QUE DEBE DE ESPERAR EN UNA AUDIENCIA DE COMPENSACIÓN AL TRABAJADOR Parte 1: Preparación para la audiencia

Su abogado de compensación al trabajador ha presentado una Petición para proteger sus derechos a recibir beneficios de compensación al trabajador para su lesión de trabajo, o quizás su empleador ha presentado una Petición para terminar esos beneficios.  ¿Que debe de esperar? Después que una Petición es presentada, su caso será asignado a un Juez…

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Disfigurement and the Workers Compensation Act

A client came to see me not long ago with scarring on her hand from a work injury. Mercifully, she was back to work and without discomfort but she was left with some unsightly scarring on her hand. She asked if the law provides compensation for the disfigurement. In Pennsylvania only disfigurement of the head,…

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Injuries While Commuting to or from Work

I am often asked whether an injury sustained in an accident while commuting to or from work is compensable under the Workers Compensation Act. The answer is complicated. Very generally, injuries sustained while commuting to or from work ARE NOT covered under the Worker’s Compensation Act. So, if a person gets hurt in an accident…

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