Tag: PA Work Comp Law

March 24, 2016

Theoretically, the wage loss and medical benefits can last a lifetime. However, this is exceedingly rare. Why is it rare? There are many reasons. First, some people will recover from their injuries. Also, many...

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March 24, 2016

Sounds like a typical lawyer answer, but it's true- the answer is that it depends. Some hearings are for a brief discussion between the attorneys and the Work Comp Judge, called a "Pre -Trial"...

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September 30, 2014

In Stepp v. Workers' Compensation Appeal Board (No. 2270 C.D. 2013, filed September 10, 2014), the Commonwealth Court decided whether an employer may take an offset against a claimant's workers' compensation benefits under Section...

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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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April 11, 2012

Right here. http://www.portal.state.pa.us/portal/server.pt?open=514&objID=553004&mode=2 As you can see, the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Law is extensive and complex. If you have any questions, please contact me for a free consultation.215-206-9068 or mcardamone@krasno.com  7 Days a week!...

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April 5, 2011

Yes. However, the insurer gets a credit for the STD or LTD benefits to the extent funded by the Employer. So, if the employee pays for the entire premium of the STD or LTD...

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