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    Can I Get Workers’ Comp Benefits After Being Terminated in Pennsylvania

    If you have been terminated from your job but believe you are entitled to workers’ compensation, the Pennsylvania workers’ compensation attorneys at Vanasse Law, LLC have helped employees successfully complete the difficult and often stressful process of getting the workers’ compensation benefits to which they are entitled. Our team is here to answer any questions you might have. Can An Employer Fire an Employee Because of an Injury?  The state of Pennsylvania is one that has an “at-will” employment system in place. This means that an employee is free to leave employment at will or at any given time without…

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    Can You Be Disqualified from Receiving Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Pennsylvania?

    Through the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act, employers are generally required to carry workers’ compensation insurance to compensate employees who are injured on the job. These benefits are available for most work-related injuries and illnesses that happen while on the job or performing job-related duties.  If an employer fails to carry the workers’ compensation insurance required by law, employees who are injured can file lawsuits against them, and the employer can face not only state fines but also criminal prosecution.  While most injuries and illnesses that occur at work are covered, there are ways that you can be disqualified. A local…

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    Workers’ Compensation: What Are Scarring and Disfigurement Claims?

    Being injured on the job is one of the last things that you expect or hope to happen when you are working to support yourself and your family. While immediate medical care may address any threatening injuries, those that result in permanent scarring, disfigurement, and disability can be especially impactful.  If you’ve experienced life-altering, long-term injuries on the job, workers’ compensation provides you with the money you need to cover the costs and damages associated with your injury. When it comes to scarring and disfigurement, there are specific damages that your PA workers’ compensation lawyer can help you identify, measure,…

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    What You Need to Know About Workers’ Compensation and Medical Marijuana in Pennsylvania

    Medical marijuana has provided a preferable alternative to pharmaceutical drugs for a variety of patients in Pennsylvania. The options available to persons who are experiencing chronic pain and a variety of other medical conditions in the United States were, as recently as the late 20th century, limited largely to opioids, muscle relaxers, injections, and a broad range of other drugs and treatments. These pharmaceutical drugs and treatments often have negative side effects and can lead to life-destroying opioid addictions.    If you have been injured on the job and mandatory drug testing revealed the presence of marijuana in your system,…

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    Tips to Prepare for Your Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Deposition

    When you’ve been injured on the job in Pennsylvania and filed for the workers’ compensation benefits you are owed, it is possible that the insurer will request that you submit to a deposition. A deposition is testimony that is given under oath and can be used as evidence in your workers’ comp case. Counsel for the insurer will ask you questions related to your claim, and your ability to recover the compensation you are seeking can depend greatly on your answers. Because of this, the importance of being prepared cannot be overstressed. Following are some tips from our Lancaster hurt…

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    10 Qualities To Consider Before Hiring A Lancaster Workers’ Comp Lawyer

    We know you have choices when it comes to hiring an attorney to help you with your on-the-job injury. Following are ten qualities we believe you should look for in a Lancaster workers’ comp lawyer before deciding whether or not you will hire them. Just remember, at Vanasse Law, LLC, we are proud of our reputation and the work we do and we don’t mind when you compare us to the competition because we know we will stand up to the test. #1 Look At Their Experience When you are considering a Lancaster workers’ comp lawyer, one of the first…

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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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