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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...

Workers Comp Question

            Rusty injured his left arm while lifting heavy widgets at work with his employer, ABC Widget Company. The employer acknowledged the injury and began paying Rusty workers compensation wage loss benefits as Rusty was unable to work. Fortunately, Rusty...

“Abnormal Working Conditions” In Workers Comp

           The Pa. Commonwealth Court recently addressed the question of what constitutes an “abnormal working condition” in a workers compensation case that alleged post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). In Washington v. WCAB (Commonwealth of Pennsylvania...

Slanderous Rumors Lead To Civil Action

          Dudley had applied for a job as a laborer for a local construction company. The owner of the construction company asked one of his workers, Fast Eddie, if he knew Dudley and what his reputation was as far as his work ethic. Fast Eddie responded that he did...

Hearing Loss Case

              Tom had worked in a noisy machine shop around heavy equipment for over twenty years. Tom had retired from his position in 2009.             Carolyn, Tom\’s wife, noticed that Tom starting turning the volume on the television set way up and she...