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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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About Pa. Workers’ Comp Forms: LIBC-494 Statement of Wages

July 25, 2018

There are many forms that injured workers, employers, and insurers must utilize when a work-related injury occurs in Pennsylvania. All of them are important in their own right and some are more common than others. The Statement of Wages (LIBC-494) enables the calculation of the correct compensation that may be owed to an injured employee. […]

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About Pa. Workers’ Comp Forms: LIBC-344 Employer’s Report Of Injury

July 23, 2018

Employer’s Report of Injury (LIBC-344) is an important form that is filed by employers when a work-related injury occurs in their workplace. The Employer Report of Industrial Injury must be filed with the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC), whenever the employee is absent from work for one work shift or longer. The report of injury […]

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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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