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In nearly all Pennsylvania workers compensation cases that involve litigation, the injured worker must attend an independent medical examination (IME). In fact, workers compensation insurance carrier are entitled to an IME every six months. Often I have clients ask just what is this examination all about. Here are a few facts regarding IME exams in […]
On April 17, 2016, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf signed into law the Medical Marijuana Act (MMA) legalizing medical marijuana for treatment purposes in Pennsylvania. Since that time, a few clients have had questions regarding a medical marijuana prescription and the interplay with a workers compensation claim. Here is what I can tell you. The legality […]
There are four important factors of a Pennsylvania workers compensation settlement that you should think about. A lump sum amount of money can sound great. After all, as an injured worker, you may be behind on bills, owe family or friends money due to the injury, or simply need the money for other reasons. I […]
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry has released it’s 2019 average weekly wage rates for Workers Compensation. The average weekly wage determines the corresponding compensation rate that an injured worker is paid while out of work due to the work injury. Correct calculation of the average weekly wage is critical in a Pennsylvania workers […]
Winter weather is in our forecast. Some areas of Central Pennsylvania could see between 5 and 8 inches of snow this week, mainly on Thursday. With snow and ice here, drive ways, parking lots, and sidewalks become very slippery. Take extra time and be careful. What happens if you slip and fall at work on […]
Mooney Law represents clients throughout Pennsylvania and is a full Pennsylvania Disability Law practice. What do we mean by that? At Mooney Law, we represent disabled clients in the following areas: Pennsylvania Workers Compensation: We represent injured workers throughout Pennsylvania. We have a full workers compensation litigation practice, from litigating denied injuries, to defending against […]
It is a question that nearly every injured worker at some point asks — what is my case worth? The simple answer is — it depends. And it really does depend on several factors. So what are those factors? Are you currently receiving wage loss benefits? That is a big factor. Why? When an insurance […]
I am often asked, how do I start a workers comp claim in Pennsylvania. You’ve been injured on the job. So now what? A couple of things are quite important in starting a workers comp claim. When starting a workers comp claim in Pennsylvania, follow these initial steps. Report the injury First thing to do […]
Mooney Atty Mark Buterbaugh helps a local woman receive the compensation she deserved after needing knee surgery despite her employers attempts to deny it.