Can I help with Maryland Workers’ Comp?

I often get questions from Pennsylvania residents that get hurt in Maryland whether they need to find a firm in Maryland to handle their workers' compensation case in Maryland.  The answer to the question is NO.   Several of Mooney Law's Pennsylvania office locations, specifically Chambersburg, Waynesboro, Gettysburg, Hanover, and York, are close to the Pennsylvania and Maryland border.  Often times, Pennsylvania residents live in Pennsylvania but work in Maryland and get hurt at work in Maryland.  If you work in…

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Pennsylvania elbow work injuries

In Pennsylvania, elbow work injuries can be covered by workers’ compensation. Hurting your elbow at work is not uncommon. Many times these can be serious injuries that could require surgical intervention. How do elbow work injuries usually occur? Like many joint related injuries, such as the shoulder, ankle, and knee, these injuries can happen in a variety of ways. Common type of activities that cause traumatic elbow injuries are lifting heavy items, banging the elbow into something, and slipping and…

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Can I get Disfigurement Benefits in Pennsylvania Workers Compensation?

Pennsylvania injured workers may be eligible for disfigurement benefits under the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act (here in referred to as ‘Act’). However, it is important to know that these benefits are quite specific. What is the law on disfigurement? First and foremost, disfigurement benefits are limited. Just because you have surgery for your work injury and have a scar does not entitle you to disfigurement benefits. They are only applicable for scarring or disfigurement to the hand, neck, and face.…

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