Workers' Compensation

The Employer's Obligation to Offer Work to an Injured Employee

, The Legal Intelligencer


It has been well settled since the Supreme Court's decision in Kachinski v. Workmen's Compensation Appeal Board (VEPCO Construction), 516 Pa. 240, 532 A.2d 374 (Pa. 1987), that, in Pennsylvania, an employer that seeks to modify an injured worker's benefits on the basis that he or she has recovered some or all of his or her ability must first produce medical evidence of a change in condition.

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