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HEARING LOSS BENEFITS UNDER THE PENNSYLVANIA WORKERS’ COMPENSATION ACT

By Ira H. Weinstock |

Hearing loss benefits are considered a specific loss under the Workers’ Compensation Act. If an employee has been exposed to hazardous occupational noise, which has caused at least 10 percent binaural (both ears) hearing loss, the employer is responsible to pay benefits under the Act.  While a single episode of hazardous noise, a blow… Read More »

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Governor Wolf Signs the Clean Slate Bill Into Law

By Ira H. Weinstock |

On June 28, 2018, Governor Tom Wolf’s Office announced that he had signed House Bill 1419 also known as the “Clean Slate” bill into law.  According to the Governor’s Office, this legislation allows for individuals to petition the courts for their records to be sealed if a person has been free from conviction for… Read More »

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Limits the Right Of Workers’ Compensation Insurance Companies to Reduce Future Medical Payments After Settlement of Negligence Cases By Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Claimants

By Ira H. Weinstock |

A common scenario in Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Cases involves a worker being injured as the result of some third party’s negligence. For example, a truck driver, while in the course and scope of his employment, is injured as a result of an accident caused by another driver.  In situations where a third party may… Read More »

Governor Wolf Issues Executive Order to Promote Equal Pay

By Ira H. Weinstock |

On June 6, 2018 Governor Tom Wolf issued Executive Order 2018-18-03 addressing “Equal Pay for Employees of the Commonwealth.”  The Order recognized the problem of pay disparity in the work force which particularly affects women and minorities.  It further recognized that a common hiring practice involves Employer’s asking applicants about their salary history during… Read More »

To Those Who Have Served And To Those Families Who Have Lost Loved Ones In Our Armed Forces Thank You For Your Service And Your Sacrifice.

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GOVERNOR WOLF VETOES SENATE BILL 936

By Ira H. Weinstock |

In a previous article we discussed Senate Bill 936 and its potential impact on Pennsylvania injured workers. This bill deals with access to medical treatment by allowing a “formulary” or in other words a state approved list of medications.  Under this bill, only medications on an approved list would be covered by the Workers’… Read More »

Pennsylvania Court Addresses Eligibility for Workers’ Compensation When Employee is Hurt Off of the Employer’s Property

By Ira H. Weinstock |

In a previous post we discussed the requirements that an Employee be in the course and scope of employment while injured to be eligible for Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation benefits. In the recent case of U.S. Airways v. WCAB, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court addressed a course and scope case involving an Employee who was injured… Read More »

How Do I Become a Medical Marijuana Patient In Pennsylvania?

By Ira H. Weinstock |

Becoming a medical marijuana patient in Pennsylvania is not difficult, provided that you suffer from one of the medical conditions for which treatment with medical marijuana is permitted.  If you are on Social Security Disability or suffer from a severe work injury, there is a good chance that you have a qualifying condition.  Many… Read More »

Participating in Pennsylvania’s Medical Marijuana Program as a Health Care Provider

By Ira H. Weinstock |

The steps to participate in Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program as a health care provider are more simple and straightforward than in some other states.  Hundreds of physicians across the state have qualified so far in the early stages of the program.  However, there are still some qualifications and hoops that are necessary to go… Read More »

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