Why is my employer denying my work injury?
In Pennsylvania, work-related injuries are common. I frequently hear frustrations from clients over why their claim was denied. In Pennsylvania, employers have the right to deny a workers compensation claim. They may do so for several reasons. Here is a list of the TEN most…
Marijuana conviction in Pennsylvania. Apply for pardon now!
Pennsylvania residents who have been convicted of non-violent marijuana offenses should apply for a pardon, and the Commonwealth will expedite that process, according to Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman. As part of the plan to try to eventually legalize recreational use of the drug in Pennsylvania,…
The DOs and DONTs Of Child Custody
Child custody cases can be frustrating, time consuming, and difficult to navigate. Many parents want what is best for their children but are not sure what to do (or not do) to strengthen their cases. Here are the dos and don’ts in a child custody…
PENNSYLVANIA’S 16 CHILD CUSTODY FACTORS
Child custody can be a complex and complicated matter for any individual involved in a custody dispute. When your custody matter goes before a judge, the judge is charged with crafting a custody order that is in the best interest of the child. When the…
Don’t Be Fooled By Debt Relief Companies
I spend a lot time on the road and have heard several ads on the radio. They all say something like: Don’t let the credit card companies trick you into believing you owe them. Then there is the inevitable sales pitch for a debt assistance…
Workers’ Compensation Settlement and Social Security Disability
Are you aware of the interplay between a lump sum workers’ compensation settlement and social security disability benefits? Learn more about the complex connection between workers compensation and social security benefits today.
We Have to Sell the House
All too often families of loved ones entering skilled nursing care misunderstand the rules that apply to protecting assets. Learn how a family can reduce or eliminate the risk and costs associated with their loved ones entering long term care.
Can I Reopen my Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Claim?
Can you re-open a Pennsylvania workers compensation claim? When injured workers return to work or get a new job and the injury returns, it’s important to know your workers compensation options and rights. Learn more today.
Pennsylvania Sets Workers Compensation Wage Rates
The PA Department of Labor has released the 2017 Average Weekly Wage chart with the new year wage loss rates. This chart determines what an injured worker receives for wage loss weekly benefits based on his/her average weekly wage earnings. Learn more.