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Workers' Compensation Archives

The type of worker that is most apt to be struck on the job

The Center for Construction Research and Training (CPWR) released a new study on Aug. 2 in which they note that the injury rate in the construction sector is higher than that of any other major industry. As a result, they suggest measures that employers in this industry must take to reduce the struck-by incidence rate in this sector.

Pennsylvania's Supreme Court rules impairment ratings are invalid

The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania on June 20, 2017, decided to modify a longstanding law that has governed how workers' compensations benefits have been awarded over the past 20 years. Based on the high court's ruling, workers who are severely injured on the job will now be able to qualify to receive benefits more closely aligned with the injuries they suffered.

Injured on the job? You may have to fight for fair compensation

Many employees assume that if a worksite injury is severe enough, their employer's insurance will kick in and propose some fair compensation for their losses. However, even if the injury is serious and permanent, an employer's insurance may fight tooth and nail to keep from making fair amends.

Injured on the job? What if your employer isn't insured?

Any business that employs workers in the state of Pennsylvania is required to have workers' compensation insurance to protect employees who get hurt at work. It's the law. But sometimes workers become injured on the job only to discover that their employer has neglected to maintain this important insurance.

Five important workers' compensation questions and answers

An on-the-job injury can be devastating to your physical, emotional and financial health. If you or someone you love has been hurt in the course of employment, it's important to know your rights and take steps to protect them. Read on for some of the most common workers' compensation questions and their answers.

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