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Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation FAQs

Submitted by emm on Wed, 11/23/2022 - 12:17

Every year, employees throughout Pennsylvania suffer from work-related injuries. If this happens to you, workers' compensation covers medical care, lost wages, and specific loss benefits until you’re ready to go back to work.

Although it provides invaluable support, the Pennsylvania workers’ comp system can be tricky to navigate.

This article answers frequently asked questions about how to apply for workers’ compensation in Pennsylvania, collect the right evidence, and respond to a denial. We also explain how a workers’ comp lawyer can help.

Target Workers’ Compensation FAQs

Submitted by Elizabeth V on Mon, 09/26/2022 - 12:46

Target is a national retailer of upscale discount items, with over 1,700 locations across the United States. Career opportunities include sales associate, cashier, inventory control, and stocker. Many of the associated duties include heavy lifting, long hours on one’s feet, and stocking shelves, all the while trying to dodge warehouse vehicles.

What Makes You Eligible For Workers' Compensation?

Submitted by Elizabeth V on Tue, 09/06/2022 - 17:56

What Makes You Eligible For Workers' Compensation?

You can’t automatically assume that because you were injured at work that you will be eligible for workers' compensation as there are specific requirements you must meet to get this benefit. However, most employees are covered by workers’ compensation insurance taken out by their employer. In order to meet workers’ comp. eligibility, you need to have suffered a work-related injury or illness, or be a dependent of a worker killed on the job.

Florida Workers’ Compensation FAQs

Submitted by jam on Mon, 08/15/2022 - 11:25

An accident at work can disrupt your daily routine and cause pain, lost wages, and sometimes extensive medical treatment. If this happens to you, you can file for workers’ compensation to receive a percentage of your wages and cover your medical bills until you can return to work.

If you’ve never filed for Florida workers’ comp, you may not be sure what to do. How do you file? What evidence do you need for your claim? What happens if your claim is denied? This article explains how workers’ compensation in Florida works and how an experienced lawyer can help.

Can I File a Walmart Workers’ Compensation Claim in California?*

Submitted by emm on Fri, 08/12/2022 - 15:13

If you were injured while working at Walmart in California, you can file a workers’ compensation claim. As a Walmart employee you can prepare a WC claim under Walmart's workers’ compensation program, even if you were partly to blame for the accident.

This gives you the opportunity to get your medical expenses paid for the medical care you need while also getting paid for any lost wages when you are unable to work.

Amazon Workers’ Compensation FAQs

Submitted by jam on Wed, 07/20/2022 - 08:16

In less than a decade, Amazon has become one of the nation’s top employers, with approximately one out of every 153 U.S. employees working for the eCommerce giant. Many of these jobs are in Amazon warehouses, where heavy loads and vehicle traffic present a constant hazard: according to one report, about 38,000 Amazon workers were injured on the job in 2021
If you are hurt at Amazon, you may be able to file a workers’ compensation claim to cover your medical treatment costs and pay a percentage of your wages until you’re ready to return.

How Do I Get Workers’ Compensation in My State?

Submitted by jam on Mon, 06/20/2022 - 11:43

Workers’ compensation represents an insurance policy companies purchase to pay for the costs associated with workplace accidents. Virtually every state requires businesses to buy workers’ comp insurance, but the process for filing a claim differs a bit between the states. However, workers that file a claim for workers’ compensation insurance follow many similar steps regardless of where they live. One of the most important things to do if your employer fails to uphold its responsibility to pay workers’ comp benefits involves working with an attorney.

Why Are Workers’ Compensation Claims Denied?

Submitted by rsg on Thu, 05/12/2022 - 17:52

You can be denied workers’ compensation benefits for numerous reasons. There are legitimate claims that are denied every year. Here are some of the more common reasons that workers’ comp claims are denied, and what can be done to get your claim approved and recover the benefits that you need to help you after your workplace injury.

What is Workers’ Compensation and How Does It Work?

Submitted by rsg on Wed, 03/30/2022 - 11:11

If you suffered an injury while at work, you may be able to file a claim against your employer for workers’ compensation benefits. Each state has its own laws regarding workers’ compensation benefits, but in most states, workers’ compensation covers about two-thirds of the employee’s lost wages plus medical expenses associated with treating the injury.

Workers’ Compensation California

Submitted by amm on Wed, 03/23/2022 - 15:21

If you were injured while working in California, you can file a claim for workers’ compensation benefits. Workers’ compensation pays a portion of your lost wages as well as your medical expenses associated with your work-related accident. This is a closer look at workers’ compensation in California and how to pursue a claim after suffering a work-related injury.