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Workers' Compensation Archives


Now that the Eagles have won a Super Bowl, it is time to make sure other important items in our lives are properly in order. If you have unpaid medical bills from a work accident, it is important that you immediately consult an attorney to discuss your rights.

Watch for Increased Injuries When the Warm Weather Approaches The Lehigh Valley and Western New Jersey

sun clipart.gifIf you live in the Lehigh Valley or in Warren County, New Jersey, the warm weather will be here soon. If you were to interview Emergency Room staff in the local hospitals such as St. Luke's, Lehigh Valley Hospital, or St. Luke's Warren, the staff may comment that there is a significant rise in injuries during the summer months. This is a phenomenon that has been in existence for a long time. It is human nature to spend more time outside during the summer months. From participating in more sporting events to working longer hours outside with machinery, the risk of injuries nearly doubles. One group which experiences this increased risk of injury is seasonal summer workers.

Seasonal Workers are Prone to Injuries. Know Your Rights!

seasonal job.jpgAs the Holiday Season approaches, people often search for ways to make extra money in order to buy that perfect Christmas gift. People young and old eagerly fill positions at malls and Christmas tree farms hiring seasonal help. Unfortunately, seasonal workers statistically tend to suffer injuries more than the "year-round" employees.

Will the Federal Gov. Become Involved in Workers' Compensation?

workers3 comp.jpgDuring the last 13 years, at least 30 states have changed laws designed to protect injured workers - to the detriment of employees. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently concluded that this trend to the bottom creates a tremendous risk for injured workers to tailspin into poverty. And the federal government is considering stepping in.

Report Your Work Accident Before It Is Too Late!

workers comp2.jpgIn today's fast-paced work world, every employee is trying to meet a constant deadline. Over the years of handling thousands of workers' compensation matters, I have seen numerous employees suffer injuries while attempting to finish jobs in a quick manner. Often, the worker does not initially report their injury. Instead, the worker simply turns to the next task at hand and continues working.

Litigation Arising from Workplace Injuries

If you or a member of your family has suffered an injury on the job, or if you have tragically lost a family member while he or she was on the job, you need to enlist the services of an attorney who is skilled and experienced in handling workplace injury litigation and workers' compensation claims. At Winegar Wilhelm Glynn & Roemersma, our legal team features some of the most esteemed and successful workplace injury and workers' compensation lawyers in the nation. Their impressive record of success in handling claims involving Pennsylvania workplace injuries is a testament to their ability to help injured workers and their families get back on their feet after devastating workplace accidents that create unforeseeable economic, emotional, and physical hardships in their lives.

Workers' Comp vs. Personal Injury

89490703-xs.jpgIf you have sustained an injury at your place of work and are no longer able to perform your assigned job duties as a result, you are almost certainly eligible to receive workers' compensation benefits. It is important to note, however, that you may also be entitled to collect damages from a third party or, if you meet very stringent criteria, from your employer by filing a personal injury lawsuit. The Pennsylvania workers' comp experts of the law firm of Winegar Wilhelm Glynn & Roemersma can evaluate your circumstances and advise you of the best course of action to take in your particular case.& ;

Injured at work in Pennsylvania?

Too often an employee suffers a work accident and serious injury. The employer is reluctant to initially report the injury out of fear the compensation premiums will rise. Here are some tips when dealing with an employer that refuses to report a work injury.

Two major rules for every injured worker

In this new economic climate, employers are laying off several employees. These layoffs impact the safety of workers who remain on the job. Specifically, workers are now required to perform multiple tasks without the same level of help from other co workers. There are two major rules which every injured worker should adhere to: 1) Report the injury the day of the accident and 2) Inform your doctor the accident occurred at work.

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