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Can You Sue Your Employer In Pennsylvania?

Can You Sue Your Employer In Pennsylvania?

The answer to this question – like most questions in the law – is “it depends.”  Generally speaking, Pennsylvania workers’ compensation is a “no-fault” system.  In other words, regardless of fault, if you get injured at work,...

Can You Work While On Workers’ Compensation in Pennsylvania?

Can You Work While On Workers’ Compensation in Pennsylvania?

This is a very common question I get from clients.  First of all, before addressing the question, let’s recall that workers’ compensation has generally two components:  payment of medical bills and the payment of lost wages.  So, if your injuries do not...

Is Workers’ Compensation Taxable Income in Pennsylvania?

Is Workers’ Compensation Taxable Income in Pennsylvania?

This is a very common question with an easy answer: “no.” Workers’ compensation lost wage benefits are not taxable. The weekly or bi-weekly payments are not subject to income tax. Similarly, a workers’ compensation settlement is not taxable...

How Long Will My Workers’ Compensation Case Take?

How Long Will My Workers’ Compensation Case Take?

Welcome to Stern & Cohen’s blog! We are launching this to be a valuable source of information that you can follow and hopefully be educated and entertained along the way. We hope to discuss a variety of topics related to workers’ compensation cases and...