August 13, 2014

Yes. Why? Pursuant to this Decision from the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania, dated August 11, 2014, even though the injured worker quit, the Employer directed him to clean out the truck before leaving, and...

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July 28, 2014

In this Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Decision, the Court held that the Employer bore the burden to prove that the loss of earning power of its employee, David Cruz, was due to his lack...

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July 19, 2014

In a Commonwealth Court Decision dated June 30, 2014, the Court affirmed the Order of the Workers' Compensation Appeal Board which affirmed the Workers' Compensation Judge's decision that $29,995.59 of work-related medical expenses were...

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July 4, 2014

Do repetitive work injuries count as work-related injuries in Pennsylvania? Yes! Whether your injury was sustained suddenly, or from repetitive work activities, it is a work injury so long as 1) you were an...

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June 19, 2014

Under Section 406 of the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act, if an employer is uncertain whether a claim is compensable or uncertain of the extent of liability, they can initiate compensation payments without prejudice and...

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June 5, 2014

The Cardamone Law Firm, LLC- a specialized Pennsylvania Work Comp boutique firm founded by Attorney Michael W. Cardamone and dedicated 100% to the strong representation of injured workers in Pennsylvania, has opened its third...

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June 4, 2014

No. The Commonwealth Court, in a well reasoned Opinion dated May 27, 2014, (No. 1693 C.D. 2013)  has ruled that the Decedent in this case did not abandon his employment when trying to stop...

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May 31, 2014

Is surveillance of injured workers allowed under the law? Yes. As long as the surveillance company is not on your private property. Why is surveillance done? Because the employers and insurers want to see...

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May 17, 2014

  Specific loss under the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Law can be quite confusing. These benefits, under Section 306(c) of the Act, are for loss of use or amputation of a member of the body,...

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