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About Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Forms

June 27, 2018

After suffering a work-related injury, an injured employee must meet mandatory requirements to be deemed eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. Included in these requirements is the use of certain forms for providing information such as medical reports, as well as applications, authorizations, and agreements for various actions and events. A First Report of Injury (FROI) […]

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I’ve Been Injured On The Job: How Much Will I Receive In Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

June 19, 2018

Powell Law helps injured Pennsylvania workers assert their right to receive workers’ compensation benefits. After an on-the-job injury, a worker must meet certain requirements when filing a claim. The Pennsylvania worker’s compensation program allows injured workers to receive reimbursement for lost earnings (indemnity benefits), medical treatment, and vocational rehabilitation. One of the first questions asked […]

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Coping With A Work Injury

June 7, 2018

Coping with a work-injury may be a tremendous hardship. Especially those injuries that cause pain for an extended period such as three months or more. It is common for those who suffer from chronic pain to experience stress and depression compounded by the inability to function at 100% and earn regular income. For 112 years, […]

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Not Reporting A Work Accident May Cost You Your Workers’ Comp Claim

May 25, 2018

Pennsylvania workers injured on the job have significant rights. The Pennsylvania worker’s compensation program is a state-mandated insurance program which provides reimbursement for lost earnings, medical treatment, vocational rehabilitation, as well as other benefits to eligible workers injured in the workplace. Powell Law protects injured workers by helping them to assert their right to workers’ […]

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How Labor Market Surveys Reduce Workers’ Comp Benefits

May 10, 2018

If you have been injured at work or have any questions about workers’ compensation, call today to consult with an experienced Pennsylvania workers’ compensation attorney and receive a free case evaluation. Employers use labor market surveys to reduce workers’ compensation benefits. However, a labor market survey is a theoretical analysis and does not typically reflect […]

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What Circumstances Cause Workers’ Compensation Benefits To End?

May 9, 2018

If you have been injured at work or have any questions about workers’ compensation, call Powell Law today to consult with an experienced Pennsylvania workers’ compensation attorney. Certain circumstances cause workers’ comp benefits to end. Here is a summary of the ways benefits may be modified or terminated: Full recovery An Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) […]

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What Medical Treatment Does Workers Comp Not Cover? The 90-Day Rule

April 25, 2018

The workers’ compensation system in Pennsylvania was created for the benefit of injured workers who have important rights when injured in the workplace. Powell Law will protect working individuals when they incur a work-injury by helping them obtain all of the benefits to which they are entitled. For 112 years, our attorneys have represented all […]

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How Long Do Workers Comp Benefits Last?

April 13, 2018

The rules and regulations related to workers’ compensation cases involve rigid and complicated requirements with which few are truly familiar. Because an experienced and knowledgeable Powell Law workers’ compensation attorney is one of the few, anyone who suffers a work-related injury may be assured that retaining Powell Law to handle a workers’ compensation claim provides […]

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What Factors Affect A Workers’ Comp Settlement? Part Two

March 15, 2018

The workers’ compensation system in Pennsylvania was created primarily to benefit injured workers, not employers. You have important rights as a worker injured in the workplace. Powell Law will protect working individuals when they incur a work-injury by helping them obtain all of the benefits to which they are entitled as soon as possible as […]

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What Factors Affect A Workers’ Comp Settlement? Part One

March 13, 2018

Many workers’ compensation cases are settled for a lump-sum amount. An employer’s insurance carrier may try to make you believe that a settlement is in your best interest. However, only you, with the assistance of an experienced and knowledgeable workers’ compensation attorney may truly determine the value of your case and the point in time […]

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