether the first ruling was reached correctly or not.
- Workers’ Compensation Denied Claims
As soon as you suffer a work-related injury, you should report it to your employer, then you should file a claim with the South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Commission (SCWCC).
- Chef Nearly Loses Hand in Machine Accident
Compared to jobs in construction and law enforcement, most people do not regard working in a kitchen as extremely dangerous. However, whenever a job requires use of heavy or small equipment, there is the risk of a serious machine accident.
- When Is an Employee’s Commute Covered by Workers’ Compensation?
In most cases, if someone is injured in a car accident on their way to work, their injuries are not covered under their employer’s Workers’ Compensation plan.
- Invisible Work Injuries
When a person is wearing a cast or using crutches to get around, it is clear to others that the person has been injured. However, sometimes the most painful injuries are those that cannot be detected just by looking at the person.
- Michael Massey’s Law in Pennsylvania
by DiTomaso Law
Work injuries can be debilitating and in some cases, may even end in death. Under Workers’ Compensation laws in New Jersey and Pennsylvania, victims of workplace accidents are entitled to benefits regardless of who was at fault.
- The Uncertain Future of Impairment Rating Evaluations (IREs) in PA Workers’ Compensation System
Impairment rating evaluations (IRE) are an important Workers’ Compensation tool for employers in Pennsylvania. Employers have little recourse when it comes to providing benefits for employees who do not make a full recovery and whose return to work after in illness or injury is in doubt.
- Workers’ Compensation
In many professions, day-to-day tasks involve some level of risk that could result in injury or illness. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reported that on the job illness and injuries that resulted in time away from work affected approximately 1.2 million individuals in 2015.
- Legal Options after a Work Injury
We would like to think our employers take every necessary precaution to keep us safe at work, but unfortunately, this is not always the case. Sometimes companies put workers in harm’s way through their negligent actions.
- Aviation Accidents
The aviation industry is vast and requires large numbers of workers across a broad range of jobs to keep it running smoothly.