Can I get an award for a work-related scar?

by Karl Voigt Can someone injured at work get an award for a resultant scar? Yes, if that scar is to the head or neck, whether the client has been injured and scarred in an accident, or has had work-related surgery resulting in scarring. §306(c)(22) of the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act allows for an award … Continue reading Can I get an award for a work-related scar?

Is Your Average Weekly Wage Correct?

by Karl Voigt Is your average weekly wage correct? And why is that important? Workers' compensation claimants receive a weekly wage loss benefit directly based on their preinjury average weekly wage (AWW). Namely, the check you get is based on the check you got before you were injured. Under the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act, there are … Continue reading Is Your Average Weekly Wage Correct?