How the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Appeal Process Works

Work injuries devastate a person and his or her family. The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act provides some relief, but what happens if payments disappear? If your claim is denied, you have the right to file a petition with the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board. The complicated process requires the assistance of an attorney, but here are [...]

2019-11-25T12:26:12-05:00November 25th, 2019|Uncategorized, Workers' Compensation|

Workers’ Compensation Litigation: Step By Step

If your claim has been denied or if you have an accepted claim and either side feels as though benefits should be increased, decreased or cut off, the mechanism for resolving those issues is workers' compensation litigation. Although each petition varies slightly and each judge follows his or her own procedural rules, certain basic parameters remain [...]

2019-10-23T10:43:38-05:00October 23rd, 2019|Workers' Compensation, Workplace Injuries|

Four Steps to Take After Being Injured at Work

No matter whether you work in corporate finance or on a construction site, everyone is at risk of getting injured at work, so it is important to know what to do if this happens. Here is a quick guide to follow: Notify your employer As soon as you’re injured or discover a work-related illness, you [...]

Workers’ Compensation

There is no reason that you should suffer in silence when I am on your side, helping to deliver the results you deserve. For more than 27 years I have helped clients in the Montgomery County area overcome procedural obstacles and succeed with their Pennsylvania workers’ compensation claim. In a difficult time, an experienced lawyer [...]

2019-08-15T09:58:37-05:00August 15th, 2019|Workers' Compensation|

Client Testimonial

Janine Kirby sustained a traumatic brain injury at work five years ago and she continues to have serious affects on her ability to work. It is heartbreaking to see a client go through that complete change in their life. It is my passion to see they get what they deserve.

2019-08-15T10:01:44-05:00August 15th, 2019|Bankruptcy, Workers' Compensation|

Law Offices of James V. Monaghan

Since 1991, I have been a trusted and professionally-recognized attorney offering an array of legal services in areas of workers’ compensation, personal injury and consumer bankruptcy. For more than 27 years, my practice has helped clients in the Philadelphia area (Montgomery, Chester, Bucks and Delaware counties) as well as throughout the Commonwealth, obtain justice as [...]

Carpal Tunnel and the Burden of Proof

Fingers and wrists tingle as they flex from a condition caused by compression of the median nerve that travels through a very narrow tunnel in a human wrist. Even a small amount of swelling will cause pain. This pain in the wrist is known as carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). The most common cause is repetitive [...]

2019-07-30T14:51:28-05:00July 30th, 2019|Workers' Compensation, Workplace Injuries|

How a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Gets Paid

Workers’ compensation cases can vary because circumstances vary. Overexertion, slip and falls, getting struck by an object, machinery accidents, workplace violence, transportation accidents — these happen every day in any work environment. If you work in an office away from heavy machinery, it doesn’t matter. You’re at risk, too. That’s why workers’ compensation laws were [...]

2019-07-09T18:26:06-05:00July 9th, 2019|Financial, Workers' Compensation, Workplace Injuries|