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Most Pennsylvania employers must purchase workers’ compensation insurance. Workers’ compensation ensures that employees receive medical treatment and compensation when they sustain a work-related injury. The law allows employers and workers’ compensation insurance companies to modify, reduce, or terminate workers’ compensation benefits when a worker returns to work or when the disability status…

In the U.S., a disabling injury occurs every 1 second, a fatal injury occurs every 4 minutes. A work related fatal or death claim involves the payment to the survivors of an employee fatally injured in the course and scope of his or her employment. Survivors include surviving spouse, children,…

If you are receiving both Workers’ Compensation Benefits and Heart and Lung Act benefits, the general rule is that you should be receiving your Workers’ Compensation Benefits at your personal address directly from your Workers’ Compensation Carrier and not from your employer. There are, however, a few exceptions to this rule: If you…

With regard to injuries occurring on or after June 24, 1996, Section 306(a.2)(1) of the Workers’ Compensation Act enables a workers’ compensation insurance carrier to request an Impairment Rating Evaluation (“IRE”) when a Claimant has received one hundred four (104) weeks of total disability compensation. The Claimant is required to…