Pennsylvania Airport Employee Initially Denied Workers’ Compensation Wins Appeal

A Pittsburgh International Airport employee suffered a terrible injury while at work in September 2014 that ultimately resulted in the amputation of one of her legs. Her initial workers’ [...]

When Workers’ Compensation Issues Endanger Lives

Last month, a case of bankruptcy and workers’ compensation issues put Carnegie borough residents’ lives on the line when Carnegie Emergency Medical Services (CEMS) was forced to stop [...]


And You Thought That Hangover Was Bad: A Workers’ Compensation Nightmare

By the time Christmas rolled around in 2013, Melissa Lennon had already added “party planner” and “emcee” to her official duties as deputy clerk of court for Harnett [...]


FL’s Hialeah Ruling Means the Nationwide War on Workers’ Compensation Benefits Continues

Earlier this year, in Stahl v. Hialeah Hospital, the Florida Supreme Court decided against issuing a ruling regarding the constitutionality of the state’s workers’ compensation [...]


Details Matter: Describing Your Workplace Injury

Should you suffer an injury necessitating workers’ compensation benefits, it’s critical that you look closely at the description of your injury written by your employer. The [...]


(More) Reasons to Consult a Workers’ Compensation Attorney

While there’s nothing in state or federal law that requires you to work with a workers’ compensation attorney, doing so is almost always your best bet for securing a favorable [...]


(Nearly) Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Workers’ Compensation Claims

Attorney Michael L. Studd understands that workers’ compensation claims are wildly esoteric. Despite dedicating his practice to helping Pittsburgh employees overcome work-related injuries, [...]


I’ve Been Injured at Work. Can I Sue?

Living in a country as litigious as the United States, you’d be forgiven for thinking you can simply sue your employer following a work-related injury. In fact, the workers’ [...]


When You (Absolutely) Need a Workers’ Compensation Attorney

While it’s generally a good idea to consult an experienced workers’ compensation attorney following a work-related injury, there are certain instances in which it becomes positively [...]


The Most Common Types of Workers’ Compensation Claims

According to a report cited earlier this year by Insurance Journal, strains and sprains (30%) are the most common types of work-related injuries in the United States. Based on data collected [...]


What is Required of the Employer in Workers’ Compensation Claims?

The whole premise of workers’ compensation is that is a fair and agreed-upon compromise for both the employer and employee. The employer is protected from being sued by individual [...]


What a Workers’ Compensation Denial Means

There are many reasons why your legitimate workers’ compensation claim was denied by either your employer or insurance company. This can be disheartening and debilitating to your bank [...]


What to Do if You Suffer a Work-Related Injury

If you’ve recently suffered a work-related injury, you may be entitled to workers’ compensation. Workers’ compensation can help cover your medical costs, rehabilitation, and/or [...]


Obamacare Found to Have No Effect on Workers’ Compensation Claimants

For the first half of this decade, as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (i.e. Obamacare) was being implemented, a common concern among medical professionals and labor experts was [...]