Mooney Law is accepting JUUL and e-Cigarette cases

Mooney Law is now taking cases of pulmonary illness, respiratory failure, and addiction among both children and adults, as a result of JUUL or other e-Cigraettes.  Case evaluations are FREE. For decades, tobacco companies sought ‘alternatives’ to cigarettes to lower health risks, provide the same effect as cigarettes, but keep profits soaring.  In 2015, Juul was founded and marketed itself as the new alternative to cigarettes. E-Cigarettes were marketed as a ‘safe alternative’ although we now know they are far…

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Is my Pennsylvania work injury covered by workers comp?

Generally, if you were hurt on the job,  you may be entitled to workers compensation benefits.   I say generally, because in most cases, work injuries are covered.  Are there instances where a work injury may not be compensable under the Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Act?  Yes, there are certain defined employer affirmative defenses that could potentially cause your work injury to be non-compensable.  So what are these affirmative defenses?      Intentionally Self-Inflicted Injury If an injured worker intentionally inflicts harm on…

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A PA Workers Comp Judge Assignment and What It Means

What is a PA Workers Comp Judge Notice of Assignment and what does it mean for my Workers Comp case? A Notice of Assignment is sent to Pennsylvania injured worker at the start of litigation (the filing of a Claim Petition or some other employer petition).  The Notice of Assignment informs the parties as to which PA Workers Comp Judge has been assigned to the case.  Many times I am asked whether the mindset/attitude of a Workers Comp Judge effects…

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