Review Petition

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

WCJ’s Apportionment of Fees between Successive Attorneys Upheld as Fair and Reasonable

A WCJ did not err in resolving a dispute between two attorneys over a fee related to a compromise and release (C&R) agreement, the Commonwealth Court ruled in Bierman v. Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board (Philadelphia National Bank).

By | 2017-05-19T22:51:29+00:00 May 5th, 2015|Categories: Workers' Compensation|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on WCJ’s Apportionment of Fees between Successive Attorneys Upheld as Fair and Reasonable