PA Supreme Court: “Abnormal Working Condition” Caused Trooper’s Trauma

Under Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation law, claims for mental injuries can be difficult to prove as the injured worker must show that an “abnormal working condition” existed to have caused the psychological trauma.  This is a burden for employees in some professions, such as paramedics and firemen, where stressful –and… Read More

PA Commonwealth Court: Massage Therapy by LPN is Reimbursable

In a recent decision, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court held that massage therapy by a licensed practical nurse is reimbursable by the workers’ compensation carrier. The employer in Moran v. WCAB (McCarthy Flowers and Donegal Mutual Insurance) argued that massage therapy did not fall under the duties of a… Read More

Halmon L. Banks Presented with Clients’ Choice Award, an online legal forum and directory has presented Philadelphia workers’ compensation lawyer and Banks Law founder, Halmon L. Banks, III with the 2013 Clients’ Choice Award for his work representing injured workers in Pennsylvania. presents the Clients’ Choice award to attorneys based on the quantity… Read More