A Federal District Court Judge Ruled that a Nursing Home Cannot Use the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act as Shield from COVID Liability
Factors in Divorce: The Tom Brady Affect
PA Labor and Industry Committee to Consider SB 319
Recent Pennsylvania Supreme Court Decision Allows Employers to Pull a TNCP and File a Medical-Only NCP
IRE Physicians and Employers Must Consider Conditions Not Included Within Either the Controlling Document or Judicially Determined Injury Description; Claimants Can Successfully Challenge IRE Ratings If This Is Not Done
A Judge’s Decision in a Philadelphia COVID-19 Fatal Claim Petition, Advice For Employers
Your Custody Order and Summer Vacations
"She Took My Dog”
What You Need to Know About The Child Tax Credit and Filing Taxes in Pennsylvania
Apple Pay, Venmo, and Cash App Must Now Be Reported to the IRS
What Businesses Need to Know: Supreme Court Stays OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccination ETS But Allows Vaccine Mandate for Healthcare Facilities that Receive Medicare and/or Medicaid Funding
Pennsylvania Appeals Court Reaffirms Psychiatric Records Privilege in Emotional Pain Suit
No Expectation of Privacy for Representative of Insurance Company Performing an Appraisal
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Ruled on Keystone Rx LLC v. Bureau of Workers' Compensation Fee Review Hearing Office
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rules on Claimant's Attorney's Fees
Pennsylvania and New Jersey Release 2022 Average Weekly Wage Rates
Comfort Dogs Allowed in Pennsylvania Courts
Chester County Opinion Offers Guidance on Vaccination Issue
Lackawanna County Court Extends Statute of Limitations Expansion of Sexual Abusers to Include their Corporate Employers
Pennsylvania Legislature Passes S.B. 147
United States Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Cheerleader Who Published Critical Social Media Post in Free-Speech Case
Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Legislative Update
Implications of Summer Travel and COVID-19 Vaccines on Families
Employer EEO-1 Reports Due to the EEOC by July 19, 2021
UPDATE: New York Federal District Court Cites two Pennsylvania Supreme Court Cases When Recognizing Right to Invoke Force Majeure Provision in Light of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic
Can Individuals Who Refuse To Return To Work Because Of COVID-19 Safety Concerns Get Unemployment Benefits?
Three Words: Mediation, Arbitration, and Conciliation
EEOC Issues New Guidance for Employers on COVID-19 Vaccine Programs
School Openings and Child Custody
Law Prohibiting Philadelphia Employers from Inquiring About Wage History of Job Applicants Now in Effect
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Addresses the Duty of Mental Healthcare Providers to Warn Others Regarding Patient Threat to Harm “Neighbor”
Philadelphia COVID-19 Whistle-Blower Law
You Just Never Know…
COVID-19 Pandemic Update from the EEOC: ADA Violation if Employers Require Antibody Testing Before Employees Re-enter the Workplace and ADEA Violation if Employers Exclude Individuals Age 65 or Older from the Workplace
June 1, 2020 Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Update Regarding Practice and Procedure During the COVID-19 Emergency
Final Regulations Implementing Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972
Summer Flights during COVID-19
Summer at the Shore during COVID-19
Coronavirus Relief for People Going Through Divorce: Who knew?
The Impact of COVID-19 on Workers' Compensation
New Guidance Issued by the EEOC: What Employers Need to Know About the ADA and the COVID-19 Pandemic
Was your Stimulus Check Short? Maybe Because You Owe Past Due Child Support!
Interpreting and Drafting Force Majeure Clauses During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic
April 15, 2020 Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Update Regarding Practice and Procedure During the COVID-19 Emergency
Montgomery County Judicial Emergency Extended Through May 31
What Exactly is a Legal Emergency?
Temporary Custody Modifications While Working From Home
CARES Act Unemployment Compensation Provisions
Support Help for Obligors in Desperate Times
Updated Families First Coronavirus Response Act Alert
What Does Your Child Custody Order Say?
Update on Executive Orders that Affect Business Operations in NJ, NY, PA and DE
How Does Governor Murphy’s Shutdown of Non-Essential Businesses Affect Pending Workers’ Compensation Claims?
How Does Governor Wolf’s Shutdown of Non-Essential Businesses Affect Pending Workers’ Compensation Claims?
Action Plan Check List
Family Law and COVID-19
Thank You American Truckers
President Trump Signs into Law The Families First Coronavirus Response Act: What Employers Need to Know
Guidance for Employers in the Face of the Coronavirus Pandemic
Family Law Office Update
Workers' Compensation Coronavirus Update as of 4 p.m. on Monday, March 16th
Workers’ Compensation Practices in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware During the COVID-19 Outbreak - as of 11:30 a.m. March 16th, 2020
Will Coronavirus Cases be Compensable Under the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act and if so, How?
Pennsylvania and New Jersey Release 2020 Average Weekly Wage Rates
New Rule for Utilization Review Requests
When a Spouse’s Financial Decisions Affect Your Credit
When Identity Theft is Perpetrated by Your Spouse
When is a Medical Opinion Insufficient?
Undocumented Workers Revisited
When the Employee Does Not Bring an Action Against a Third-party Tortfeasor, Can the Employer/Carrier Bring the Action Instead?
Pennsylvania and New Jersey Release 2019 Average Weekly Wage Rates
Protz Fix Passed Into Law
Philadelphia Proposes New Bill Addressing Workers' Schedules
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Ruling Significantly Narrows the Scope of Governmental Immunity in Motor Vehicle Accidents
The Commonwealth Court Interprets and Applies Protz II in the Whitefield Decision
The Going and Coming Rule Applied to a Union Electrician Foreman
When a Provider Failed to Supply Records for a Utilization Review Does a WC Judge have Jurisdiction to Decide a Petition to Review the UR Determination Because a Substantive Review was Performed?
In a Labor Market Survey Case, What Does the Employer Have to Prove and How Can an Employer Meet its Burden of Proof?
Will Attorney General Jeff Sessions' New Pot Enforcement Policy Affect States With Legal Medical and Recreational Use Laws - And Will it Change Employers and Workers' Compensation Carriers Policies on The Issue?
Pennsylvania and New Jersey Release 2018 Average Weekly Wage Rates
The Commonwealth Court Decides, Post Protz, to Reinstate Total Disability When Worker Files Petition Before Expiration of 500 Weeks of Partial. Worker Did Not File Challenge to Notice of Change Based on IRE
Can the Construction Workplace Misclassification Act be Applied to Injuries Occurring Before its Effective Date and Can the Principles for Determining Independent Contractor Set Forth Therein be Used as Guidelines When it Does Not Apply?
Pennsylvania House Bill No. 18 Scheduled for a Vote on June 13
Reduction Of Subrogation Liens By Apportionment
In McLaughlin v. Active Disposal, Appellate Court Once Again Upholds Workers' Compensation Judge's Decision
Impairment Rating Evaluations Must Now Consider Additional Conditions Not Acknowledged as Work Injuries
Reimbursement of Fees for Unreasonable Contest May Be Recovered
What Employers Need to Know as More States Approve Recreational and Medical Marijuana
Stopping Prescription Opioid Abuse in a Workers' Compensation Case
Superior Court Rules that Section 512 of the MCARE Act Is Not Applicable to Medical Malpractice Actions Brought Against Podiatrists
How Far is Too Far? Presuming Juror Prejudice Based on Situational Relationships with Litigants
Allegheny County Judge Rejects Pittsburgh Paid Sick Days Act
Third Circuit Holds that Employees Not Entitled to Wages during Unpaid Portion of Mealtime
Companies Take Note: Temporary Employees Provided by Staffing Agencies are Protected from Workplace Discrimination Under Title VII
Philadelphia Jury Awards $1.7 Million to Deceased Former Employee Against Employer: Sounds Alarm for all Employers
Weber Gallagher Planning Webinar on Effect of Protz IRE Decision - Stay Tuned
Commonwealth Court Holds Impairment Rating Evaluations Unconstitutional If AMA Guides Beyond 4th Edition Are Used
Can a Timely Impairment Rating Evaluation and Change of Disability Status Be Invalidated by Establishing New or Additional Injuries?
Commonwealth Court Defines a Timely Request for an IRE that Allows for a Modification of Disability Status by Notice Rather than Litigation
Notice of Ability is not Required in Claim Cases
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Holds Employer's Liability Exclusion Applicable Only to Claims Brought Against Insured by its Own Employees
When There Is a Refusal to Disclose the Amount of a Third Party Settlement, Can You Obtain Relief from a Workers' Compensation Judge?
Can a Complete IRE Evaluation Be Made When the Physician is Not an Expert in All Alleged Injuries?
Loss of Earnings Must Be Due to Work Injury for an Employee to Receive Partial Disability Benefits
Results of the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation and Workplace Safety 2013 Annual Report
Health Carrier's Subrogation Lien Properly Established
Workers' Compensation Alert - Course and Scope of Employment
Defending Baseless Medical Provider Claims in New Jersey
Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Update - 1st Quarter '12
Pennsylvania Quarterly Update - 4th Quarter 2012
Workers' Compensation Update - 3rd Quarter '12
Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Update - 2nd Quarter '12
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