PA Governor Wolf signs into law new Workers Comp IRE provisions

Pennsylvania Workers Comp

The Pennsylvania general Assembly passed legislation that reinstates the Impairment Ratings provision of the Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Act.  Governor Tom Wolf signed that legislation into law.  If you recall, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court upended a section of the Workers Compensation Act by striking down provisions of the Act that addressed Impairment Ratings Evaluations.  You can review that here.  The new […]

PA Supreme Court to remain short-handed

You can read it here. With Centre County President Judge Thomas Kistler’s announced withdrawal, the state’s high court will remain at five of seven seats, likely until the November elections.  Democrat Ken Gormley, was was the other high court nominee, will sit and watch his nomination die. Currently, the Supreme Court is divided at 3-21 for the GOP.  The Senate […]