purchase, george & murphey.
purchase, george & murphey.
A lot of employees in Pennsylvania know that they are eligible for workers’ compensation benefits if they are injured or become ill on the job. However, few workers know exactly what those benefits entail. The Erie County workers’ comp lawyers at Purchase, George & Murphey, P.C. help injured workers understand their benefits and represent them in claims and appeals to the PA workers’ compensation system. The best way to ensure that you get the workers’ comp benefits you need, want, and deserve is to contact one our experienced Erie workers’ compensation attorneys and explore your options today.
Workers’ compensation payments are usually modest. However, these payments make a big difference to many workers and their families who would otherwise be destitute because the breadwinner cannot work. Depending on the situation, injured employees in PA can expect to receive:
Workers injured on the job in Pennsylvania are divided into four categories:
Injured or ill workers in PA may change between these categories, depending on the severity of the injury or whether the condition improves. Employers may require such employees to submit to an examination by a company-approved physician to continue to receive workers’ compensation benefits in Pennsylvania.
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Not all workers in PA are eligible for workers’ compensation benefits. These include independent contractors, business owners, volunteers, employees of private homes, farmers and farmhands, maritime employees, railroad employees, casual workers, and federal government employees. Some of these workers, especially railroad employees, federal government employees, and maritime workers may be covered by other insurance plans. Workers who are intoxicated or use drugs on the job, commit suicide or self-mutilation, commit a crime, or start a fight may not be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits in Pennsylvania.
For more information, contact the experienced and knowledgeable PA workers’ comp attorneys at Purchase, George & Murphey, P.C. in Erie, Pennsylvania. You can call or use our website’s contact form. We want to help you get the workers’ comp benefits you need and deserve after a work-related injury or illness.
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