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Facts and figures for Pennsylvania workers' comp injuries

Each year Pennsylvania's Bureau of Workers’ Compensation publishes a report that includes statistics for workers' compensation injuries from the previous year.

We dug into the most recent report and found some interesting facts regarding the state's 159,170 workers' comp injuries in 2016.

4 types of workers' compensation benefits

Many workers have a general understanding of what workers' compensation. It is a form of insurance that provides for individuals who have been injured at work.

But what does workers' comp cover? What kinds of benefits does workers' comp provide? In this post, we will offer a brief overview of the types of workers' comp benefits.

The role of the impairment rating evaluation in workers’ comp

The IRE is undergoing scrutiny by PA courts

From start to finish, making a workers’ compensation claim is a fight. Injured workers must do everything they can to obtain the benefits they need. Even once benefits are received, insurers will do their best to limit the length and amount by having claimants go through an impairment rating evaluation (IREs).

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