Scranton Moosic Kingston Hazleton Honesdale Workers Compensation- Work Injury Lawyers
If you have suffered loss of use or amputation of a body part as a result of a work injury or work event, you may be entitled to benefits under the Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Act. The Act details what amount of benefits are payable pursuant to a schedule set forth in Section 306(c). Benefits also may be payable for a healing period in certain circumstances. For example, the loss of a hand allows for 335 weeks of benefits plus a 20 week healing period. The loss of a foot, 250 weeks plus a 20 week healing period. The loss of the index finger, 50 weeks plus an 8 week healing period. The loss of the thumb, 100 weeks plus 10 weeks.
If you’ve suffered a work injury and have questions about your claim, contact me at [email protected] or call (570) 347-1011 for a free consultation.
Disclaimer: The above article is for instructive purposes only and each case is fact sensitive. Consultation with an attorney should be obtained instead of reliance upon the legal issues discussed in this column.