Helpful Links and Resources

Helpful Links and Resources

Bureau of Labor Statistics

A leading federal agency that provides information and statistics on the rate and incidence of work related injuries, illnesses and fatalities.

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Provides information for Pennsylvania workers who sustain an injury on the job and are seeking workers’ compensation or wage-loss compensation.

Injured Worker Pharmacy

A national pharmacy that advocates for injured workers.  They ship medications directly to those who have been injured and collect payment from the insurance companies.

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

A federal agency that is responsible for conducting research and providing information on workplace injuries.

National Safety Council

An organization that collects, analyzes and distributes information on occupational injury and fatality statistics.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

A federal agency that is responsible for ensuring that workers are employed in safe and healthy working environments.

Pennsylvania AFL-CIO

An organization that is dedicated to improving the lives of workers through programs that aim to help promote job safety and healthy working conditions.

Pennsylvania Bar Association

The Pennsylvania Bar Association is committed to improving the general public’s understanding of the legal system as well as to improve their access to the available legal services.  In addition, services and information are available for attorneys to enhance and support their professional careers.

Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I)

This department is dedicated to improving the quality of life and financial security for Pennsylvania workers.  L&I oversees the administration of Workers’ Compensation benefits to workers who have been injured on the job as well as the enforcement of safety standards in the workplace.

Pennsylvania Department of State

A public service agency that helps to protect the health, safety and welfare of Pennsylvania residents.  The department is responsible for regulating and enforcing the policies and practices that are in place to protect the general public.

Pennsylvania Federation of Injured Worker’s

An organization that provides education and support to workers and to the families of workers who have been injured or became ill while in the workplace.

Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act

This is the act that details the requirements for who and what is covered under the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation coverage including Workers’ Compensation benefits for work-related injuries and illnesses, wage-loss benefits and death benefits.

Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Journal

An online publication that highlights new developments in the practice and procedures of Workers’ Compensation law in Pennsylvania.

Philadelphia Bar Association

The Philadelphia Bar Association is committed to providing a multitude of resources and services to the public including information on attorney referrals, fee disputes, notable supreme court opinions and other helpful web sites.  In addition, the association provides up-to-date information for lawyers on the both state and local legislation.

United Steelworkers

A large private sector union that represents thousands of workers in the United States in specific industries fighting to improve their working conditions, benefits and wages.

Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board

A judicial board whose main purpose is to review petitions for reconsideration or rehearings of decisions fro Workers’ Compensation.

Workers’Compensation.com

A comprehensive source of Workers’ Compensation information including state rules, statues, insurance and essential forms.  This easy to use information is available for all 50 states.