A volunteer EMT in Pennsylvania who was injured on the job is entitled to the statewide average weekly wage despite the fact that she had otherwise been unemployed for decades, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled this week.

Borough of Heidelberg v. Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board revolved around whether �601 of the state Workers’ Compensation Act, which provides workers’ compensation to volunteer firefighters and EMTs, applied to a volunteer EMT who was not otherwise gainfully employed.

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