What Makes Mooney Law Different Than Those Firms That You See in Ads

Mooney Law advertises our firm.  Of course we do.  However, we do not advertise as much as some of these firms you see everywhere on billboards and TV.  Those ads actually become monotonous and overbearing.  We do not advertise like some of these big Philadelphia and Pittsburgh law firms you see.   Are we different?  Is our approach different? The answer is YES, we are different.  Let me explain how we are different.  Many of these firms that spend all…

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What happens if my employer has no workers compensation insurance?

Unfortunately, I still get calls from clients who were injured at work, but their employer advised they cannot file for workers compensation benefits because they do not have workers compensation insurance.  Then what? First, that is not correct.  If you are an employee and have been injured at work, then you may be eligible for workers’ compensation benefits.  What must happen is the injured worker must file a Notice of Claim with the Pennsylvania Uninsured Employers Guaranty Fund (UEGF).   Then,…

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Am I entitled to a settlement in Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation?

In Pennsylvania, injured workers are not entitled to a settlement.  That is the quick, easy answer.  However, most Pennsylvania workers’ compensation cases in litigation do indeed end with a settlement. There are two critical points to remember when we talk about Pennsylvania workers’ compensation settlements.  First, no employer, insurance carrier, attorney, or Workers’ Compensation Judge (WCJ) can force an injured worker to settle their case.  If you do not want to settle your case then you do not have to…

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