Category: PA Workers’ Compensation

April 20, 2023

When most of us think about “work injuries”, we think about accidents that happen while at the workplace. However, in 1972, the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act eliminated the requirement of an accident and instead...

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April 13, 2023

As the Boston Marathon approaches here in mid-April, it selfishly stirs up some incredible feelings. It was the Spring of 1994 at Boston College, as a sophomore, when the legions of runners ran through...

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March 21, 2023

In a landmark Opinion rendered on March 17, 2023, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, in T.L. Fegley vs. WCAB, held that a claimant can seek reimbursement for out-of-pocket expenses relating to medical marijuana that...

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March 20, 2023

A Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Judge has the discretion to award penalties for violations of the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act. The WCJ can award up to 50% of the amount at issue. And, they are...

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February 21, 2023

This sounds like a typical lawyer answer, but it depends! Each case is different. Some cases are smaller, with a limited window of wage loss at issue- and these tend to resolve quicker. On...

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February 9, 2023

We are honored to be ranked Number 11 in the entire nation by Feedspot in the Top 25 Workers' Compensation Law Blog rankings. Our Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Law Blog has nearly 40,000 views and...

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February 8, 2023

Legal fees are one of the top reasons most injured workers feel hesitant about approaching Pennsylvania work comp lawyers. Most assume — incorrectly — that lawyers' fees will be an added expense to injured...

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January 5, 2023

During a work injury case, the ideal conclusion is to reach a settlement or a compromise that mutually benefits both parties. Nobody wants the case to drag on in court. The injured employee wants...

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November 17, 2022

The PA Workers’ Compensation Board receives thousands of injury claims every year. To ensure each case is determined on its merit and all injured workers are given their due compensation, the board and the...

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