Potential Employer Liability for Late Manifesting Occupational Diseases
In November 2013, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court shifted from prior precedent and held in Tooey et al. v. AK Steel Corp. that former employees may bring lawsuits against their former employers based upon certain late...more
1. Know whether you have re-opening rights and when to time your request.
Only injured workers who received a permanent partial disability award, or who were off work due to the work injury or occupational disease have...more
On January 29, 2014, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court denied defendants’ Petition for Reargument of the Court’s November 22, 2013, ruling in Tooey v. AK Steel Corp. et al. The ruling held that the Pennsylvania Workers’...more
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