Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Law: The Basics - A Primer for New Lawyers, General Practitioners & Others

Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Law: The Basics - A Primer for New Lawyers, General Practitioners & Others

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Overview

The only resource of its kind, Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Law: The Basics: A Primer for New Lawyers, General Practitioners & Others, is an up-to-date and easy-to-understand guide to Pennsylvania workers' compensation law, practice and procedure. This book is designed to be used as a desk reference by injured workers, employers, attorneys, paralegals, claims adjusters, self-insured employers and vocational rehabilitation workers. Written in plain English and without any legalese by Attorney Daniel J. Siegel, former Chair of the Philadelphia Bar Association Workers' Compensation Section and a frequent lecturer and author on this area of law, and Attorney Molly Barker Gilligan, the book includes: The latest version of the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act and Regulations; A detailed explanation of the Pennsylvania statutes and regulations; Helpful tips for anyone seeking to better understand Pennsylvania's complex workers' compensation system. The book covers everything, including: What Is Workers' Compensation; Total Temporary Disability Benefits; Partial Disability; Medical Benefits; How Does An Attorney Get Paid?; Substantive Law; Procedural Law; The Statute Of Limitations; What Are a Worker's Rights?; Employee Obligations; Employer Obligations; Obtaining Benefits; Who Is An Employer/Employee; Medical Care Issues; What Doctor Can I See?; The Myth Of The 90 Day Rule for Medical Care; Litigation; Light Duty Job Offers; Vocational Interviews; Labor Market Surveys; Impairment Rating Evaluations; Uninsured Employers; Evidentiary Principles; Mediation; Decisions; Appeals.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781478705598
Publisher: Outskirts Press, Inc.
Publication date: 07/04/2013
Pages: 336
Sales rank: 872,520
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Attorney Daniel J. Siegel has practiced workers' compensation law in
Pennsylvania for nearly 30 years. The Past-Chair of the Philadelphia Bar
Association Workers' Compensation Section, he regularly lectures and writes on workers' compensation issues. Attorney Molly Barker Gilligan focuses her practice on complex workers' compensation appeals, and has served with Attorney
Siegel as co-counsel in numerous workers' compensation matters.

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