7 Things To Avoid When Filling A Workers’ Compensation Claim
Sometimes even the best workers’ compensation attorneys will try to downplay the complexities of their clients’ cases in order to comfort them. However, at Pearson Koutcher Law, we believe that you have the best chance of success in your workers’ comp. claim if you are aware of the key don’ts. While this is not an […]
What Happens When You Are Injured At Work Twice?
In baseball, if teams play two games in a day, it’s called a doubleheader. In the workplace, if somebody sustains two injuries – in the same day, week, month, or year – that is one unlucky person. But how does this play out in a PA workers’ compensation case? We like to use hypotheticals to […]
“A Career in PA Workers’ Compensation” for Young Lawyers and Law Students
For many law students, answering the question, “What type of law are you going to practice?” can be a daunting task. One thing they don’t teach you in law school is what a lawyer actually does. How could they? The law has countless areas of practice and most areas require lawyers to do entirely different […]
Hit A Home Run With Pearson Koutcher Law
The Pennsylvania Workers’ Comp Process The Philadelphia Phillies kick off their 2022 baseball season this Friday at Citizen Bank Park in South Philly. Our Phillies will be striving to recapture their glory from the Jimmy Rollins/Chase Utley/Ryan Howard era and make the postseason for the first time since 2011. Do I Need To Hire A […]
How Will An Impairment Rating Evaluation Affect My PA Workers’ Compensation Benefits?
Insurance companies have a lot of weapons to try to make an injured worker’s life miserable. Weapons that could affect his or her PA workers’ compensation benefits. An Impairment Rating Evaluation, also known as an IRE, is one of those weapons. Here is how an IRE works. When Will I Be Asked To Go To […]
Can I Receive Vacation Pay If I Am Pursuing A Workers’ Comp Claim?
If you have to pursue a workers compensation PA claim, we can assure you that it will not be a vacation. If that happens, you may wonder whether you are entitled to receive vacation pay, and if so whether you will be required to pay it back if your PA workers compensation claim is granted. […]
How To Calculate Workers’ Compensation Wages In Pennsylvania
If you’re injured at work in Pennsylvania and cannot do your job, you’ll be asking yourself the all-important question, “How much money will I receive?” The answer is not simple. What are Workers’ Comp Benefits Based On In Pennsylvania? The amount of your Pennsylvania workers’ comp. benefits is based on the wages you earned at […]