Economy Forcing Injured Pennsylvania Workers Back on the Job?
January 27, 2012
During these difficult economic times, it has been a challenge for many people to find work. Unemployment rates remain high, and those who do have a job are doing everything...
Removal from the Workforce by Means of Retirement
January 25, 2012
In the case Keene v. Workers' Compensation Appeal Board (Ogden Corp.), the Commonwealth Court held that a claimant, who was receiving Social Security Disability, did not remove herself from the...
OSHA Focused on Reducing the Number of Workplace Injuries
January 20, 2012
Workplace safety has long been a major priority for state and local governments. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has spent decades trying to improve safety conditions for workers...
Utilization Review Petition
January 17, 2012
In Gary v. Workers' Compensation Appeal Board (Phila. Sch. Dist.), the court upheld the Workers' Compensation Judge's decision which denied the Utilization Review Petition. The UR Reviewer decided that the...