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 and workers' [...]

2022-08-22T10:54:23-04:00October 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 [...]

2022-08-22T11:02:44-04:00October 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 [...]

2022-03-29T10:29:34-04:00October 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 [...]

2022-03-15T11:47:57-04:00October 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, [...]

2022-03-15T12:07:59-04:00October 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’ [...]

2022-03-15T12:49:29-04:00October 9th, 2021|Workers' Compensation|

Should I Worry About Video Surveillance?

In workers’ compensation cases in Montgomery County, insurance companies are probably using video surveillance to show you can do more than what you claim you can physically handle. Jim Monaghan, a workers’ compensation attorney in Norristown, Pennsylvania, helps injured workers understand why they are being watched and what video surveillance is. In some [...]

2022-03-15T12:13:33-04:00October 9th, 2021|Workers' Compensation|

Repetitive Stress Injuries Require Professional Representation

Learn what repetitive stress trauma is in a workers’ compensation case. Insurance companies often deny these cases, but Jim Monaghan, a certified workers’ compensation attorney in Montgomery County, PA, has extensive experience winning these cases. Repetitive stress trauma often occurs in the workplace because of doing the same job over an over. Insurance [...]

2022-03-15T11:51:25-04:00October 9th, 2021|Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation|

Legal Questions on Workers’ Compensation

There are a series of rules and regulations that govern the benefits received when an employee is injured at work. Insurance companies will pay doctor and hospital visits, medicines, modifications to your home, medical equipment, and even medical vehicles; however, they will not pay for them until they are billed for them. It’s [...]

2022-03-15T11:53:16-04:00October 9th, 2021|Workers' Compensation|

Child Support Significantly Affects Workers’ Compensation. Here’s What you need to know.

Perhaps you have just settled a workers’ compensation case and your payment includes a lump sum settlement. Don’t be surprised if the amount you thought you would receive is less than expected if you had back-owed child support or any non-paid child support. Workers’ compensation settlements are generally exempt from creditor claims; however, child support [...]

2022-03-29T09:53:04-04:00September 28th, 2021|Financial, Workers' Compensation|
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