Monthly Archives: February 2009

>Cardamone Wins Case For Injured Worker Against A Leading Defense Firm

>Michael W. Cardamone just won a Review Petition for his client, an injured worker in Pennsylvania. Cardamone challenged the accepted work injury and asserted that the injury included the diagnoses from his client’s treating physician, in addition to a mental injury for depression and anxiety- which resulted from chronic pain and being unable to work. […]

>Heart and Lung Benefits In Pennsylvania

>Although the Pennsylvania Heart and Lung Act awards full compensation and continuation of employee benefits to certain employees, and is therefore more generous than the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act in that regard, its scope is narrower and its language should be strictly construed. The intent of the Heart and Lung Act is to provide important […]

>Do I Need A Workmens Comp Lawyer If I Am Already Receiving Checks?

>Yes. Now, more than ever, you need the professional oversight of your case to make sure that the insurance company doesn’t stop your check. In these hard times, the last thing you need is an insurer trying to take your income away. If you are already receiving checks, you will not pay a work comp […]

>Cardamone Gets Supersedeas Denied For Client

>Michael W. Cardamone of Krasno Krasno & Onwudinjo, has successfully defended against an employer’s request to reduce/suspend his client’s wage loss benefits pursuant to a Labor Market Survey- at the initial Supersedeas level. Supersedeas is the employer’s/insurer’s inital request to the presiding Judge to reduce or terminate a Pennsylvania injured worker’s indemnity (cash) checks. Cardamone […]

>Cardamone Obtains Significant Penalty For His Client Due to Late Payment of a Check

>Michael W. Cardamone, of Krasno Krasno & Onwudinjo, has secured a 20% penalty against a well known Pennsylvania Employer as a result of a late payment of his client’s weekly workers’ compensation check. Cardamone filed a Penalty Petition for his client, submitted evidence, and won a Decision which awarded a 20% penalty (20% of the […]

>Proving Occupational Disease Cases

>Good article from The New York Times discussing some of the causality difficulties with occupational disease claims. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/25/us/25toxic.html?_r=2&partner=rss&emc=rss