Daniel J. Siegel, Esq.
Federal Court Rules That Workers’ Compensation Settlements Apply Only to Workers’ Compensation Matters
On September 11, 2017, in Zuber v. Boscov’s, the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that an injured employee does not waive claims to FMLA and other benefits by settling his Pennsylvania workers’ compensation claim and signing a Compromise and Release Agreement (C&R). In Zuber, Boscov’s fired the injured worker after he returned to work […]
Ever since the Pennsylvania Supreme Court declared in Protz v. WCAB that the Impairment Rating Evaluation provisions of the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act are unconstitutional, my office has been deluged with calls asking how the decision impacts injured workers and how other lawyers should handle their existing cases. These calls have come because we regularly represent […]
Here’s a topic no one wants to talk about – death. We don’t want to think about it, the realities of it, the when or how, but it is a reality that every single one of us is faced with. While there’s not much we can do about it, we can make it easier on […]
Pick a leader, not a law firm that plays follow the leader — and takes credit for the leader’s success
We all remember the childhood game of “Follow the Leader.” Some lawyers still play the game, and want to take the credit for the leader’s work. The recent Court decision in Protz v. WCAB — in which Attorney Dan Siegel authored the friend of the court brief for the Pennsylvania Association for Justice — which invalidated the […]