Monthly Archives: March 2010

>What Should I Do If My Doctor Says I Can’t Work But The IME Doctor Says I Can Work?

>This is a judgment call. However, I generally advise clients to try the job per the IME doctor’s recommendations/restrictions (or lack thereof). If you at least try a job for even one day, it shows good faith in trying to work. Yet in some situations, if you are in too much pain, or risk additional […]

>Can I Receive Act 534 or Heart and Lung Benefits At The Same Time As Workmens Comp in Pennsylvania?

>Yes, you can receive your Heart and Lung or Act 534 benefits and PA work comp benefits at the same time. The work comp carrier will pay the state what is owed in work comp (2/3 wage loss) while the injured worker receives full salary. For more information about the interplay between Heart and Lung […]