Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court Clarifies Filing Requirements For Workers’ Compensation Claims Against the Uninsured Fund

Posted on Monday, August 31st, 2015 at 11:46 am    

Recently, in Lozado v. WCAB (Dependable Concrete Work and UEGF), the Commonwealth Court reversed and remanded a decision from the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board that had affirmed the judge’s decision denying the injured worker’s claim petition on the basis that the worker failed to provide timely notice to the uninsured fund that his employer was

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How Long Will It Take To Get A Decision On Your Workers’ Compensation Claim In Pennsylvania?

Posted on Thursday, August 27th, 2015 at 4:39 pm    

We have been handling workers’ compensation claims in Pennsylvania at our firm for many years. One of the most difficult things about fighting the insurance company on a contested work injury claim is that it takes time-often a lot of time. In fact, in our opinion, the most difficult aspect of most contested workers’ compensation

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Approximately One Out of Every Seven Drivers On The Road Is Uninsured- Protect Yourself!

Posted on Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 at 11:06 am    

The Insurance Research Council estimates that nearly 1 out of every 7 drivers on the road is uninsured. That is roughly 15%, which is a staggering number. Additionally, in Pennsylvania, drivers only need to have $15,000 of motor vehicle liability insurance coverage, which means that their insurance will only pay up to $15,000 in damages

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Pennsylvania Court Holds That Workers’ Compensation Insurance Company Cannot File Suit To Recover Subrogation Lien

Posted on Friday, August 21st, 2015 at 11:41 am    

In Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. v. Domtar Paper Co. the court held that an employer or insurer who seeks reimbursement of its subrogation lien from the third-party tortfeasor may not file suit in its own name without involving the injured worker to whom benefits were paid. Oftentimes, when an employee suffers a work-related injury there

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If you or anyone you know has been denied a job because of a criminal record, read below

Posted on Thursday, August 13th, 2015 at 12:58 pm    

If you, or a friend or loved one has been refused employment due to a prior criminal record, there is a remedy available in Pennsylvania, and the attorneys at have been aggressively pursuing such cases for many years. In Pennsylvania, an employer MAY NOT refuse to hire a job applicant based upon a prior criminal

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Pennsylvania Court Holds That Homeowner May Sue Homeowner’s Insurance Carrier For Negligence

Posted on Saturday, August 8th, 2015 at 1:09 pm    

In Bruno v. Erie, the Pennsylvania Superior Court held that David Bruno and his family could bring a negligence claim against Erie Insurance, which provided them with homeowner’s insurance coverage. The Bruno family purchased a home on September 28, 2007. Upon beginning a remodel of the basement on October 5, 2007 Mr. Bruno and his

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No Need To Apologize

Posted on Monday, August 3rd, 2015 at 9:43 pm    

It goes something like this-we sit down with a new client to gather the necessary information from the client, and he/she begins with-“‘m not the kind of person to sue someone, but…” In essence, the client is apologizing in advance for having the desire to file a lawsuit after sustaining personal injuries–seeking to justify the

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