OSHA to Crack Down on Hospitals and Nursing Homes on Work Injuries
Health care employees at hospitals and nursing homes are the number one source for work related back and arm injuries. The Occupation Safety and Health Administration has launched a new program to address these frequent injuries. Learn more.
Ex-Pittsburgh Steeler loses bid for Workers Comp Benefits
The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court ruled against former Pittsburgh Steeler DB Ainsley Battles in his bid to obtain workers compensation. Learn how more about why the bid failed and what that could mean for your workers comp case.
Pennsylvania: Workers’ Comp and Voluntary Retirement
The Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board recently overturned a decision by a Workers’ Comp judge on a suspension petition. Learn more about this case and what it could mean for your workers compensation case.
What Does a Notice of Ability to Return to Work Mean for Me?
Do you know what happens when you’ve been injured at work and receive a Notice of Ability Return to Work? Learn more about why you may be receiving this notice and what your should do upon receiving it to protect your right to benefits.
PA Supreme Court Clarifies Retirement Rule in Workers’ Comp
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court clarified a recent ruling the voluntary rule as applied to workers’ compensation benefits. Learn more about the ruling results and what may mean for your workers compensation case.
PA Workers Comp: Average Weekly Wage Adjustments for 2013
The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry in early January published the new average weekly wage rates for 2013. Learn more about the rate that dictates your actual compensation rate if you are out of work due to an injury.
Treating with Your Employer’s Panel Doctor
Do you know the standard rules regarding treatment with your employers panel doctor? Your treatment with a panel doctor can impact your workers compensation case – learn the rules to protect your rights and your benefits.
Hearing Location Change for Shippensburg Approved!
Mooney & Associates recently went to bat for injured workers in Shippensburg, PA and recently succeeded. The PA Department of Labor & Industry has approved our request to have Shippensurg compensation claims are heard in the Chambersburg hearing location.
Shippensburg Business Handed $49,000 in OSHA Fines
A Shippensburg business, Shippensburg Domestic Castings, Inc, has been slapped with $49,000 in fines from the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Learn more about the case and the company’s repeated violations.