Do I Need A Workers’ Compensation Attorney?

The short answer: YES. It’s simply not worth trying to navigate the Workers’ Compensation system without the help of an experienced Workers’ Compensation attorney. Instead, it is worth at least talking to a Workers’ Comp attorney for a free consultation to ensure the insurance company is treating you in accordance… Read More

Worker’s Compensation Benefits May Offset Against Employment Discrimination Back Pay Awards

In Pennsylvania, do worker’s compensation wage loss benefits offset back pay awards in employment discrimination cases? Perhaps not surprisingly, the answer is “it depends.” There is no binding precedent in the Third Circuit (the offset would arise in the employment discrimination case, which most likely involves a federal claim under… Read More

I Only Work One Day a Week. Can I Still Get Workers’ Compensation Benefits?

  Yes! The Workers’ Compensation Act provides benefits to any employee who has been injured at work no matter how much money you make or how many days a week you work. If you are injured at a part-time job, and as a result you lose time from your primary… Read More

Need to Apply for Veteran’s Benefits?

If you sustained a physical injury while serving in the armed forces or are suffering from mental impairments as a result of your military service you should apply for benefits through the Veterans Administration (“VA”) as soon as possible. Any veteran who was discharged or released under conditions other than… Read More

Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Relieves Employers from Issuing Injured Workers a Notice of Ability to Return to Work before Entitlement to Compensation has been Decided

The PA Workers’ Compensation Act was enacted to provide injured workers with much needed income and medical benefits for injuries occurring at work. You could say the Act was written to protect the interests of injured workers. Because of the intent behind the Act, there are times the Employer must… Read More