What Does Workers’ Compensation Mean?
Like criminal law, personal injury law, and employment law, workers’ compensation is a separate area of the law in Pennsylvania in which lawyers are specialists. So what exactly is “Pennsylvania workers’ compensation” and why would a person need a workers’ comp lawyer? Let’s break down the term “workers’ compensation” and provide a quick summary of […]
What are the Types of Workers’ Compensation Benefits in Pennsylvania?
What Is Workers’ Compensation Benefits? If you injure yourself at work in Pennsylvania, there are primarily two types of benefits that you may receive. First and foremost, you are entitled to wage loss benefits – in other words, money. You may receive wage loss benefits if your work injury has prevented you from doing your […]
How IRE’s Can Impact Your PA Workers’ Comp Rates
How Can IRE’s Impact Your PA Workmans Comp Rates In December 2021, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania issued a decision in favor of an injured worker, James Smith, who was represented by Pearson Koutcher Law’s highly experienced Philadelphia workers comp lawyers. This case involved an IRE and the PA workmans comp rates and benefits associated […]
Workers’ Compensation PA Lawyer Eric Pearson Co Presents At The Annual PBI PA Workers’ Comp Law Update
On Friday September 17, 2021, Eric Pearson was a co presenter for the 3rd year in a row at the annual Philadelphia Bar Institute (PBI) continuing education course of 2021 Workers’ Compensation Pennsylvania Case Law Update. Along with his co-presenter, Eric discussed the most recent case law affecting Pennsylvania workers’ compensation matters. The audience included […]
Dave Brown, Philadelphia Workers’ Comp Lawyer, on “The Sanjay and Jim Show”
PHILADELPHIA, PA, September 2021 – Philadelphia Workers’ Comp Lawyer Dave W. Brown was a guest on the first episode of “The Sanjay and Jim Show,” where he discussed Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation with Dr Sanjay Madnani, Dr. Jim Brady, and co-host Joe Dougherty. “The Sanjay and Jim Show is a brand-new podcast on WWDB AM – […]
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. […]
The Rewards of Working in Workers’ Compensation PA
I have been working in the legal field for 30 years. I worked my first 10 years in family law and have spent my last 20 years in workers compensation PA law. I would not want to work in any other field because it is just so rewarding. Working in Pennsylvania Workers’ Comp is Rewarding […]
Growing Up Working In PA Workers’ Compensation
When I started in workers’ comp., I was 23 years old and I had only a vague idea of what it was. I was a recent college graduate with a degree in criminal justice and no idea what to do with it. All I knew is that I wanted to help people. After my first […]