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Employer’s Premises Should be Construed Liberally, Says PA Supreme Court

November 21, 2019


(Philadelphia) – The Pennsylvania Supreme Court yesterday issued an affirmative ruling upholding the original Workers’ Compensation Judge’s decision to award benefits. The ruling upholds benefits previously awarded to a U.S....

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LTD is a Critical Financial Planning Tool

January 2, 2019


An unexpected illness or injury can seriously impact your financial stability. For this reason, it is critical to have an income protection plan in place that you can depend on...

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Medical Treatment Rights


If you’ve suffered an injury at work in Pennsylvania, you’re probably wondering when and where you can seek medical treatment. Choosing the right medical provider for your work injuries is an...

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Five P’s of Workers’ Compensation


In a previous blog post, we stressed the importance of ignoring external pressures and internal qualms when deciding whether to institute your workers’ compensation matter against your Employer. We hope...

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Senate Bill 936 is Vetoed by Governor Tom Wolf

April 30, 2018


Senate Bill 936, which called for a Workers’ Compensation Drug Formulary, has been vetoed by Governor Tom Wolf. In mid-April, the bill passed on reconsideration and on final passage, and...

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Alternative Pain Medication and Cannabis

April 17, 2018


We are all now aware of a worsening opioid crisis in America.  Typically, the only choice for pain management is a combination of medications including opioids, muscle relaxants, anti-inflammatories and...

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PA Court Issues Significant Ruling on Course and Scope in Workers’ Compensation Case

February 28, 2018


(Philadelphia) – The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court yesterday issued an affirmative ruling yesterday upholding the original Workers’ Compensation Judge’s decision to award benefits. The ruling upholds benefits previously awarded to current...

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2018 PA WORKERS’ COMP AVERAGE WEEKLY WAGE ANNOUNCED

January 3, 2018


According to the Workers’ Compensation Act, injured workers are entitled to wage-loss benefits equal to two-thirds of their weekly wage for a work-related injury. However, there are minimum and maximum...

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3 Common Reasons Your Military In-Service Compensation Claim Might Be Denied (And What To Do About It)

November 10, 2017


If you’ve filed a claim for service-connected compensation and your claim has been denied, you’re probably wondering what you did wrong, or could have done differently. All too many times...

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How much can you work while receiving Social Security Disability benefits?

August 30, 2017


Social Security defines disability as an “inability to engage in any substantial gainful activity” because of a physical or mental impairment. In short, to be disabled, you must be unable...

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