Basic Estate Planning for Workers Comp Clients

One thing injured workers should think about is the future. Many of my clients end up settling their workers’ compensation cases for lump sum settlements. What you should consider is what happens to the settlement funds should they suddenly pass away? We do not like to think about that, but unfortunate things happen to the many of us in life. Here at Mooney Law we are more than just a Personal Injury/Workers’ Compensation firm. We are a full-service law firm.…

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Does an Employer Have to Report a Work Injury in Pennsylvania?

Employers have specific requirements when it comes to reporting a work injury. The Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Act provides an employer and insurance carrier to report, an injury and either accept the injury or deny the injury within 21 days from when the injured worker reported the injury. The employer and insurance carrier have three options. First, they can issue what is called a Notice of Compensation Payable, that accept your injury in its entirety. The issuance of that document means…

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