Monthly Archives: September 2013

Tips For Testimony At Your Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Hearing

These are some general guidelines of mine for clients when they testify in a deposition in a Pennsylvania Work Comp case, or before the Workers’ Compensation Judge. If you have an attorney handling your case, you should speak to them about their suggestions and experience. -Always tell the truth. This goes without saying but I […]

Does A Medical Expert’s Mere Offering Of Alternative Analyses With Respect To Causation Of A Pennsylvania Work Injury Render The Expert’s Testimony Equivocal?

No! In Manitowoc Co., INC. v. Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board (Cowan), No. 472 C.D. 2013, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania correctly determined that the mere offering of alternative theories as to how an injured worker died after a fall didn’t render that opinion equivocal. This matter involved a fatal claim petition stemming from a fall […]

How To Challenge Work-Related Diagnoses In A Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Case

If you are an injured worker in Pennsylvania (or even if you live outside of PA, but were injured in PA and thus subject to the PA Work Comp Act), you will want to look at the Notice of Compensation Payable– this is a key document that is issued and filed by the work comp […]