Meniscus Tear Injuries in Pennsylvania Workers Compensation

Meniscus tear injuries are some of the most common injuries I have seen in my Pennsylvania Workers Compensation practice. That is not all that surprising given the growth in the warehousing and distribution sector. These types of jobs can frequently lead to knee injuries. What is a meniscus? Each knee has two C-shaped pieces of cartilage that are located between the tibia (shin) and the femur (thigh). The meniscus acts as a cushion to protect the lower part of the…

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How can Mooney Law help your workers’ comp case in Pennsylvania?

Many injured workers in Pennsylvania are unsure whether they need to retain an experienced workers’ compensation attorney. This article helps to address when and why you should retain an attorney to help with your case. When to hire an attorney to handle your workers comp case Quite frankly, my advice would be to call Mooney Law right away when injured at work. Here is an article on what you should do when injured at work. Workers’ compensation is quite complex,…

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What If my Employer Does Not Want to Report my Work Injury?

Sometimes I hear stories from injured workers that their employer ‘blew off’ their injury, or did not want to report the injury, or failed to provide any kind of documentation of a work injury. The next question becomes, why? Why does my employer not want to report a work injury? There are several reasons an employer may not want to report a work injury. First, in some cases, particularly with smaller type employers, the employer may not have workers’ compensation…

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Are Pennsylvania workers’ compensation benefits taxable?

Pennsylvania injured workers may receive wage loss benefits when out of work due to a work injury. Many workers’ compensation cases also end in a settlement, where the injured worker receives a lump sum amount to settle their claim. This is the time of year where I get questions from clients on whether their weekly wage loss checks and their settlement funds are considered taxable income. The answer is NO. Workers’ compensation benefits are not taxable at the federal or…

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