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February 14th, 2021

Why You Need A Lawyer in Your Worker’s Compensation Case

Imagine for a minute that Joe gets injured at his job. He goes out on Worker’s Compensation. While out, his employer fires him. Joe is upset and worried. He was planning to go back to his job when he was fully recovered. Joe does not know what to do. He did not have a lawyer for his Worker’s Compensation case and is concerned. What A Lawyer Can Do for you in a Worker’s Compensation Case   1. Make Sure You Are Not Waiving Your Rights to other Claims: like when your boss fires you, slashes your hours, reduces your pay, or otherwise discriminates against you One benefit of having a lawyer represent you in your Worker’s Compensation case is that they can identify other lawsuits or claims you may have against your employer. One type of lawsuit that often accompanies a Worker’s Compensation case is a Wrongful Termination or Wrongful Discharge case. When an employer settles a Worker’s Compensation case they ask you to waive all other potential claims you may have against them. Without a lawyer, you would not know to be careful signing something with this language in it. A lawyer can  protect you against dismissing claims you may have against your employer. They can also help get you additional financial recovery. For example, in the above case, Joe’s attorney may have

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October 30th, 2019

AS THE SEASON CHANGES SO DOES THE INCREASE IN SLIP AND FALL ACCIDENTS: WHAT TO KNOW

The fall season comes with many exciting transformations. The leaves start to change colors as the temperatures ease, and as winter waits in the wings, the holiday season approaches. But… + More

August 7th, 2019

Pennsylvania Workers Compensation and Retaliatory Discharge

Getting Fired While On Workers Compensation: Pennsylvania Wrongful Termination Let’s talk about Joe. Joe worked for company ABC for several years. One day he slipped and fell at work and… + More

May 1st, 2019

THE SECRET ABOUT SELECTING DOCTORS THAT PENNSYLVANIA WORKERS’ COMPENSATION INSURERS DO NOT WANT INJURED WORKERS TO KNOW

John was working in a warehouse when a heavy box fell on him, injuring his back and neck.  John knew right away that he was hurt.  He needed to go… + More

March 27th, 2019

Medical Marijuana and Workers Compensation In Pennsylvania

In 2016, Pennsylvania adopted the Medical Marijuana Act. For the first time, doctors are able to prescribe marijuana to address one of a number of serious medical conditions. Included in… + More

March 11th, 2019

WHAT IS UNINSURED AND UNDERINSURED COVERAGE AND WHEN DO I NEED IT?

Uninsured (UM) and Underinsured (UIM) Insurance covers you when you are in a car accident and the other person either does not have insurance or they do not have enough… + More

February 11th, 2019

SHOULD I BRING A PERSONAL INJURY LAWSUIT AND WHO PAYS?

You have been injured. At work, at a store, on a construction project, or on your neighbor’s property. You are unsure whether to sue. Will the  the person who caused… + More

January 25th, 2019

WHO PAYS MY MEDICAL BILLS WHEN I AM INJURED IN A CAR ACCIDENT?

You just got into a car accident. Your neck hurts.  You need to go to the doctor, but you do not know who is responsible for paying your medical bills.… + More

March 11th, 2017

Unfair Labor Practices: Violating Employee Rights

Do you know what an unfair labor practice looks like? Imagine that you’ve worked for the same company for 36 years. In those years you’ve never had a write-up or… + More

March 9th, 2017

Mandatory Overtime and How It Affects Health Care Workers

Act 102–a reprieve for health care workers. In 2015, a healthcare employee was terminated for regular refusal to work mandatory overtime. According to the health care employee, when asked to… + More

February 21st, 2017

5 Signs You’re an Overworked Employee

When you’re burnt out and underpaid what can you do? As an employee you want to do the best you can at your job. Maybe you want to advance in… + More

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