Monthly Archives: May 2013

Will The Judge Make A Decision At My First Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Hearing?

Generally speaking, the answer is NO. If your claim was denied by the Employer/Insurer, then you will be litigating what’s called a Claim Petition before a Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Judge. The judge, in this context, does not make any Decision at the first hearing. Most judges will hear the injured worker’s testimony at the first […]

Do I Have To Return To Work If I Get A Notice Of Ability To Return To Work In A Pennsylvania Work Comp Case?

I discussed this hot topic in a previous post in January 2013. I re-post it below as I am getting more and more questions from clients and prospective clients about a Notice of Ability To Return To Work. I get many phone calls from clients and prospective clients about the peculiar document, called a Notice […]

Certified Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Attorney For Injured Workers

Michael W. Cardamone has passed a first of its kind and challenging Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation certification exam that only a small number of Pennsylvania Work Comp Attorneys sat for. As a result of this achievement, Cardamone is now Certified as a specialist in the practice of workers’ compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Section […]