Tis the Season for Holiday Part Time Work

Every year, retailers of every kind get busy for the upcoming Christmas season.  With this mad rush to sell as much as possible, the stores and online retailers hire seasonal employees for selling, fulfillment and processing of orders, shipping, and customer support to name a few.  When these employees are hired, the Pennsylvania employers have to […]

Timing and Tactics… It Matters in Workers’ Comp Cases

Have you ever heard the phrase “timing matters?” Not only is it true, but it is also true in workers’ compensation litigation. It is important to have an attorney on your side who knows and understands the process and system to your advantage.

Most Common On The Job Injuries In Pennsylvania

Sometimes no matter how careful you are and no matter how much you try not to rush a project or task, accidents do happen at work. There are some professions where your risk for workplace injury is greater than others. However, accidents do not tend to single out just one profession. They can happen all […]

Can a Motor Vehicle Accident Be Covered Under PA Workers’ Compensation?

The answer is yes, if the circumstances are right.  If you work in Pennsylvania and your job requires you to drive a vehicle, or you are in your vehicle, and considered to be in the course and scope of your employment at the time that you have a motor vehicle accident, you could receive workers’ […]

The Bunkhouse Rule… It’s Not Just For Cowboys

Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation law is ever evolving. The recent case of O’Rourke v. WCAB (Gartland), No. 1794 C.D. 2012, involved a Claimant (O’Rourke) who was employed by her son, Joshua Gartland (her Employer), to provide attendant care for him at her residence in exchange for an hourly wage through a state funded program.

7 Attributes Of A Great Workers’ Compensation Lawyer

If you have been injured on the job and find yourself out of work, it is important to find a good workers’ compensation lawyer. Quality and ability are the two important attributes of a good lawyer. Here are seven attributes to consider in your selection process. 1. HonestyA workers’ compensation lawyer who is successful is […]

Workers Compensation Why I Should Have A Lawyer

An on the job injury can be devastating. Even with a minor injury, there are many papers and protocols to file, from your manager, to employee health departments and for doctor and hospital billing. Having an experienced workers compensation lawyer guiding me helped make the sometimes grueling process a much better experience. She took time […]