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Pennsylvania Passes New IRE statute: What It Means, Part 2

January 10, 2019

The Pennsylvania workers’ compensation system grants substantial rights to workers injured during the scope of their employment. Powell Law protects workers who have suffered injuries in the workplace by helping them assert their rights to obtain workers’ compensation benefits. The attorneys and staff of Powell Law are experienced in helping injured workers cope with their […]

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Pennsylvania Passes New IRE statute: What It Means, Part 1

January 8, 2019

Over a hundred years ago, the Pennsylvania legislature created a workers’ compensation system designed to compensate workers for losses incurred because of on-the-job injuries. This body of law has evolved over decades and recently a significant change occurred to Pennsylvania’s “Impairment Rating Evaluation” system, which had been in place for the last thirty years. So, […]

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Disability And Wage-Loss Benefits Under Pennsylvania Law

October 15, 2018

If you have applied for workers’ compensation benefits and have any questions about your claim and any action that may affect the success of your application for benefits, contact Powell Law today to consult with an experienced Pennsylvania workers’ compensation attorney. Today’s blog clarifies the meaning of the term “disability” under the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation […]

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Powell Law Has The Experienced To Handle Any Workers’ Compensation Matter

October 12, 2018

For 112 years, Powell Law has represented all types of workers in workers’ compensation cases. The Pennsylvania legislature enacted laws that created a workers’ compensation system for the benefit of workers injured on the job. If you have any questions about a potential claim for workers’ compensation benefits, the attorneys at Powell Law have the […]

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When Is An Employer Required To Start Paying Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

October 5, 2018

Powell Law can assist anyone injured on the job in Pennsylvania to assert their right to collect workers’ compensation benefits. After a work-related injury, a worker must comply with certain requirements when applying for workers’ compensation benefits. Employers are required to act within a certain amount of time to agree or disagree that an injury […]

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What Injuries Are Not Covered By Workers’ Comp?

September 28, 2018

It’s important for every worker to understand their right to workers’ compensation benefits! The Pennsylvania legislature created workers’ compensation to assist workers who suffer a work-related injury. If you have any questions about workers’ compensation benefits and any action that may affect the success of an application for benefits, contact Powell Law today to consult […]

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FAQ In Workers’ Comp Cases: After an Injury, Am I Required To Go To The Company Doctor?

August 24, 2018

Powell Law assists injured workers in Pennsylvania assert their right to collect workers’ compensation benefits. After a work-related injury, a worker must comply with certain requirements when making a claim for workers’ compensation benefits. The Pennsylvania worker’s compensation program allows injured workers to receive reimbursement for lost earnings (indemnity benefits), medical treatment, death benefits, and […]

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FAQ In Workers’ Comp Cases: Who Is Covered By Workers’ Compensation?

August 22, 2018

Don’t lose your workers’ compensation benefits! Our legislature created the workers’ compensation system to benefit workers injured in the workplace. If you have applied for workers’ compensation benefits and have any questions about your claim and any action that may affect the success of your application for benefits, contact Powell Law today to consult with […]

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FAQ About Workers’ Compensation Cases: How Much Does A Lawyer Cost?

August 1, 2018

When clients who have suffered work-related injuries consult with Powell Law for the first time, they commonly ask about the cost of a lawyer in a workers’ compensation matter. After suffering a work-related injury, an injured employee must meet many mandatory requirements to be deemed eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. The assistance of an experienced […]

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About Pa. Workers’ Comp Forms: LIBC- 496 Notice of Compensation Denial

July 27, 2018

Within 21 days from the date a worker provides notice of an injury, the employer/carrier may deny liability. If so, it issues a Notice of Workers’ Compensation Denial (LIBC-496) to the employee and the claim is now closed. However, at this time, the injured employee may choose to pursue a claim through the litigation system. […]

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