Pennsylvania Workers Comp to begin some in-person hearings

Pennsylvania workers comp cases will begin having some in-person hearings to move work injury cases forward.  As of right now, it appears that the in-person hearings will be limited to certain locations and to testimony type hearings only. Effective June 19, 2020, the Workers’ Compensation Office of Adjudication will begin to conduct limited in-person hearings in counties that have been […]

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 […]

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 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.  […]