Cardamone Law has settled millions of dollars of workers’ compensation cases for injured workers in the past year. We’re a unique firm dedicated 100% to injured workers with 100% of our practice being Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Law. Many of our settlements were over $200,000.00. We focus on each case and maximize the outcomes. Attorney Cardamone… More Cardamone Law- PA Work Comp Settlements
In Stepp v. Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board (No. 2270 C.D. 2013, filed September 10, 2014), the Commonwealth Court decided whether an employer may take an offset against a claimant’s workers’ compensation benefits under Section 204 (a) of the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act for pension benefits funded by its wholly-owned subsidiary. Unfortunately, the answer is yes.… More Philadelphia Workers Comp Attorney- Case Law Update Regarding Pension Offset
No. The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, in a recent Opinion, (Babu v. Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board) has ruled that an injured worker- even though a nurse herself, cannot be reimbursed for Ayurvedic treatment she underwent in India because it was not done vis-a-vis a referral or under the supervision of a licensed Pennsylvania health care… More Case Law Update: Can An Injured Worker Be Compensated For Ayurvedic Medical Treatment When Not Prescribed By A Licensed Pennsylvania Health Care Practitioner?
Yes. Why? Pursuant to this Decision from the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, dated August 11, 2014, even though the injured worker quit, the Employer directed him to clean out the truck before leaving, and after he did that, he tripped on a pallet jack causing a fall and resultant injury. The reasoning of the Court… More Pennsylvania Work Comp Law- Marazas v. Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board (Vitas Healthcare Corporation)-Can An Employee, After Quitting, Be Considered In The Course And Scope Of Employment When Injured On The Premises Before Leaving?
In this Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Decision, the Court held that the Employer bore the burden to prove that the loss of earning power of its employee, David Cruz, was due to his lack of United States citizenship or other legal work authorization in order to obtain a Suspension of his workers’ compensation disability benefits.… More Cruz vs. Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board- What Is The Proper Allocation Of The Burden of Proof Between An Employer And A Workers’ Compensation Claimant Regarding The Injured Employee’s Legal Eligibility Under Federal Immigration Law To Obtain Suitable Employment When The Employer Seeks To Suspend Disability Benefits?
In a Commonwealth Court Decision dated June 30, 2014, the Court affirmed the Order of the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board which affirmed the Workers’ Compensation Judge’s decision that $29,995.59 of work-related medical expenses were not directly payable to Claimant. See Evans v. WCAB (Highway Equipment And Supply Company) No. 2252 C.D. 2013. Claimant had filed… More Case Review: Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Subrogation, Medical Expenses, and Reimbursement
Do repetitive work injuries count as work-related injuries in Pennsylvania? Yes! Whether your injury was sustained suddenly, or from repetitive work activities, it is a work injury so long as 1) you were an employee at the time, 2) it occurred in the course and scope of your employment (ie, while you were working), and… More Pennsylvania Workers’ Comp And Repetitive Work Injuries Information
Under Section 406 of the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act, if an employer is uncertain whether a claim is compensable or uncertain of the extent of liability, they can initiate compensation payments without prejudice and without admitting liability pursuant to a Notice of Temporary Compensation Payable (“NTCP”) on a form as prescribed by the Department of… More How Does A Notice Of Temporary Compensation Payable Work In Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation?
The Cardamone Law Firm, LLC– a specialized Pennsylvania Work Comp boutique firm founded by Attorney Michael W. Cardamone and dedicated 100% to the strong representation of injured workers in Pennsylvania, has opened its third office- in Exton, PA to help serve its growing client base. With a main office in Blue Bell, PA, and satellite… More The Cardamone Law Firm, LLC Opens Chester County Office For Injured Workers
No. The Commonwealth Court, in a well reasoned Opinion dated May 27, 2014, (No. 1693 C.D. 2013) has ruled that the Decedent in this case did not abandon his employment when trying to stop an individual from leaving the premises after an attempted robbery when he was run over by the criminal. The Court reversed… More Wetzel v. Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board (Parkway Service Station)- Does An Injured Worker Abandon His Employment When Injured On Employer’s Premises While Trying To Stop A Criminal From Leaving The Premises After An Attempted Robbery?