Injured Worker Case Summary – Foot and Ankle Injury In December 2015, an injured ironworker from Washington PA who was represented by attorney Eric P. Betzner received a settlement of $195,000 for his work related injury. The ironworker was injured in 2013, when a piece of steel fell off a forklift injuring his foot and […]
Workers Compensation Payments after Being Released to Return to Work – When Are They Payable?
We often receive questions about whether workers compensation wage loss benefits are still payable to an injured worker after they have been released to return to work in some capacity by their doctor. At times, the injured worker will have a release to return to work, either to regular duty or modified duty, but their […]
Medical Evidence – The Key to Winning Your Claim for Social Security Disability Benefits
Individuals seeking Social Security Disability benefits often call our office to ask us if they have a case. Many of these individuals have been struggling to make ends meet and do not have the health insurance coverage necessary to obtain regular medical treatment for their disabling medical conditions. When we interview these folks about their […]
Sick, Personal or Vacation Days and Workers’ Compensation
We are frequently contacted with questions about the use of sick, personal or vacation days and workers compensation benefits. Most employees, and also many employers, simply do not understand the workers compensation laws that apply to these situations. Often employees are told they must use their sick, personal or vacation time before being eligible for […]