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Your Commute To and From Work, Is It Covered Under Workers’ Compensation?

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The law in Pennsylvania, commonly referred to as “the coming and going rule”, holds that traveling to and from work is not in the course of employment. Mansfield Bros. Painting v. WCAB (German), 72 A.3d 842 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2013).  There are, however, exceptions to…

Cashing Out as a Bartender – It Pays

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“It’s five o’clock somewhere!” a popular expression among adults after a long day or heading into a weekend. In America, globally for that matter, it is not uncommon for people to gather at local watering holes, aka a bar or pub, for happy hours,…

Reporting Obligations of the Injured Worker

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So, you are hurt on the job in Pennsylvania.  Do you have any obligations to the workers’ compensation carrier who is paying your wage loss and medical benefits?  The answer is “yes”.  The carrier for your employer is entitled to know your status on…

OSHA’s Top 10 List for Violation in 2016

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Graphic Products put out an OSHA list of top 10 work place violations to the public, for that list click the link below.  As a workers’ compensation attorney, I am not surprised to see these particular injuries listed.  If I had my pick, my…

Do Superheroes Need Workers’ Compensation?

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If you’re familiar with Marvel and DC then chances are you know about superheros.  Superheros have been all the craze in recent years as major blockbuster movies have been released. The Avengers, Batman vs Superman, Antman, and many others that emphasize superheros in today’s…

When Are Medical Expenses Paid If I Have An Accepted Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Claim?

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I HAVE AN ACCEPTED PA WORKERS’ COMPENSATION CLAIM, WHY IS MY PHARMACY TELLING ME MY PRESCRIPTIONS AREN’T COVERED?

Injured At Work, Physical Pain And No Compensation?

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If you have suffered a work-related injury and your employer’s insurance company denies your claim, your employer won’t cooperate with you in completing an Injury Report, or neither one will return your phone calls, you need to contact an experienced workers’ compensation lawyer to…