It is extremely important for you to know your rights when it comes to workers’ compensation benefits. Your rights to receive workers’ compensation benefits begin the moment you are hired.

Comprehensive list of legal terms

It is extremely important to report your injury to your supervisor or employer IMMEDIATELY after your injury, even if it doesn’t cause you to miss work or seem that bad.

What to expect following a work injury

As long as you were not doing anything illegal, your injury is covered. So, do not hesitate to report your injury—even if you feel it may be your fault.

Frequently asked workers’ compensation questions

What is workers’ compensation?

Workers’ compensation is a state-mandated insurance program that provides compensation to employees who suffer job-related injuries and illnesses. While the federal government administers a workers’ compensation program for federal and…

How do you know if you need a Pennsylvania workers’ compensation attorney?

The litigation process over serious work-related injuries or illnesses generally requires legal representation. If you are injured, have contracted a work-related illness, or

What should a worker do after getting injured on the job?

It is extremely important to report your injury to your supervisor or employer immediately. You must include the date, time, and circumstances of your injury. As long…

Frequently asked Social Security disability questions

What are Social Security Disability and Supplemental Security Income?

Both Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) are disability plans regulated by the Social Security Administration (SSA). SSDI is a benefit for those who…

How can you afford to pay a lawyer to help with SSDI when you are applying for SSDI because of financial problems?

There is no fee unless our Social Security Disability lawyers are successful in obtaining benefits for you. If successful, the Social Security Administration pays your lawyer….

How do I pay for my student loans if I’m found disabled?

If you have suffered an injury or medical condition that prevents you from working for an indefinite period of time, you may be eligible to cancel…

Recent news about the Firm

Pond Lehocky to host Women Connect event

Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano is hosting Women Connect, a networking event for women in the workplace featuring conversations with women leaders in the business world. The event is being co-sponsored by Esquire Bank. The keynote speaker will be famed businesswoman and...

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Case law updates

With Faulty Rate Hike, Insurers Game the System

Pennsylvania’s independent nonprofit workers’ compensation insurance rating bureau filed documents this week stating that premiums across the state were erroneously raised earlier this year after a major insurance carrier “materially overstated” its reported losses...

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