Category Archives: State Policies

Conditions under which cardio-vascular or heart diseases can be considered as work-related and thus compensable

The second issue of whether or not the illness of petitioner’s husband, myocardial infarction which was the cause of his death is work-related, must likewise be resolved in favor of the petitioner. Under the law on employees’ compensation, death is … Continue reading

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A claim for Medicare, sickness, burial, disability or death should be filed within three (3) years from the occurrence of the contingency

We agree with the petitioner that her claim for death benefits under the SSS law should be considered as the Employees’ Compensation claim itself.  This is but logical and reasonable because the claim for death benefits which petitioner filed with … Continue reading

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