Monthly Archives: October 2007

>My Employer Isn’t Complying With My Light Duty Work Restrictions- What Should I Do?

>I hear this question at least one time virtually every single week. The injured worker in Pennsylvania receives restrictions from either his or her treating physician, or from the IME physician. She then returns to work b/c the employer alleges that they have work available within the restrictions. The injured worker returns to work, but […]

What Are Some Examples Of Common Types Of Pennsylvania Work Injuries?

>There are many types of work injuries I see in practice, some of which include: back injuries (ie, herniated disc, aggravation of prior back injury, sprain, etc)rotator cuff tearscarpal tunnel syndrometorn lateral or medial meniscustendonitissprains, strainshearing lossloss of visionneck injuries (ie, herniation, cervical radiculapathy,)RSD (aka “complex regional pain syndrome”)headachesmental/psychological injuries The list goes on and […]

>Can I Get Reimbursed For My Out Of Pocket Expenses Like Co-Pays and Prescription Medicine Costs?

>Yes, if you have adequate proof that you incurred such expenses, have receipts/cancelled checks/documentation, and can show that the expenses relate to your accepted work injury. Employers often defend these claims, holding that Claimant didn’t present enough evidence linking the receipts with the accepted injury. The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act has technical requirements on many […]

Eagles Fans- Welcome to My Blog!

If you’ve reached my blog from viewing G Cobb’s website- welcome! Feel free to sound off here about the Eagles/Giants game or the Phillies incredible NL East Title! And, don’t forget- if you or anyone you know needs to speak with a workers’ comp attorney who is willing to fight the insurance companies, I’m your […]