Employer’s Subrogation Rights Expanded Again

The recently decided case Davis v. Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board (Pennsylvania Social Services Union), No. 216 C.D. 2015, once again solidified an Employer’s right to subrogation against a 3rd party insurance payout. The Commonwealth Court framed the question as “whether the employer and its carrier are entitled to subrogation against… Read More

Can I Get Treatment For A Psychiatric Condition Such As Anxiety And Depression As Part Of My Workers’ Compensation Claim If The Psychiatric Problem Was Caused By The Work Injury?

Yes, you can get treatment for a psychiatric/mental problem that is caused by your work injury but it is the injured workers’ burden to prove that the treatment is work related. In most cases, this treatment will not be paid voluntarily by your employer. Their position will likely be that… Read More