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Saint John’s Hospice – 2nd Annual Holiday Lunch

 Eric B. Pearson, managing partner at Pearson Koutcher Law, collaborated with The Workers’ Compensation Section to serve a holiday lunch for 350 people at Saint John’s Hospice for the second year in a row!!! Mr. Pearson helped serve a spectacular Holiday Lunch of Sausage and Peppers, Ham, Sweet Potato Mash and sautéed String Beans with cold drinks of Lemonade, Iced Tea and Fruit Punch followed by either Pumpkin, Lemon or Apple Pie compliments of “The Bocce Club”, Tastykake and Metropolitan Bakery In addition, the Section madeContinue Reading

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WHEN YOU GET HURT AT WORK, DON’T FORGET TO TELL YOUR BOSS

An employee is required to notify his or her employer within 120 days of sustaining an injury at work. This notification – “notice” is the legal term — may be provided verbally or in writing. If timely notice is not provided, the claim is forever barred, regardless of the seriousness of the injury. It seems like common sense that if you’re hurt at work, you’re going to report it promptly. If you slip on aContinue Reading

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Now listed in The Best Lawyers in America

Pearson Koutcher Law is proud to announce that managing partner, Eric B. Pearson, has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the 22nd addition of The Best Lawyers in America© 2016 for his work in Workers Compensation Law – Claimants. The selection process to be included in Best Lawyers is based on a through a comprehensive peer-review survey of over 6.7 million confidential evaluations by top attorneys. Contact Pearson Koutcher Law – Experienced Pennsylvania WorkPlaceContinue Reading

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STRESSED OUT AT WORK? A CLAIM FOR WORKERS’ COMPENSATION BENEFITS PROBABLY IS NOT THE ANSWER

You’re excited to start your new job, but soon find out that your boss is unbearable – overly demanding and constantly critical of your work.   Nothing you do is good enough, and you’re yelled at frequently.   The pressure that you feel is relentless.  With each passing week, it becomes more and more difficult for you to make it to work and do your job.  Your productivity declines, and you receive warnings, in which you areContinue Reading

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Partners at Pearson Koutcher Law volunteer at Saint John’s Hospice!

Friday, July 15, 2015, Jon Koutcher and Eric Pearson, partners at Pearson Koutcher Law, helped serve lunch at Saint John’s Hospice. Saint John’s Hospice, founded in 1963, is a charitable organization that serves homeless and others in need. Located at 12th and Race in Philadelphia the members of Saint John’s work to provide dignity and respect to every guest and are proud to serve all without discrimination. Pearson Koutcher Law proudly supports Saint John’s HospiceContinue Reading

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Client Testimonial!

Attorney Eric Pearson is a highly skilled and qualified workers compensation attorney who will fight to the end to get what you deserve. Even when the insurance company sent their denial, he never gave up and fought for my rights. He challenged them and we came out on top!! He puts his clients’ well being first. I would highly recommend Attorney Pearson to anyone who asks for a Great Philadelphia Workers Comp. Attorney. Keep upContinue Reading

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Safety Tip: Avoid workplace slips, trips and falls!

Why is the prevention of slips, trips and falls important? The U.S Department of Labor and Industry reports that slips, trips and falls make up the majority of work accidents. More specifically, slips and falls account for 15% of all accidental deaths, only the second-leading cause behind motor vehicle, approximately 25 percent of all reported injury claims a year are slip and falls and more than 95 million work day (65% of all work days)Continue Reading

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Welcome Dave Brown and Shawn Dethlefsen!

Pearson Koutcher proudly welcomes worker’s compensation attorneys Dave W. Brown and Shawn M. Dethlefsen to the firm! Mr. Brown comes to Pearson Koutcher with 21 years experience handling worker’s compensation matters. He joins our Philadelphia office eager to continue passionate representation of individuals injured at work. Read more about Dave. Ms. Dethlefsen will be the resident attorney in our new Lehigh Valley office located in Bethlehem PA. She brings two decades of experience in handlingContinue Reading

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PearsonKoutcher supports Alex’s Lemonade Stand

Philadelphia worker’s compensation law firm PearsonKoutcher supported the childhood cancer research foundation Alex’s Lemonade Stand by attending and participating in the Frozen Lemonade Cup, a charity youth ice hockey tournament held in West Chester, Pennsylvania on March 28, 2015. Youth ice hockey players gathered for one cause: to help raise money for the fight against childhood cancer. PearsonKoutcher partner Jonathan B. Koutcher stated: “There is no better feeling than giving back, which is a goalContinue Reading

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PA Workers Compensation rates scheduled to decline Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

PA Workers Comp rates decrease for the 4th year in a row! On Friday, March 27, the state departments of Insurance and Labor & Industry announced Workers compensation rates will decrease 5.99% for Pennsylvania employers, while benefits for injured workers remain unchanged. The decrease, scheduled to go into effect Wednesday, April 1st 2015, is based on a rate filing submitted in December by the Pennsylvania Compensation Rating Bureau, which indicates Pennsylvania workers comp claim frequencyContinue Reading

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