5/28/14 – Martin Attorneys to Teach at PA workers’ Comp Conference
May 28, 2014
May 28, 2014 (Philadelphia, PA) Martin Law partners Joseph C. Huttemann and Alfred J. Carlson will present educational sessions at the 13th Annual Workers' Compensation Conference on June 2-3 at...
Does the Uninsured Employer Guaranty Fund protect injured workers?
Employers are required to carry workers' compensation insurance to provide wage replacement and medical coverage when workers are injured on the job, but employers do not always follow the law....
Prosecutor: State should act on employee misclassification
May 21, 2014
In February 2011, Pennsylvania lawmakers enacted new protections for construction workers. Act 72 defines when a construction worker can be considered an independent contractor. The law was enacted as a...
Worker Misclassification: How Job Titles Affect workers’ Comp And Other Benefits
May 19, 2014
A trend of hiring contingent workers rather than employees is raising concerns about worker misclassification and its effect on workers' compensation.United Parcel Service (UPS) and FedEx Ground are major competitors...
Explosion rocks workplace leaving 11 people injured
The following story is, sadly, indicative of many workplace accidents around the country. More specifically, in many workplace accidents it is discovered that the company or business in charge of...
5/14/14 – Bermudez Becomes PBA House Delegate
May 14, 2014
May 14, 2014 (Philadelphia, PA) Martin, LLC attorney Maria E. Bermudez has been elected to serve as a Zone 1 Delegate to the Pennsylvania Bar Association House of Delegates for...
Can I choose my healthcare provider if I am injured at work?
May 13, 2014
Pennsylvania workers’ compensation law allows employers to provide a list of health care providers that injured workers must use to chose their doctor. However, injured workers must use one of...
Should a company test workers for chemical-related work illness?
May 7, 2014
Workplace injuries and illnesses do not always develop from a single event. Some of the most serious injuries and illnesses develop slowly and may not be noticed initially. How far...