Compensation

Workers Compensation Medical Testimony

          The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court has ruled that a physician’s testimony was sufficient to support a finding that there was no objective evidence to support workers’ compensation claimant’s subjective complaints of back pain.           ...

Workers Compensation Jurisdiction

              Tony was hired to work at the natural gas extraction sites In Pennsylvania at his home in Texas. When Tony signed the employment agreement, he stated that he would submit any Workers\’ Compensation case to the state of Texas since his employer was...

Pennsylvania Ride Sharing Act

Harry was employed by Happy Times Candy Company. Happy Times provided transportation for their employees to and from the factory. Happy times utilized a van and provided a driver to pick employees up, such as Harry, from their home and being them to work and then, at...

Subrogation Under The Heart and Lung Act Revisited

Update- In an earlier post (set forth below) I discussed subrogation rights of an employer who has paid Heart and Lung Act benefits to an injured employee.  On January 28, 2011, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued a decision In Oliver v. City of Pittsburgh holding...