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September 2012 Archives

Discharge for Misconduct Affects Pennsylvania Workers' Comp Benefits

It's a basic principle of workers' compensation law in Pennsylvania and other states that a worker does not have to prove negligence on the part of an employer (or a third party) in order to be eligible for benefits. If you got hurt on the job, and reported the injury to the employer in a timely manner, that's usually enough to make a claim for benefits.