Supreme Court Clarifies The Traveling Employee Rule

With more and more employees switching to a mobile working environment, it is important to understand your rights when it comes to “the traveling employee” rule of the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act. Recently, in a unanimous decision, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court for the first time clarified the standards that apply under the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation [...]

2022-01-12T18:25:23-05:00January 12th, 2022|Legal News, Workers' Compensation, Workplace Injuries|

Injured and Employer Doesn’t Have Workers’ Comp Insurance? Here’s What You Need to Know.

If you get injured on the job and your employer doesn’t have workers’ compensation insurance, you can still recover benefits under the Uninsured Employers Guaranty Fund (UEGF). Established in 2006 by the Pennsylvania legislature, the UEGF is an employee’s safety net protecting them from the high costs of medical care, loss of wages and a [...]

2021-11-30T13:22:42-05:00November 29th, 2021|Insurance, Legal News, Workers' Compensation, Workplace Injuries|

Choosing a Doctor for Your Work Injury

After 90 days you have total control over which doctor you see when you are hurt on the job. Before that, your employer might give you a list of panel doctors and force you to see their doctor. This means, your interest isn’t always considered. Jim Monaghan, a Norristown, Pennsylvania certified workers’ compensation attorney, [...]

2021-10-09T06:43:07-04:00October 9th, 2021|Workers' Compensation|

Are You Being Underpaid Workers’ Comp Benefits?

Jim Monaghan, a workers’ compensation attorney in Montgomery County, helps injured workers get the money they deserve when they’re hurt on the job. The benefits received depend on the average weekly wage calculation. This number can be calculated in many ways. Sometimes insurance companies, who don’t have the injured worker’s interests in mind, intentionally [...]

2021-10-09T06:41:34-04:00October 9th, 2021|Workers' Compensation|

Can I Lose My Job for Filing a Workers’ Comp Claim?

Many injured workers wonder if their employer has to hold his or her job when they file a workers’ comp claim and if their job is protected while on workers’ compensation. It is against the law to get fired simply for filing a workers’ compensation claim. Jim Monaghan, a personal injury attorney, explains the [...]

2021-10-09T06:40:34-04:00October 9th, 2021|Workers' Compensation|

Is My Pre-Existing Injury Covered Under Workers’ Compensation?

You are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits when a preexisting injury is aggravated from a new injury at work. For example, you hurt your back years ago and it got better, but now you hurt it again at work. It doesn’t matter that you hurt your back previously because it’s a new injury that’s [...]

2021-10-09T06:39:27-04:00October 9th, 2021|Workers' Compensation|

Understanding Back Injuries and Workers’ Compensation Montgomery County PA

There are many professions that cause back injuries because of physical labor such as construction workers, teachers, medical personnel and EMTs. If you injure your back at work, you are entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. Choosing the right orthopedic doctor and getting the benefits you are entitled takes a certified workers’ compensation lawyer like [...]

2021-10-09T06:35:00-04:00October 9th, 2021|Workers' Compensation|

Norristown PA Car Accident Lawyer Explains What Full Tort Means

In the event of a motor vehicle accident in Pennsylvania you need full tort coverage. Learn why it is important in Pennsylvania to completely understand your car insurance policy coverage. Jim Monaghan explains the difference between limited tort and full tort. There are rights that are given up when you select the wrong tort [...]

2021-10-09T06:33:14-04:00October 9th, 2021|Workers' Compensation|

Montgomery County PA Workers’ Compensation Attorney Explains What To Do If You Are Injured at Work

If you suffer a workplace injury in Pennsylvania, you are entitled to benefits and compensation under the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act. Montgomery County workers’ compensation attorney James V. Monaghan focuses his entire practice on workplace accidents, personal injury and wrongful death cases. If you are injured in Montgomery County, Plymouth Meeting, King of Prussia, [...]

2021-10-09T06:31:59-04:00October 9th, 2021|Workers' Compensation|

Workers Comp Issues: Are You an Employee or Contractor?

Just because your employer calls you an independent contractor or you have a contract that states you are an independent contractor, that doesn’t necessarily mean, under the Workers’ Compensation Act of Pennsylvania, that you are an independent contractor. Jim Monaghan is a workers’ comp lawyer and in this short video he provides several workers’ [...]

2021-10-09T06:30:25-04:00October 9th, 2021|Workers' Compensation|
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