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    Workers' Compensation; Auto/Truck/Motorcycle Accidents; Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice; Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect; Products Liability
    Workers' Compensation; Auto/Truck/Motorcycle Accidents; Personal Injury; Medical Malpractice; Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect; Products Liability
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      1. Temporary Workers Vulnerable to Workplace Injury

        September 28, 2017 by admin

        A study issued this September by the Stephen and Sandra Sheller Center for Social Justice and the Temple University Beasley School of Law highlights the pitfalls and problems faced by temporary workers throughout Pennsylvania.  The study can be found at the following link:  https://www2.law.temple.edu/csj/publication/pennsylvania-workers-in-jeopardy-the-hidden-problem-of-temporary-employment/.  Coauthors, Rebecca Daily, Tracie Johnson and Holly Smith, state that companies […]


      2. EMPLOYER-REPORTED WORKPLACE INJURIES AND ILLNESSES – 2015

        November 10, 2016 by admin

        (Source:  OSHA Website:  OSHA Statement dated 10/27/16.  https://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=NEWS_RELEASES&p_id=33360). The U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics has just released its report on occupational injuries and illnesses in 2015. Occupational injury and illness data just released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics showed a significant drop in the rate of recordable workplace injuries and illnesses in […]


      3. Credentials of IRE Physician Successfully Challenged: PA Commonwealth Court Rules that IRE Doctors Must be Active in Clinical Practice

        April 14, 2014 by Adam Levin

        From the Desk of Adam K. Levin, Esq. (certified as a specialist in the practice of workers’ compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Section on Workers’ Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court). Verizon Pennsylvania v. WCAB (Ketterer), 1188 C.D. 2013 (Pa. Commw. March 12, 2014) In this case, the Employer filed […]


      4. PA Supreme Court Holds That State Trooper is Entitled to Work Comp Benefits for Disabling Mental/Psychiatric PTSD Condition

        November 25, 2013 by Adam Levin

        From the Desk of Adam K. Levin, Esq. (certified as a specialist in the practice of workers’ compensation law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Section on Workers’ Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court). Payes v. WCAB (Commonwealth PA State Police), 50 MAP 201 (PA Oct. 30, 2013) A twelve year veteran of […]


      5. OSHA SHARES ADVICE TO PREVENT HEAT ILLNESS IN OUTDOOR WORKERS

        June 14, 2012 by Adam Levin

        The Occupational Health & Safety Administration (OSHA) has undertaken a campaign to prevent heat illness in outdoor workers.  HEAT ILLNESS CAN BE DEADLY. Every year, thousands of workers become sick from exposure to heat, and some even die. These illnesses and deaths are preventable.  OSHA has instituted a nationwide outreach campaign to raise awareness among […]


      6. PA Supreme Court Strikes Down Workers’ Compensation Exclusion in Insurance Policy

        November 9, 2011 by admin

        From the Desk of Adam K. Levin, Esq. (PA workers’ comp and personal injury attorney). Since it violates public policy, workers’ compensation exclusion in employer-sponsored insurance policy is unenforceable. Heller v. League of Cities (PICS Case No. 11-4354)(Pa. Oct. 19, 2011).    A police officer was severely injured in an automobile accident in the course and […]


      7. When seeking to suspend a Claimant’s PA work comp benefits…

        June 29, 2011 by admin

        From the Desk of Adam K. Levin, Esq. (PA workers’ comp attorney) When seeking to suspend a Claimant’s PA work comp benefits, an employer is not entitled to rely on the employee’s failure to seek work to prove a voluntary retirement from the workforce unless the employer proves thatthe injured worker voluntarily retired. Keene v. […]


      8. Lack of Job Offers After Injured Worker Applies for Jobs Listed in Labor Market Survey Not a Defense to Reduction of Workers’ Compensation Benefits

        August 16, 2010 by admin

        The workers’ compensation lawyers at Liever, Hyman & Potter, P.C. serve Reading, Berks County, PA and Schuylkill County, PA. The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania issued an important decision on June 30, 2010 for workers’ compensation claimants. In Phoenixville Hospital v. WCAB (Shoap), 2188 C.D. 2009 (Pa.Cmwlth. 2010), the Commonwealth Court held that, when an employer […]


      9. COMMONWEALTH COURT ISSUES RULING REDUCING WORKERS’ COMPENSATION

        July 23, 2010 by admin

        The workers’ compensation lawyers at Liever, Hyman & Potter, P.C. in Reading, PA are constantly keeping up with the law to help our clients. In one recent case, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania held that, when a claimant no longer lives in Pennsylvania, the claimant’s benefits could be reduced based on jobs available in the […]


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