On March 17, 2023, the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania issued two decisions ordering a workers’ compensation insurance company to reimburse the injured workers’ cost to obtain medical marijuana. The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act requires an insurer to pay...
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Schmidt, Kirifides & Rassias Update: Workers’ Comp Settlements
Workers' Compensation Settlement: Lower Back Injury Attorney Mark R. Schmidt settled the workers’ compensation claim of a 34-year-old delivery driver from Sharon Hill, Delaware County, Pennsylvania in December 2022, after almost 2 years of complex litigation, and the...
Workers’ Compensation: Attorney Fee Paid By Insurer
Lorino v. WCAB (Commonwealth of PA), No. 8 EAP 2021 (Decided 12/22/2021) On December 22, 2021, the Supreme Court of PA issued a decision that will enable many injured workers to obtain counsel to protect their rights – at the insurance company’s cost. Of note, Mark R....