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March 24, 2020
September 12, 2019

How to Handle Issues for Workers in Florida on Modified Duty During the COVID-19 Crisis

Florida is one of the states with the highest count of COVID-19 cases, and the rate is increasing daily.

March 23, 2020
September 12, 2019

COVID-19 Closures: Is my Business Covered?

Is there business interruption coverage available to those businesses that have been forced to shut down and/or halt operations due to the COVID-19 crisis? Maybe.

March 23, 2020
September 12, 2019

From One Parent to Another on University Refunds

As colleges and universities are closing their doors early due to COVID-19, are students entitled to any sort of refund?

March 20, 2020
September 12, 2019

Vermont and New Hampshire Workers’ Compensation – Infectious Disease / COVID-19

Determining the compensability of employees who contract COVID-19 needs to be analyzed on a case-by-case basis

March 20, 2020
September 12, 2019

Rhode Island – Infectious Disease COVID-19

Under Rhode Island Workers’ Compensation Law, an occupational disease is set apart of accidental injuries

March 18, 2020
September 12, 2019

Assessing the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation COVID-19 “Coronavirus” Claim

Recent media reports have raised concerns and… some confusion.

March 19, 2020
September 12, 2019

Pandemic: An Outbreak of Negligent Security Litigation

Lawsuits to come out of the myriad scenarios associated with the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 19, 2020
September 12, 2019

Workers’ Compensation Issues Involving COVID-19: Dealing with Wage Loss Benefits

Chartwell Law's view on wage loss benefits due to COVID-19

March 18, 2020
September 12, 2019

Business Interruption Insurance Coverage Challenges Triggered by COVID-19

COVID-19 causes challenges for businesses to trigger coverage for business interruption.

March 18, 2020
September 12, 2019

The Impending Storm of COVID-19 Related Insurance Coverage Claims

Like recent natural disasters, such as Superstorm Sandy, the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is likely to result in a myriad of insurance coverage claims

March 19, 2020
September 12, 2019

How Will COVID-19 Affect Connecticut Workers' Compensation?

In Connecticut, is COVID-19 a compensable injury under the Workers' Compensation Act?

March 19, 2020
September 12, 2019

How Will COVID-19 Affect Maine Workers' Compensation?

In Maine, what are the Supreme Judicial Court's requirements for workers' compensation benefits?

March 19, 2020
September 12, 2019

Department of Labor and Industry Advises Employers How to Handle Unemployment Compensation and Workers’ Compensation Benefits

On March 16, 2020 the DOL issued a press release stating PA workers affected by the novel coronavirus may be eligible for UC and WC benefits.

March 18, 2020
September 12, 2019

The Impact of COVID-19 on Employers

A guideline for employers during the Coronavirus pandemic

March 17, 2020
September 12, 2019

What is the Impact of COVID-19 on New Jersey Workers’ Compensation?

If COVID-19 arises out of and in the course of employment is it a compensable illness in NJ?

March 13, 2020
September 12, 2019

Coronavirus and the Impact on Employment

Employers must be proactive in managing the coronavirus pandemic and the associated employment.

March 12, 2020
September 12, 2019

New Bill Increases Awards for Hands & Feet Work Injuries

New Jersey

February 28, 2020
September 12, 2019

NY Case Law Alert: Tolling of the Caps After Reopening Post-Classification

New York

February 20, 2020
September 12, 2019

Maryland Workers' Compensation: Idiosyncrasies of Permanent Partial Disability Awards

Maryland

February 20, 2020
September 12, 2019

Coronavirus at the Workplace

What steps should employers take?

February 14, 2020
September 12, 2019

New Jersey Medical Provider Claims for Out-Of-State Injuries

New Jersey

February 6, 2020
September 12, 2019

Florida Workers' Comp Case Law Update: Taxable vs. Non-Taxable Costs

Florida

January 31, 2020
September 12, 2019

A Professional Football Player May Not Be a Seasonal Employee For Purposes of Calculating An Average Weekly Wage

Pennsylvania

January 23, 2020
September 12, 2019

Pennsylvania Course and Scope: A Follow-Up to the Warning Against the Geography Rule

Pennsylvania

January 21, 2020
September 12, 2019

Causally Related Denial of Medical Bills May Not Be An Option In Pennsylvania

A new PA Commonwealth Court ruling doing so is not enought o avoid payment responsibility.

January 17, 2020
September 12, 2019

Did the PA Utilization Review Process Just Expand?

New Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court Opinion Changes the Rules for Utilization Review

January 16, 2020
September 12, 2019

Employer Must Reimburse For Medical Marijuana

New Jersey

January 9, 2020
September 12, 2019

Appellate Court Rules "Safe Harbor" Provision Does Not Protect Employers Contesting Liability

Connecticut

January 8, 2020
September 12, 2019

Philadelphia Reclaims Top Spot on "Judicial Hellhole" List

Who else made the list?

December 19, 2019
September 12, 2019

Exceptions To The Coming and Going Rule To Be Aware of During the Holiday Season and Year Round

Florida

December 12, 2019
September 12, 2019

The Interplay Between Breaks in Employment and Jurisdiction Pursuant to Section 305.2(a) of the Act

Pennsylvania

December 10, 2019
September 12, 2019

PA Supreme Court Ruling Places Burdensome New Rules on PIP IMEs

Pennsylvania

December 5, 2019
September 12, 2019

Holiday Events and Tennessee Workers' Compensation

Tennessee

November 21, 2019
September 12, 2019

2019 Case Law Update: Denial of Compensability of Short-Term Respiratory Exposure Claim

Florida

November 15, 2019
September 12, 2019

Attorney's Fees Likely to Increase on Dependency Claims

New Jersey

November 7, 2019
September 12, 2019

Cross-Jurisdictional Issues That Arise When NJ Residents Work Out of State

New Jersey

November 6, 2019
September 12, 2019

Unsecured Technology Raises the Stakes on a Business's Exposure to Risk

Veronica Brill, et al. vs. Michael L. Postle, King's Casino, LLC d/b/a Stones Gambling Hall, Justin F. Kuraitis, John Does 1-10 and Jane Does 1-10

November 1, 2019
September 12, 2019

When to Appeal Under the Maryland Workers' Compensation Act

Maryland

September 12, 2019

The Women of Chartwell Law

Chartwell Law legal assistant Lisa Amorosi overcome challenges to reach her goals.

October 24, 2019
September 12, 2019

“Uber Law” Drives New Classification for Independent Contractors

California passes Assembly Bill No. 5.

October 18, 2019
September 12, 2019

Residency Alone is Not Enough

The NJ appellate division agrees that New Jersey residency, alone, is not enough to confer jurisdiction.

October 14, 2019
September 12, 2019

130-Week Cap on Temporary Disability Benefits

New York

October 11, 2019
September 12, 2019

The Women of Chartwell Law

“I wanted to be at a firm that’s always fair, provides a great quality of life, and allow its employees to be family-oriented. Chartwell Law checked all those boxes,”

October 4, 2019
September 12, 2019

New York Prescription Drug Formulary Reform Implementation

New York

September 19, 2019
September 12, 2019

Maryland Workers’ Compensation: Lack of Stay on Appeal can Lead to Harsh Results

Maryland

September 13, 2019
September 12, 2019

Tennessee Enacts Revised Workers' Compensation Provisions

Tennessee

September 5, 2019
September 12, 2019

What Will a Denial of Costs Actually 'Cost' You?

Florida

September 3, 2019
September 12, 2019

Commonwealth Ruling Addresses Defendant Actions through a Compromise and Release Agreement

Pennsylvania

August 27, 2019
September 12, 2019

Is Death By Registration in Pennsylvania Still the Norm?

Pennsylvania

August 22, 2019
September 12, 2019

A Limitation of the Maryland Workers’ Compensation Commission’s Revisory Powers

Maryland