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    9 Common Work Related Accidents & Injuries In Pennsylvania

    Being hurt on the job often leaves workers unable to continue to perform their duties, causing financial strain on top of the physical injury. Fortunately, there is help available to Pennsylvania residents. At Vanasse Law, LLC, a Lancaster job accident lawyer will meet with injured workers and explain the options and benefits available to them.  While there are many different accidents and injuries that can cause Pennsylvania workers to miss work, there are some that are more common than others. Our Lancaster job accident lawyer explains 9 common work-related accidents and injuries in Pennsylvania.    #1 Strains & Sprains Strains and…

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    10 Common Misconceptions About Workers’ Compensation

    Workers’ compensation is a highly specialized area of the law, and like most areas that have their own rules and method of compensation, there are a lot of misconceptions about how the workers’ compensation system operates. Following are 10 common misconceptions the average worker has about their benefits.  #1 Your Employer Decides If You Have a Valid Claim Many workers think that their employer decides whether or not they have a valid claim and are able to seek workers’ compensation benefits. This is simply not true. The employer has 21 days from the time the employee provides them with notification…

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    10 Reasons Why You Need A Workers’ Compensation Attorney

    When you have suffered an on-the-job injury, you may feel as if you are at the mercy of your employer as you attempt to recover the compensation you are due. However, you don’t have to be. By retaining a Lancaster work injury lawyer at Vanasse Law, LLC, to assist you with your workers’ compensation claim, you have someone advocating for you and ensuring your rights are protected. Following are 10 specific reasons why you should have a Lanacaster work injury lawyer by your side.  #1 The Process is Overwhelming You work hard at what you do; you know your job,…

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    What to Do (and Not Do) After a Work Injury

    When you have been injured on the job, there are certain actions you should, and should not, take to make certain your right to recover any compensation you are due is not compromised.  Our Lancaster job injury lawyer explains.  What To Do After An On-The-Job Injury Following are the steps that you should take when you have been injured on the job.  Report the Injury You are required by law to notify your employer of your injury. While you technically have up to  120 days, our Lancaster job injury lawyer advises telling them as soon as possible, as this will…

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    10 Industries With The Largest Number of Injuries & Illnesses

    Workers’ compensation is not limited to just one or two types of industry types. It is a type of insurance available to almost all workers in virtually every type of occupation. Even so, some industries by their very nature are more dangerous than others. Following are the top 10 industries, according to the Insurance Information Institute, with the highest numbers of injuries and illnesses in 2020. At Vanesse Law, LLC, we help people injured in any line of work obtain the benefits to which they are entitled. Reach out today to schedule a consultation with a Lancaster workers comp lawyer.  #1…

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    6 Types of Workers’ Compensation Benefits Available in Pennsylvania

    Pennsylvania employers are required to provide their workers with workers’ compensation benefits. This insurance coverage is there to provide much-needed financial resources to injured workers and their families and is not limited to just one type of benefit. Pennsylvania actually recognizes six different forms of workers’ compensation benefits, as explained by our Lancaster work injury lawyer.    Temporary Total Disability  Temporary total disability (TTD) benefits are typically available to workers whose on-the-job injuries prevent them from performing any type of work in any capacity. Eligibility for TTD benefits begins one week from the date you, the injured worker, were last able…

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    How Do Prior Injuries Affect Workers’ Compensation Coverage?

    What is a prior injury? A prior, or pre-existing, injury is one that already existed before the new, current injury occurred. It typically refers to an injury to the same body part or area.  What is “aggravation of a pre-existing condition?” It is often the case that a prior injury is aggravated at work. This is known as aggravation of a pre-existing condition. For example, if an employee already has a herniated disc, lifting and moving large boxes at work will likely aggravate that pre-existing condition.  Is coverage available if there was a prior injury? Under Pennsylvania workers’ compensation laws,…

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    Answering Your Pandemic-Related Questions: Are Remote Workers Covered by Workers’ Comp?

    The COVID-19 pandemic wreaked havoc across the world, and Pennsylvania was no exception. Fear of the virus spreading resulted in many workers no longer commuting to the office or other worksite. Instead, working remotely from home became the norm for many. Now, two years later, many workers are still working remotely, and the role workers’ compensation plays for them has become a hot topic. A Lancaster workers compensation attorney explains how coverage in these situations is determined.   How Coverage is Determined It is possible for workers to have injuries they sustained while working remotely covered under their workers’ compensation policy….

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    What Constitutes a Work-Related Injury in Pennsylvania?

    Workers’ comp has a long and rich tradition in Pennsylvania, home to some of the country’s hardest workers; the workers who have a history of getting the job done. For these workers, workers’ comp can be a blessing or a curse. In any event, if you’ve suffered a work-related injury, let an experienced Lancaster job injury lawyer at Vanasse Law help you recover the maximum financial compensation you’re entitled to. A Brief Look at the History According to the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, Pennsylvania lawmakers enacted the Pennsylvania Workmen’s Compensation Act in 1915 when laborers were thought of…

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    Our Lancaster Workman’s Compensation Lawyer Answers Your FAQs

    Workers’ compensation rules and regulations can be entirely too complex for the average injured worker, and your employer and their workers’ comp insurance company are of no help whatsoever since their interests directly conflict with an injured worker’s interests.  If you’ve been hurt at work, your very first call should be to a Lancaster workman’s compensation lawyer at Vanasse Law LLC. Most injured workers are not aware that any statements made to their employer or insurance company may jeopardize their chances of obtaining full financial compensation for their injuries. Below are answers to injured workers’ most common questions regarding workers’…

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