In Pennsylvania, Workers Comp litigation can continue past decision

One thing that is important to know about Pennsylvania Workers Comp, is that your initial litigation may not be the end of the insurance companies attempt to deny or stop your benefits.  Let's use a real client example. I have a client from Shippensburg who was injured on the job when he fell in a hole, struck his back, and injured his low back.  He came to me after being off work and receiving no wage loss benefits, meanwhile medical…

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With Social Security Disability, seriousness of the condition is important, not the diagnosis

Sometimes I get a new client calling to inquire about social security disability benefits because the have been diagnosed with diabetes, or MS, or fibromyalgia, or any medical diagnosis of a medical condition.  I think some clarification is needed about what the Social Security Administration (SSA) and/or the Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) consider in awarding or denying an applicant social security disability benefits. It is important to know that it is not the diagnosis itself that is disabling.  It is…

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