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Q. 1. What is Pennsylvania workers' compensation?

Workers’ compensation is also referred to as workers’ comp and workman’s comp. The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act provides wage loss and medical benefits to compensation employees suffering from work-related injuries or diseases. The Workers’ Compensation Act also provides for death benefits to the dependants of workers who die as a result of a work-related injury or disease. Workers’ compensation benefits are paid by private insurance companies which have insurance policies with your employer. While the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation administers the system, it does not make the initial determination as to whether you are entitled to receive workers’ compensation benefits. If you disagree with the insurance company’s determination, you may file a petition to have a workers’ compensation judge decide your case.

If you have questions and would like to discuss a work injury or workers’ compensation claim with us, please feel free to call Willig, Williams & Davidson and its work injury lawyers at 1-866-413-COMP (2667) or 1-215-656-3600.

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