Uninsured Employers in Pennsylvania

Employers who fail to obtain Workers’ Compensation Act insurance may face fines and/or imprisonment. Employers who violate the Workers’ Compensation Act by failing to have workers’ compensation insurance can face fines and/or imprisonment. Under Section 305(b) of the Workers’ Compensation Act, 77 P.S. §§ 501, failing to maintain workers’ compensation insurance is a third degree misdemeanor, or a third degree felony for intentional violations. If you do not have workers’ compensation insurance, and an employee is claiming entitlement to benefits, the attorneys at Schaff & Young, PC are versed in this area and will tackle all issues associated with the litigation.