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Tag Archives: Pennsylvania Work Injury Case

How Do Layoffs Impact Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation?

By Ira H. Weinstock |

The reality of the modern workforce is that Employers will sometimes go through layoffs during times of economic difficulty.  If you are receiving Pennsylvania workers’ compensation benefits or you have been injured on the job, at the time you have been laid off, you may have some additional options.  If you are laid off… Read More »

Reporting a Work Related Injury and Employee Discipline

By Ira H. Weinstock |

The vast majority of the clients who walk through our door are good, hard working people who just want to do their job. They are not interested in lawsuits or fighting with their employer. Many of them who are hurt on the job don’t report it right away and think they can just “work… Read More »

IS YOUR DOCTOR’S TESTIMONY IN A PENNSYLVANIA WORKER’S COMPENSATION SUFFICIENT?

By Ira H. Weinstock |

In the recent unreported Commonwealth Court case of Waste Management v. WCAB (Fessler), the Court found that a person who was injured at work via an infection from rat feces and urine was entitled to benefits. In Fessler, the injured worker worked on a garbage truck and noticed a rat and rat feces in… Read More »

What Information Do You Need to Provide to Your Doctor When You’re Injured At Work

By Ira H. Weinstock |

When an injured worker files a Pennsylvania workers compensation claim, the injured worker has the burden of presenting unequivocal medical evidence to establish that an injury occurred that it is causally connected to the injured worker’s employment when the injury is not “obvious.” In most cases, the Employer will have their own doctor who… Read More »

NOTICE OF A PENNSYLVANIA WORK INJURY AND THE DISCOVERY RULE

By Ira H. Weinstock |

In a recent unreported Commonwealth Court Case, Waste Management v. WCAB (Fessler), the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court provided an analysis as to whether or not notice was adequately provided for a Pennsylvania work injury. Under Section 311 of the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act, an employee is required to provide notice to his employer within 120… Read More »

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