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In The News: PA Workers Comp Update 6/20/17

 HOW LONG CAN I GET WORKERS’ COMPENSATION BENEFITS IN PA.?  AN UPDATE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION: PENNSYLVANIA SUPREME COURT ISSUES LANDMARK DECISION IN            PROTZ V. WCAB (DERRY AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT) On June 20, 2017, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court declared that Section 306(a.2) of the Pa. Workers’ Compensation Act (the Act) was unconstitutional. Previously, since passage of revisions […]

Injury – 5 Most Common Causes of Workers’ Compensation Injuries

According to the 2012 Liberty Mutual Workplace Safety Index, last year’s 5 most common  causes of work related injuries were overexertion, same-level falls, bodily reactions, lower-level falls, and being struck by an object. Below is some information about each of these and what can be done to prevent them.  Overexertion Overexertion occurs when the body […]