In Twin Decisions on Insurance Coverage for COVID-19 Closure Claims, Superior Court of Pennsylvania Makes Clear that Policy Language Matters
In a pair of decisions handed down on November 30, 2022, the Superior Court of Pennsylvania ca The material in this law alert has been prepared for our readers by Marshall Dennehey.
The New Jersey Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal involving injuries caused by the negligence of a co-employee. What's Hot in Workers' Comp is prepared by Marshall Dennehey to
Delaware Supreme Court holds that a lapse in a Delaware doctor’s provider certification under the Workers’ Compensation Act rendered a cervical spine surgery non-compensable as a matter of law.
The claimant injured his cervical spine in a work accident on August 1, 2002. He came under the care of Dr. Bikash Bose in 2014. On July 2, 2019, Dr. What’s Hot in Workers’ Comp, Vol. 26, No.
First District Court of Appeal holds that judge erred in applying the reverse presumption provision to heart disease case.
The claimant was hired and worked in corrections in 2004 before being transferred to patrol in 2005. In January and December 2004, he had pre-employment physicals which revealed no evidence of hypertension or heart disease at that time. What’s Hot in Workers’ Comp, Vol. 26, No.
Appellate Division determines it is an abuse of discretion to enter an order for sanctions without permitting counsel to be heard and without specific findings as to why a settlement payment was unreasonably delayed.
The petitioner filed a workers’ compensation case in January 2009 that was ultimately resolved through an order approving settlement for partial total disability. What’s Hot in Workers’ Comp, Vol. 26, No.
When a claimant prevails in a termination petition, her litigation costs are reimbursable, even where the the testimony of her medical expert is found to be not credible by the court.
The claimant sustained a work injury on October 4, 2018, in the nature of a left hand strain. She returned to work and began receiving partial disability benefits pursuant to a Notice of Suspension or Modification. What’s Hot in Workers’ Comp, Vol. 26, No.
Although he signed an independent contractor agreement, claimant was an employee at the time of the work injury, primarily due to significant control exercised by the employer through its ownership of the truck and payments made by the mile.
The claimant, a truck driver, filed a claim petition for a work-related left wrist injury. He later filed a petition against the Uninsured Employer’s Guaranty Fund (UEGF). What’s Hot in Workers’ Comp, Vol. 26, No.