Workers’ Compensation Frequently Asked Questions
What is workers’ compensation? Workers’ compensation is a system that reimburses employees for medical treatment and lost wages for work-related injuries and disease. Employers must have workers’ compensation insurance coverage in Pennsylvania to cover these expenses (with some
Personal Injury Damages: What You Need to Know
In a personal injury case, the complaint alleges that the defendant engaged in conduct--or failed to take actions--that caused injuries and other damages to the plaintiff. The defendant's behavior is typically described as negligent, reckless, careless, or illegal. The lawsuit’s ...
What Are the Most Common Causes of Workplace Injuries?
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 2.9 million workplace injuries took place in private sector businesses in 2016. That's almost three incidents for every 100 full time workers. With all those employees getting hurt, it’s pretty evident ...
Pennsylvania Personal Injury Statutes of Limitations Explained
What they are Statutes of limitations are laws that determine how long a person can wait to bring a lawsuit after an incident that creates a legal claim. For example, if you are a party to a written contract governed ...
Construction’s “Fatal Four
Construction workers face the risk of injury and death every time they clock in, accounting for one out of every five work-related deaths in 2014. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the “Fatal Four,” or four most ...