10 Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Myths Addressed

There are many ‘myths’ out there about Pennsylvania workers’ compensation that I hear during an intake process. I address those myths in this article. Here are the top 10 Pennsylvania workers comp myths. I should just wait and see how my injury heals Waiting to see how your injury heal before providing notice of injury to your employer and filing a workers’ compensation claim will put your claim in jeopardy. There are statutory deadlines to provide notice to your employer…

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Can I Get a Job While on Workers’ Comp Benefits?

The Pennsylvania workers’ compensation process can drag on for injured workers. A frequent question I am asked is whether an injured worker can start a new job while on workers’ compensation benefits. The answer is yes, an injured worker can start a new job while on workers’ compensation benefits. An Injured worker must report new job to the insurance carrier If an injured worker is receiving wage loss benefits and begins working a new job, the injured worker is required…

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Termination and Suspension Petitions in Pennsylvania Workers Compensation

Termination and suspension petitions in Pennsylvania workers’ compensation are frequently litigated. They are filed by Employers and are a direct threat to benefits for injured workers in Pennsylvania. What are they and are they different? Termination Petition in Pennsylvania workers’ compensation Termination Petitions are filed by employers in Pennsylvania workers’ compensation when the employer is alleging that the injured worker has fully recovered from the work injury. Essentially, the employer is asking a Workers’ Compensation Judge (WCJ) to terminate/end wage…

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