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  • Category: Gabriela Raful, Esq.

    Victory for Injured Workers in Pennsylvania

    By Michael W. McGurrin, Esq. and Gabriela Raful, Esq. Pennsylvania’s workers’ compensation law changed significantly last month. In the landmark case, Protz v. Derry Area School District, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court declared a major section of workers’ compensation law to be unconstitutional. You may have heard of the “500 weeks” or “10 year” limit in workers’[…]

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    Workers’ Memorial Day Event

    Attorneys from Galfand Berger, LLP recently participated in an important and meaningful event. The event was held on Friday, April 29th by Philaposh, a non-profit that focuses on worker safety and health. Dr. David Michaels, the United States Assistant Secretary of Labor, was  the keynote speaker. The event was held to memorialize all fallen workers[…]

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    2015 Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) for Social Security Recipients and Medicare Costs

    By Gabriela Raful, Esq. In January 2015, those receiving Social Security Benefits will see a 1.7 percent increase in their checks due to the Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA). The purpose of this increase is to ensure that the purchasing power of Social Security Benefits is not eroded by inflation. In other words, the main[…]

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    Puede Un Trabajador Indocumentado Recibir Compensación Laboral En Pensilvania?

    Bajo la ley de Pensilvania, un trabajador indocumentado que sufre una lesión/ hiere en el trabajo puede recibir beneficios de compensación laboral bajo ciertas circunstancias […]

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    Can An Undocumented Worker Receive Workers’ Compensation In Pennsylvania?

    Under Pennsylvania law, an undocumented worker who is injured on the job may receive workers’ compensation benefits under certain circumstances. Unfortunately […]

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