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PROVING A WORK INJURY IN PENNSYLVANIA

PROVING A WORK INJURY IN PENNSYLVANIA

The Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Act allows for payment of workers’ compensation benefits to an injured worker for “an injury to an employee, regardless of his previous physical condition, arising in the course of his employment and related thereto…”. The...

Occupational Hearing Loss

            Bob\’s wife, Betty Lou,  noticed that when she and Bob watched television, Bob would keep asking her to turn up the volume. Betty Lou also noticed that when Bob was watching the TV alone, he had the volume turned up so loud that it was actually...

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...

Workers Comp Claim For Auto Accident

Paul had sustained a work-related back injury and, with the help of some excellent therapy, was scheduled to return to work in just three days. Paul was on his way to his last physical therapy session when he was stopped at a stoplight on Main Street in Honesdale....