Liquor Store Robbery is Not a Normal Working Condition

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has handed down a ruling that post-traumatic distress disorder suffered by an employee of a Pennsylvania state liquor store, as a result of an armed robbery, is in fact a compensable work injury.  The decision reverses ...

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What is an Independent Medical Examination (IME)?

Often I get questions from injured workers asking if they have to attend an independent medical examination, otherwise known as an IME.  The quick answer to that questions is — Yes.  The workers compensation insurance carrier is entitled to hav...

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Don’t fall for Employer Tricks When Hurt on the Job

Often when an individual is hurt at work, their employer or immediate supervisor will discourage the use of workers compensation.  Obviously, the employer does not want their workers compensation insurance premiums to increase.  So they make things u...

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