What is a Mental/Mental Workers’ Compensation Case? 

The Payes Case Relevant case law divides psychological injuries into three categories, each with different requirements to prove an injury. One of these categories is a mental condition that occurs during or after a physical event (physical/mental injury). For example, if a worker’s hand was torn off while handling chicken in a meat processing plant… Read more


The Importance of Reporting an Injury at Work

Reporting an injury to an employer is the first important step an injured worker must take to secure the rights that person deserves. It can be difficult, but it can spell trouble for a claim in the long run if this step is ignored.     Why would an injured worker avoid reporting an injury?  Some… Read more



(Philadelphia, PA) – George Martin, the founder of Martin Law, LLC, one of the largest law firms in Pennsylvania focusing on Workers’ Compensation, Social Security Disability, Long Term Disability, and Veterans’ Benefits, has announced his plans to retire from the firm at the end of 2022. It was in 1979 when Martin, a young attorney,… Read more

Attorney Spotlight


Steve’s desire to help people inspired him to practice law and represent injured workers. Steve chose Martin Law because it is the premier law firm representing injured workers in Pennsylvania. “In my view, there is not a stronger and more reliable presence for injured workers in Pennsylvania.”  Steve works in Martin Law’s Harrisburg Office and… Read more

Attorney Spotlight

John J. O’Donnell, Esq.

John discovered his interest in law at West Chester University in his undergraduate Business Law classes. After graduation, he decided to go to Widener University School of Law for his JD. John decided to become a litigator and Workers’ Compensation attorney because he likes to be busy and help people. He chose to work at… Read more

Attorney Spotlight

Mark Davis, Esq.

Mark Davis was drawn to law because he had a strong desire to help people in need. He also wanted to contribute in a positive way to communities and society at large. So, practicing disability law was a natural fit as it provides an opportunity to assist some of the most deserving in our communities…. Read more

Press releases

Lauren McDowell Joins Martin Law

Martin Law, LLC. announces that Attorney Lauren McDowell, Esq. has joined Martin Law as an Associate in the Workers’ Compensation department. Ms. McDowell earned a Bachelor of Science in Criminology and Justice Studies with a Minor in Legal Studies from Drexel University in 2018. She continued her education at Villanova University Charles Widger School of… Read more


Martin Law Supports over 2,800 Young Athletes in Fall Athletic Programs

Martin Law has partnered with LeagueSide for over 13 seasons to provide children with the opportunity to take the field. This autumn Martin Law worked with LeagueSide to support over 2,800 players across Pennsylvania. Martin Law sponsored 4 leagues including Lehigh Valley United, Capital Area Soccer Association, Team X Sports, and I9 Sports in Harrisburg…. Read more