Getting Paid for Your Work Injury
Were you hurt on the job? Are you wondering when you'll get your first workers' compensation check? Are you worried about your payments ending?
If you're trying to navigate the complex Pennsylvania workers' compensation system, you may be worried about these issues and more. We've provided answers to some common questions about workers' compensation and payment to get you started.
You probably have a lot more on your mind, and we can help. Call our law firm at 412-455-3265 or contact us online at the top right of this page. Our phones answer 24/7 and our legal consultations are free.
Frequently Asked Questions
What types of payments can you receive from workers' compensation?
In Pennsylvania, you may be able to receive workers' compensation payments if a doctor places you on medical leave from work for more than 7 days. To be paid for your first 7 days of missed work, you need to be off of work and under a doctor's care for at least 14 consecutive work days.
If your workers' compensation claim is approved, you may be able to receive the following payments:
- Medical Benefits
- Total Disability Benefits (lost wages)
- Partial Disability Benefits (lost wages)
- Specific Loss Benefits
- Hearing Loss
- Death Benefits