Commonwealth Court holds that Act 111, which implemented the new IRE provisions under § 306(a.3) of the Act, was not a substantive change of the law and could not be applied retroactively, absent a clear legislative intent to do so.

In this case, at the time of Act 111’s enactment in October of 2018, the employer had pending an appeal of a judge’s d What’s Hot in Workers’ Comp is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of intere

A claimant who raises a Protz challenge to a pre-Protz IRE on the basis that the IRE was unconstitutional is entitled to a reinstatement of temporary total disability benefits as of the date the reinstatement petition is filed and not the date of the IRE.

Following the claimant’s January 2005 work injury, she underwent an Impairment Rating Evaluation in December 2013. What’s Hot in Workers’ Comp is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of intere

Medical reports offered by the claimant to corroborate the testimony of her medical expert were hearsay and were properly excluded from evidence in a termination petition.

The claimant sustained a work-related low back injury from a motor vehicle accident she was involved in while travelli What’s Hot in Workers’ Comp is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of intere

Disability must be established to a reasonable degree of medical certainty based on objective relevant medical findings. A judge may reject in whole or part uncontroverted testimony that he or she does not believe.

The claimant appealed the judge’s denial of temporary indemnity benefits for a specific period. What’s Hot in Workers’ Comp is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of intere

The Board has the power to enforce an agreement to settle that is reached by commutation, despite the claimant passing away prior to execution of the commutation documents and their approval by the Board.

This case came before the Board on a motion filed by claimant’s counsel to enforce a commutation agreement between the What’s Hot in Workers’ Comp is prepared by Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin to provide information on recent legal developments of intere