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Tag Archives: wage loss

Are Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation benefits taxable at the State or Federal Level?

By Ira H. Weinstock, P.C. |

QUESTION: Are Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation benefits taxable at the State or Federal Level? ANSWER: This is the time of year that tax forms are sent by Employers. Many clients call our office and inquire about when to expect tax forms from their Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Carriers. Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation wage loss benefits are not… Read More »

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Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act: Ways an Insurance Company can reduce or stop your wage loss benefits

By Ira H. Weinstock, P.C. |

If you have sustained a Pennsylvania work-related injury and are receiving wage loss benefits, there are some pitfalls to consider when you are offered work by your employer or accept alternate work with another employer. First, the day you return back to work at equal or more than your pre-injury wage, the insurance carrier… Read More »

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How Personal Injury and Workers Compensation Can Work Together

By Ira H. Weinstock, P.C. |

  Work related injuries are common, however, many injured workers don’t know that they may have options other than Pennsylvania Workers Compensation when trying to protect their economic loss and livelihood. In Pennsylvania, an injured worker’s employer is generally immune from a traditional civil lawsuit since the law requires the employer to maintain no… Read More »

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HOW TO GIVE YOURSELF THE BEST CHANCE TO WIN YOUR PENNSYLVANIA COMPENSATION CASE

By Ira H. Weinstock, P.C. |

Many times your workers compensation case is won or lost before you even enter the courtroom. Here are some tips to maximize your chance for success: Immediately report the injury no matter how insignificant it may be. DO NOT assume that “everyone knows” that you were injured. Memories fade and co-workers often “forget” that… Read More »

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Increased Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation benefits are due when working for multiple Employers at the time of Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation injury

By Ira H. Weinstock, P.C. |

If an injured worker has two jobs when the injured worker suffers a work-related injury, will both jobs be considered in determining the injured workers’ Pennsylvania workers’ compensation rate? Answer:  Yes.  Under the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act, your employer is obligated to consider all of wages at the time of your injury.  If you… Read More »

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