What is a Notice of Temporary Compensation Payable in Pennsylvania Workers Comp?

A Notice of Temporary Compensation Payable, otherwise known as an NTCP, is a temporary acceptance of a work related injury.  When an insurance carrier issues an NTCP, they have temporarily accepted the work-related injury, but can subsequently issue a denial as well. Pennsylvania workers compensation is a form driven.  In our legal lingo, we refer to what is the current 'operative document'.  When an injury occurs at work, a workers' compensation insurance carrier can issue one of three distinct forms.…

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Common Pennsylvania work-related foot and ankle injuries

I have represented many Pennsylvania injured workers who suffered work-related foot and ankle injuries.  In the beginning, the foot and ankle work-related injury may seem to not be a big deal.  The reality is though that these type of injuries tend to case significant dysfunction for injured workers.  So what are the common causes of foot or ankle related injuries we see in Pennsylvania? Common foot and ankle work-related injuries Most foot and ankle injuries occur from a specific traumatic…

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