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Category Archives: Workers Compensation


Differences between Workers’ Compensation and Disability Claims

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

Workers’ compensation is a type of insurance that can assist injured employees by replacing a portion of their salary and helping with medical expenses. This coverage is available for everyone, provided you are an employee and injured in the course and scope of your employment, regardless of fault. You might be wondering what the… Read More »

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What to Know about Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Benefits

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

Workers’ compensation is a state-mandated program; there are no federal laws that regulate benefits across the county. Each state has its own rules, and coverage requirements can vary slightly. Some states may not require employers to purchase workers’ compensation coverage unless they employ a certain number of people. In Pennsylvania, most employers must purchase… Read More »

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Coronavirus Causation Conundrum: Proving COVID-19 Exposure in the Workplace

By Gerard Gaughan |

Coronavirus cases continue to rise in the United States, including in Pennsylvania. Nevertheless, more and more people are returning to work every day as schools, business, and other public spaces reopen. Given this reality, the risk of an employee being exposed to coronavirus, and subsequently developing COVID-19, is becoming more likely every day. In… Read More »

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COVID19 Covered by Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Act

By O'Donnell Law Offices |

The COVID19 pandemic has changed the way Pennsylvanians tackle their daily responsibilities.  For those workers deemed to be “essential” under government mandates, their work (in the workplace) must go on.  These brave and skilled individuals are at heightened risk for contracting coronavirus.  What protections does the Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Act provide if the virus… Read More »

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