What happens when my doctor provides permanent work restrictions for my work injury?

Many injured workers in Pennsylvania do not fully recover from a work injury. Depends on the severity of the injury, surgeries that may have happened, and ongoing symptoms from the work injury. So what happens if my doctor gives me permanent work restrictions? First, if your claim has been accepted, your employer must provide light duty within those permanent restrictions. […]

What to expect from the initial workers’ compensation intake

Mooney Law is proud to represent workers throughout Pennsylvania and Maryland. Work injuries are tough. They can be financially, emotionally, physically, and emotionally devastating. At Mooney Law, we are committed to providing excellent representation based on our trusted and proven experience. So you have been injured at work. You want a free consultation with Mooney Law for your work injury. […]

Mooney Law Obtains Six Figure Settlement for Injured Worker Who Contracted COVID-19

I was recently able to settle a workers’ compensation claim for a client of mine who contracted COVID-19 while in the course and scope of her duties at work.  The settlement was over $100,000. These COVID-19 cases are pretty limited.  These cases are limited to essential workers, primarily health care workers.  There is a presumption for health care workers that […]

Disclose, Disclose, Disclose Preexisting Conditions and Treatment

It is important for injured workers to disclose ALL pre-existing medical conditions, treatment, or symptoms related to the body part that was recently injured at work. Failing to do so can have devastating consequences on the workers’ compensation case. Every new client that comes to consult with me for a Pennsylvania work-related injury is asked about pre-existing conditions, treatment or […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Huge Walmart Warehouse Coming to Shippensburg

The huge warehouse being built off Exit 24 of Interstate 81 in Shippensburg looks to be nearing completion.  The warehouse is reportedly a Walmart Distribution Center.  As you can see by the image below, it is nearing completion. Besides more truck traffic on the Olde Scotland Road and Shippensburg in general, a new large warehouse bring more employees.  Hopefully, proper […]