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The Pennsylvania Workers` Compensation Act covers nearly every worker. Employers must provide workers` compensation coverage for all of their employees, including seasonal and parttime workers. Nonprofit corporations, unincorporated businesses, and even employers with only one employee, must comply with the Act`s requirements.
Federal civilian employees, railroad workers, longshoremen, shipyard and harbor workers are covered by other compensation laws.
This article is intended to be helpful and informative. But even common legal matters can become complex and stressful. A qualified workers' compensation lawyer can address your particular legal needs, explain the law, and represent you in court. Take the first step now and contact a local workers' compensation attorney to discuss your specific legal situation.