Scranton Wilkes Barre Workers Comp Lawyers- Work Injury

Date: July 2, 2012

In order to establish a valid claim for benefits in a Pennsylvania workers comp case, you need to establish the following:

-an employment relationship
-an injury
-that the injury occurred in the course and scope of employment
 -a causal relationship between the injury and the employment
– that the injury results in disability or death
– There must also be valid Pa. jurisdiction

If you’ve suffered a work injury and have questions about your claim, contact me at or call (570) 347-1011 for a free consultation.

Disclaimer: The above article is for instructive purposes only and each case is fact sensitive.  Consultation with an attorney should be obtained instead of reliance upon the legal issues discussed in this column. 

Tom Cummings
Thomas P. Cummings has been a Partner with Dougherty Leventhal & Price, LLP since 1996 and has been with the firm since 1991. He focuses his practice on workers’ compensation, Social Security Disability and personal injury cases.