Workers’ Compensation

Next Week – April 7th – CLE- Workers’ Compensation for Non-Workers’ Compensation Lawyers – With A Free Copy of Dan Siegel’s Book

REMINDER: On Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 12:30 p.m. I will present my program, “Workers’ Compensation for Non-Workers’ Compensation Lawyers” at the Delaware County Bar Association Headquarters in Media. All paid attendees will receive a complimentary copy of my book, Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Law: The Basics: A Primer for Lawyers, Workers, Medical Professionals & Others, […]

CLE- Workers’ Compensation for Non-Workers’ Compensation Lawyers – With A Free Copy of Dan Siegel’s Book

On Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 12:30 p.m. I will present my program, “Workers’ Compensation for Non-Workers’ Compensation Lawyers” at the Delaware County Bar Association Headquarters in Media. All paid attendees will receive a complimentary copy of my book, Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Law: The Basics: A Primer for Lawyers, Workers, Medical Professionals & Others, a […]

Pa. Supreme Court to Address IRE Issues

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on February 3, 2016 agreed to decide an important issue concerning Impairment Rating Evaluations under the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act. In Duffey v. WCAB (Trola-Dyne, Inc.), the Court will decide whether the Commonwealth Court erred by  concluding that an Impairment Rating Evaluation (IRE), which is designed to rate the percentage of disability two […]

Commonwealth Court Declares Current IRE Process Unconstitutional in Workers’ Compensation Cases

September 18, 2015 — In Protz v. Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board (Derry Area School District), No. 1024 C.D. 2014 (Pa.Cmwlth., September 18, 2015), a divided en banc panel of the Commonwealth Court ruled that the use of the 5th and 6th Editions of the AMA Guides to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairments to determine an injured […]

Supreme Court Clarifies When Notice of Ability to Return to Work is Required in Pa. Workers’ Compensation Claims

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court unanimously ruled on May 26, 2015 in School District of Philadelphia v. WCAB (Hilton) that an employer is not required to provide an injured employee with a Notice of Ability to Return to Work (NARW) form when the employee has not yet filed a Claim Petition and has therefore never proven his or […]

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