Is My Injury Covered Under Workers’ Compensation?

The qualifications of a work-related injury are not cut and dry. Maybe you weren’t on workplace property, but you were doing something for the direct benefit of your employer. Or maybe you were technically on the clock, but were doing…

Will Workers’ Comp Only Cover Medical Bills?

Workers’ compensation was designed to help injured workers cope and recovery from the injury, regardless of who was at fault.  While your workers’ compensation benefits should minimally cover medical care and expenses directly…

Are Workers Compensation and Social Security Disability Insurance the Same Thing?

Workers compensation and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) are both programs set up to help injured workers provide for their families, but there are several differences:   * First, workers compensation is run by the state while…

What If My Employer Doesn’t Have Workers’ Compensation Insurance?

A Quick Definition - What is Workers' Comp Workers’ Compensation is an insurance program that provides money to people who suffer injuries or illnesses at work or as the result of work duties. In most cases, an employee who suffered a…

4 Tips for Winning a Workers’ Compensation Case

Workers compensation claims are not enjoyable. First and foremost, you are injured and need to deal with concerns of your own personal health. On top of that, you are probably worried if you will receive enough compensation to provide for…

Do Workers’ Compensation Claims Go to Court?

Workers’ compensation is different from many other types of law. You may not have to appear in a traditional court with a jury or judge for your workers’ comp claim. Your lawyer will first attempt to get you a fair settlement in…

Can I Sue in Addition to Getting Workers’ Compensation?

Have you suffered a workplace injury or illness? Do you think you deserve more than just workers’ compensation benefits? There are a few situations when it may be possible to sue in a court of law in addition to receiving workers’…

3 Reasons to File a Workers Comp Claim ASAP

Workers’ compensation cases are difficult; they often pit you against your employer, even when it was an accident and no one was really at fault. On top of that, they are controlled by strict time constraints. When you’re injured…

Ikea recalls 2,300 Children’s Swings

Ikea North America Services LLC, of Conshohocken, Pa issued a September 16 recall of 2,300 GUNGGUNG child’s swings because of faulty parts. Use of this product poses risk of injury and should be stopped immediately.   Of the 2,300…

When to Hire a Workers Comp Lawyer

Workers’ Compensation, or workmans’ comp, is an insurance program that provides compensation to people who suffer injuries or illnesses on-the-job or as a result of job duties. Each state has its own set of workers’ comp laws…