compensable injury

Employee Injured While Aiding Person in Distress at Job Site Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits

An employee who was injured while attempting to rescue a person in distress at his employer’s job site was acting within the course and scope of his employment and, therefore, entitled to workers’ compensation, the Commonwealth Court held in Pipeline Systems, Inc. v. WCAB (Pounds)

By | 2017-05-19T22:51:27+00:00 July 30th, 2015|Categories: Workers' Compensation|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Employee Injured While Aiding Person in Distress at Job Site Entitled to Workers’ Compensation Benefits

Impairment Rating Evaluation not Invalidated by Subsequent Finding of Additional Work-Related Injuries

Does an impairment rating evaluation (IRE), which addresses injuries identified as compensable when the IRE was performed, become invalid if it is subsequently determined, during a claimant’s challenge to the IRE filed within the 60-day appeal period, that the claimant sustained additional work-related injuries?

By | 2015-07-27T14:38:55+00:00 July 28th, 2015|Categories: Workers' Compensation|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Impairment Rating Evaluation not Invalidated by Subsequent Finding of Additional Work-Related Injuries