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Construction Industry Employee Or Independent Contractor?

March 18, 2019

Many cases are litigated every year in Pennsylvania concerning the misclassification of independent contractors (“IC”), which are more prevalent in the construction and health care industries. In Pennsylvania, based on 2018 data, there are over a quarter of a million construction jobs. Many companies utilize “IC diagnostics” to minimize these lawsuits and analyze whether their […]

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Difficulty Obtaining Workers’ Comp Insurance? SWIF May Help

March 12, 2019

Injuries occur in the workplace every day. If any Pennsylvania employee suffers a work-related injury, the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act entitles him to receive benefits that include payments for medical expenses and lost wages. There are additional types of benefits available under the Act, including death benefits for the survivors of those workers killed on the job. It is […]

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Some Pennsylvania Workers’ Comp Basics: Partial Disability

March 8, 2019

If a Pennsylvanians worker suffers a “work injury,” she is entitled to receive benefits under Pennsylvania law, specifically, the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act. There are various types of benefits under the Act, including weekly disability income benefits, medical treatment, and death benefits for survivors of workers killed in the workplace. The entire body of Pennsylvania law that applies to workers’ […]

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Some Pennsylvania Workers’ Comp Basics: Work-Related Injuries

March 4, 2019

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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Some Pennsylvania Workers’ Comp Basics: Benefits

February 22, 2019

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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A Short History Of Workers’ Compensation Law

February 8, 2019

As the industrialization of the 20th Century caused economic growth, the number of workplace accidents increased. In 1900, there were two million workers injured and 350,000 killed in accidents. Between the years 1889 and 1906, the accident rate among railroad workers doubled. In 1907, efforts to minimize occupational injuries and to develop compensation programs to […]

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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 113 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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