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 [...]

2021-08-19T10:50:30-04:00August 19th, 2021|Workers' Compensation|

If You Feel Something, Say Something

Sometimes it's obvious when you get injured at work...for example, you are carted out on a stretcher. Yikes! But sometimes it's not obvious or the pain from the accident occurs a few days later. If you've been injured on the job, it's very important to follow these steps to protect yourself and your wages: LET [...]

Workers’ Compensation Demystified on the Healthbridge Highlight Hour

Tune into WWDB-AM Talk 860’s Healthbridge Highlight Hour this Wednesday from noon to 1pm when I’ll be giving helpful tips and information regarding workers’ compensation and personal injury law. Healthbridge Highlight Hour is a podcast focused on chiropractic patient care available in the Philadelphia and Lehigh Valley areas. The goal of each hour is to [...]

2021-07-27T12:27:22-04:00July 27th, 2021|Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation|

What Do Beer and Compensation for Severed Pinkies Have in Common?

Okay, so beer and severed pinkies only have one thing in common: they're both discussed on Interrogatories with Josh Camson, a podcast which I recently participated in. Interrogatories with Josh Camson is run by lawyers, about the law, but it is for both lawyers and non-lawyers alike. Josh interviews legal professionals to discuss different areas [...]

2021-08-16T14:25:14-04:00July 15th, 2021|Legal News, Workers' Compensation, Workplace Injuries|

How Much Does a Workers’ Compensation Lawyer Charge?

If you’ve been hurt on the job, you might be considering hiring a lawyer. An experienced lawyer can help you develop a strategy by gathering medical evidence, negotiating a favorable settlement or representing you at a workers’ comp hearing. But here’s the most important factor to understand: workers’ comp lawyers charge only if certain contingent [...]

2021-08-16T14:25:56-04:00June 1st, 2021|Financial, Workers' Compensation|

Workers’ Rights and Medical Marijuana

Since legalizing medical marijuana in Pennsylvania is 2016, there has been an increase in users. There are more than half a million registered patients and caregivers, according to the PA Department of Health. Medical marijuana is permitted in 33 states, 11 of those states and Washington DC permit recreational use as well. However, under federal [...]

2021-04-21T17:02:48-04:00April 21st, 2021|Legal News, Workers' Compensation|

Are Volunteers Eligible for Workers’ Compensation?

In Pennsylvania, volunteers generally are not entitled to workers’ compensation benefits. This is because of the way the state defines an employee. The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act (PWCA) states that “all natural persons who perform services for another for a valuable consideration…” is an employee. That means most volunteers are not eligible for workers’ compensation [...]

Covid Furloughs and Workers’ Comp Rights

The number of furloughs is at historic levels because of Covid-19. Whether you are at work or not because of a temporary layoff, you are still eligible to collect workers’ compensation benefits. Know Your Rights: If you were receiving workers’ compensation benefits for an injury that took place before the furlough, you are entitled to [...]

2021-03-15T15:16:16-04:00March 15th, 2021|Legal News, Workers' Compensation|

You’re Under Surveillance

Private Investigators May be Watching The Daily Activities of Workers' Comp Claimants. This winter has been a snowy one for Pennsylvania and with snow comes shoveling. If you’ve been injured on the job and you’re collecting workers’ compensation, don’t take any chances trying to dig out. Not only because your injury could worsen, but also [...]

2021-03-02T14:38:16-05:00March 2nd, 2021|Workers' Compensation|

Don’t Throw Out Your Employee Verification Forms

It’s hard enough being injured on the job and now that you’ve filed a workers’ compensation claim, you’re probably inundated with paperwork. It’s important not to overlook Employee Verification forms. They’re not junk mail! There are three Employee Verifications forms: Employees Report of Wages (LIBC 750), Employees Report of Benefits (LIBC 756) and Employees Verification [...]

2021-02-19T09:02:29-05:00February 18th, 2021|Workers' Compensation|
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