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Tag Archives: Occupational Hearing Loss

HEARING LOSS BENEFITS UNDER THE PENNSYLVANIA WORKERS’ COMPENSATION ACT

By Ira H. Weinstock |

Hearing loss benefits are considered a specific loss under the Workers’ Compensation Act. If an employee has been exposed to hazardous occupational noise, which has caused at least 10 percent binaural (both ears) hearing loss, the employer is responsible to pay benefits under the Act.  While a single episode of hazardous noise, a blow… Read More »

Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Hearing Loss

By Ira H. Weinstock |

Work related hearing loss can occur to individuals who work in fields outside the quiet 9 to 5 office. Employees in construction, trucking industry, manufacturing, and/or air traffic control, for example, come in contact with loud machines and equipment daily. Employees who have suffered hearing loss due to their place of employment, can file… Read More »

Police Officers and Off the Job Injuries

By Ira H. Weinstock |

Police Officers Are Entitled To Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Benefits When Injured From Exercising or Working Out Off the Job Posted by Ira H. Weinstock, P.C. in Workers’ Compensation, Helpful Information, and Heart and Lung Blog on November 5, 2014   Police officers often are required to meet certain physical requirements as part of their… Read More »

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