Success with WCL Section 18

Recently, we have been successful in getting claims dismissed for failing to comply with WCL Section 18.  As part and parcel of those determinations, the Board has to make a determination that the employer was prejudiced by the late notice.  It is the claimant’s burden to demonstrate that the employer was not prejudiced. However, in… Read More

Successful Disallowance!

This was a controverted claim by an employee for an alleged injury to the left knee. The issue for litigation which ultimately led to a disallowance of the claim was causal relationship. The claimant claimed to have injured his knee while working. The claimant did not seek treatment until 2 years following the alleged accident,… Read More

Another Win for The Law Offices of Melissa A. Day!

In a Reserved Decision, Judge Balogun ruled that a claimant was not entitled to multiple SLU awards or loss of wage earning capacity as there was no permanency or schedule assignable for the injuries sustained. The claimant suffered work injuries to the neck, back and bilateral shoulders when they were rear-ended. The claimant had minimal… Read More