Worker’s Compensation Law Blog

Car Accident Settlements in Pennsylvania

Car Accident Settlements in Pennsylvania

Personal Injury lawyer George Rassias of Schmidt, Kirifides & Rassias settled a difficult motor vehicle accident case – that many attorneys may have declined to even accept. In a car accident claim, there are many factors that limit the ability to obtain a... Read more
Are Workers’ Compensation Settlements Taxable in PA?

Are Workers’ Compensation Settlements Taxable in PA?

If you are relying on workers’ compensation, you usually receive a maximum of 2/3 of your normal paycheck.  If you have to pay taxes on top of this, your take-home pay may be lower than you would expect.  Workers’ comp. is paid because you need... Read more
Is Workers’ Compensation Ever Required in PA?

Is Workers’ Compensation Ever Required in PA?

If you were injured at work, you may have heard that workers’ compensation will cover your needs. You may have also heard that you cannot sue for workplace injuries, and that you have to use workers’ compensation to seek medical coverage and lost wages for... Read more
Attorney Mark Schmidt Wins Claim and Penalty Petitions

Attorney Mark Schmidt Wins Claim and Penalty Petitions

CERTIFIED WORK INJURY SPECIALIST, attorney Mark Schmidt won the Claim and Penalty Petitions filed for a 64-year-old tire warehouse worker from Cochranville, Chester County, injured when a tire fell from a second floor platform, striking him in the head and neck. The... Read more
Attorney Mark Schmidt Wins Utilization Review Petition

Attorney Mark Schmidt Wins Utilization Review Petition

CERTIFIED WORK INJURY SPECIALIST attorney Mark Schmidt won a Utilization Review Petition for his client, enabling ongoing treatment to continue, and be covered by workers compensation. The claimant is a 43-year-old office worker from Clifton Heights, Delaware... Read more
“Terrible Triad” Airline Work Injury Settlement

“Terrible Triad” Airline Work Injury Settlement

CERTIFIED WORK INJURY SPECIALIST, attorney Mark Schmidt settled the workers’ compensation claim of a 59 year old airline gate agent from Woodlyn, Delaware County, who suffered multiple, serious injuries in the course of her employment in 2011 for $105,000.00.... Read more

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