Five Ways to Ensure a Workers’ Comp Claim is Approved (and What to do if It is Denied)

By Dennis L. Plank, Attorney When an employee is injured on the job, they are usually entitled to workers’ compensation under The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act. In addition, Pennsylvania laws require most employers to carry insurance that provides medical and wage benefits to employees who are injured or become ill while at work or doing work on behalf of an employer. While most workers’ compensation claims…

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Why Are so Many SSD Claims Denied in PA?

By Dennis L. Plank, Attorney Social Security Disability benefits were created to help individuals who cannot work due to an injury or prolonged illness. The program pays benefits to qualified individuals and certain family members if the claimant has worked long enough and recently enough and has paid Social Security taxes on their earnings. This program currently serves millions of Americans. But securing those benefits is…

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