PA and MD Workers Comp Hearings Happening Remotely

Pennsylvania and Maryland workers compensation claims are moving forward, despite both state labor departments being closed.  Both are functioning remotely. The Office of Adjudication within the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, issued the following briefing on operations moving forward: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Office of Adjudication will be continuing operations on a modified telephone-only hearing schedule effective […]

Maryland Workers Comp Statutory Deadlines

When you are injured at work in Maryland, there are specific statutory deadlines that injured workers must comply with to get compensated for the work injury.  There are statutory deadlines for providing your employer notice of injury and for filing a claim with the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission. Notice of Injury to the Employer When an employee is injured on […]

Pennsylvania work-related knee injuries

Knee injuries are a frequent Pennsylvania work-related injury.  Knees provide flexibility and stability to the body.  The knee is made up of several bones, cartilage, muscles, ligaments, and tendons.  Your knees carry the brunt of everyday motions and activities, and when they are injured, it can be difficult to stand, sit, walk, and run. Depending on the seriousness of the […]

Maryland Workers Comp: What is a Consideration Date?

There are stark differences between Pennsylvania and Maryland in terms of the Workers Compensation systems.  Vast differences.  In the beginning of a Maryland claim, one term that injured workers see often is “consideration date’.  There is no such thing in Pennsylvania. Sort of.  So what is this ‘consideration date’? Firs, in Maryland, once a claim is filed, the Maryland Workers’ […]

Does Maryland Workers Compensation cover slip and falls at work?

Slip and fall accidents that occur at work in Maryland are indeed covered by the Maryland Workers Compensation Statute.  Similarly to Pennsylvania, Maryland has a no-fault workers compensation  statute.  Winter is here, accidents happen, and Mooney Law stands ready to protect your rights and benefits in Maryland and Pennsylvania. What does it mean that the statute is no-fault?  It simply […]

Maryland and Pennsylvania Workers Comp Benefits Are Different

Pennsylvania Workers Comp

Maryland and Pennsylvania workers compensation laws and procedural practice are actually quite different from one another.  The attorneys at Mooney Law are well versed in both practices. The benefits offered to Maryland injured workers are different than in Pennsylvania.  In Maryland, an injured worker is entitled to benefits based on whether the injury corresponds to permanent disabilities or temporary disabilities.  […]

Mooney Law now handles Maryland Workers Compensation

Mooney Law now will be handling Maryland Workers Compensation cases.  I recently waived in and was admitted to practice in Maryland and am now part of the Maryland State Bar and can actively handle Maryland Workers Compensation cases before the Maryland Workers Compensation Commission.  Mooney Law has several South Central Pennsylvania offices that are in close proximity to Maryland, including […]