Count on Mooney for Long Term Disability Insurance Appeals

Some employers offer employees both short-term and long-term disability insurance.  These benefits are provided to an employee when the employees is out of work for disability purposes. Short term disability insurance usually range between 9 and 26 weeks of payments (usually a certain percentage of your wages) for an individual who is unable to work.  If the company offers and the employee elected long-term disability, then after short-term disability expires, the employee could convert to the long-term disability insurance.  To…

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Carlisle injured worker awarded benefits, despite prior shoulder injury

An injured worker in Carlisle was awarded workers compensation benefits despite a prior shoulder injury.  Here are the facts. For the sake of a story, let's say the injured worker's name is John.  John came to me a few years ago after injuring his shoulder as a truck driver.  Due to that injury, John underwent two different surgeries and I eventually settled his case for over six-figures.  One year after settling that case, John came back to see me, but…

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Forklift accidents can cause serious injuries for warehouse workers in Central Pennsylvania

Forklift accidents can certainly cause serious injuries for people working in warehouses throughout Central Pennsylvania.  Looking up and down Interstate 81 from Greencastle to Chambersburg to Carlisle and north, warehouses and distribution centers blanket the landscape.  They produce jobs, which is a big reason that Central Pennsylvania can boast a low unemployment rate.  The growth of warehousing along Interstate 81 continues.   However,  warehouses also bring more work injuries to a community.  You can read about common warehouse injuries right…

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