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What should you know about workers' compensation in Pennsylvania?

When you get hurt, the last thing you want to worry about is having to come up with money for medical bills. Fortunately, if you were hurt on the job, workers' compensation will be there to help cover your medical expenses, lost wages and more.

Can you file a workers' compensation claim for a car crash?

When you drive for work, it's a reality that you're exposed to hazards on the road. You're exposed to dangerous drivers, distracted pedestrians and cyclists, construction work, weather hazards and more. Since you drive for work, you have no other choice but to go out into these conditions, but they can lead to a crash that you have to struggle to recover from.

Learn about Pennsylvania's workers' compensation program

Pennsylvania's workers' compensation system is a no-fault insurance system that covers workers who are hurt on the job. It provides them with coverage for lost wages and medical expenses. It does not, however, cover non-economic damages -- so workers can't pursue pain and suffering damages through workers' compensation.

Lightning is a danger to people working during storms

Summer storms can make even the easiest outdoor job a threat to your safety. Imagine working on a golf course, for example. You might be assigned to take care of the greens or deliver drinks to patrons. The area is large and flat, though, so if a storm is nearby, a single lightning strike could put an end to your positive day.

You can claim workers' compensation for heat stroke

When you're hurt on the job, there should be no question that you have the right to workers' compensation. It is designed to be a safety net for employees who are hurt. They deserve to seek that compensation and receive support while recovering from their injuries.

Yes, you can appeal if your workers' compensation is denied

When you're hurt while working, one of the last things you'd expect is for your workers' compensation claim to be denied. They do get denied, however, because of many different causes. For example, you might not turn in the claim on time, or there might not be enough evidence of your injury to make the workers' compensation insurance company happy to pay out.

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