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What types of workers’ compensation benefits are available to me in Pennsylvania?

With any serious injury, you are likely concerned about not just recovery, but how you will pay your bills both present and future, especially if …

Answered by Samuel H. Pond

What injuries are covered by workers’ comp in Pennsylvania?

Save for those included in a few exempt categories, every worker in the United States is eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. If you …

Answered by David F. Stern

Do I qualify for workers’ comp in Pennsylvania?

Most workers in the United States qualify for workers’ compensation benefits, even workers who are undocumented or only work part time. There …

Answered by Jerry M. Lehocky

Can I work while receiving workers’ comp benefits in Pennsylvania?

Whether you can work while remaining eligible for workers’ compensation benefits depends on your injury. If you were seriously injured, and …

Answered by Samuel H. Pond

Can I work part time after receiving workers’ compensation benefits in North Carolina?

You can work part time if you are not able to return to work full time due to your injury. The point of workers’ compensation benefits is not …

Answered by Bobby L. Bollinger, Jr.

If I’m an undocumented worker, can I still file for workers’ compensation in California?

In California, as in many states, undocumented workers are provided for in the event of a workplace accident. California Labor Code section 3351(a) …

Answered by Russell L. Glauber

How Do I Get Treatment After A California Work Injury When Medical Requests Are Denied?

Medical request denial after a work accident can leave you feeling hopeless and desperate. When it seems obvious that workers’ compensation …

Answered by Keith Philip More

I’ve been injured at work in New York. Can I sue my employer?

In New York, the workers’ compensation system serves an alternative to a lawsuit against your employer. It may be possible to sue an employer …

Answered by David Klein

What types of benefits are available for workers’ compensation in California?

Under California’s workers’ compensation system, workers are eligible for several types of benefits for a work-related injury or illness. …

Answered by Marcelo A. Dieguez

Do I need a lawyer for my California workers’ compensation claim?

Many people wonder whether it is worth it to hire an attorney to help them in their workers’ compensation claim. While there is no law that …

Answered by David S. Galperson

My Minnesota workers’ compensation claim was denied. Do I need an attorney?

If you were injured at work and your claim for benefits was denied, you’re certainly not alone. Many employees have found themselves in this …

Answered by Jerry W. Sisk

How much is my Illinois workers’ compensation case worth?

When a worker is hurt on the job and unable to work, he or she is entitled to payment to cover all medical bills fully as well as temporary total …

Answered by Anthony Ivone

How do I file a workers’ compensation claim in California?

First and foremost, have you reported your injury to your employer? That’s the first thing you want to do. Your employer is then legally …

Answered by Steven W. Martin

Do I need a lawyer for worker's compensation case in Florida?

Yes because there are two benefits, and only two benefits, which you receive in a workers' compensation case.You get medical expenses that …

Answered by Barry A. Stein

Do I Need A Lawyer For A Workers Comp Case In Pennsylvania?

If you’ve been injured on the job in Pennsylvania, you can pursue a workers' compensation claim for medical costs …

Answered by Jeffrey S. Gross

How do I get the medical care I need in a worker's compensation case in Florida?

In Florida, all workers' compensation cases begin by asking your employer for medical care for an accident-related injury. If a physician …

Answered by Barry A. Stein

How long may I receive worker’s compensation medical benefits in Florida?

In Florida, Worker’s compensation medical benefits are to be provided to allow you to recover from your work related injury. If you have a …

Answered by Barry A. Stein

I have heard about settlements in New York Workers' Compensation known as a Schedule Loss of Use and a Section 32. Can you explain I only injured my arm?

There are many different types of settlements. As your attorney, it would be my job to review the needs of the injured worker both …

Answered by Leslie G. Tilles

Under the Illinois Workers' Compensation Act, does my employer have to take me back to work after my doctor releases me from medical care due to a work-related accident?

No, your employer does not have to provide you with employment after you are released by your doctor.  However, if your doctor releases you to …

Answered by Arnold G. Rubin

If I am unable to return to work after my New York State work related injury, can I apply for Social Security Disability?

Yes. Workers' compensation and Social Security cases work well together. The injured worker can receive both workers' compensation …

Answered by Leslie G. Tilles

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