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.
Termination for Illegal Drug use Negates Workers’ Comp Benefits
Illegal drug use can have a profound impact on your ability to obtain workers compensation benefits. If you are on illegal drugs when hurt at work and if you are terminated for cause, it can have an affect on wage loss benefits. Learn more.
How Can my Workers’ Comp Wage Loss Benefits End?
You and your family rely on your workers compensation benefits – is it possible for them to end? Learn the five reasons your workers compensation benefits could end. Find out what you can do to protect your benefits today.
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.
The Work Injury Notice Requirement
Do you know when is the right time to give your employer your work injury notice? Learn the legal expectations for when you should inform your employer of a work injury and how to protect your rights and 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.