News 2018-01-29T15:03:48+00:00

Workers Compensation

Recently we read about an interesting case where an injured worker was asked by the insurance company to complete a form about work the worker was performing. The injured worker signed and returned the form but did not date it. The insurance company suspended payment. The judge said because the form was not dated the insurance company was right to suspend payment. The worker appealed. The Commonwealth Court upheld the judge and the suspension. This case points to the trappings that are part of the workers compensation system. For a free consultation about your case call or email us.

By | February 5th, 2014|News|

Social Security Benefits

The Social Security Law Judge allowance rate ( i.e. awarding benefits to a disability applicant) for the fiscal year ending Sept 30, 2013 was 47% , representing a 40 year low. Put another way 53 % of the time judges across the country are denying benefits. This was according to testimony given by the Deputy Commissioner of the Social Security Administration at a hearing before a House of Representatives subcommittee in November 2013. Email , call or visit our offices for a free consultation regarding your Social Security Disability claim.

By | January 7th, 2014|News|

Essentials to Estate Planning

The Estate and Tax Team at McMillen, Urick, Tocci, Fouse & Jones believe that there are three essential estate planning documents: Last Will & Testament: this document contains your last wishes and directions for the distribution of your assets after your death. Without a Will, your assets will be distributed according to state law. For example, if you are married and wish for all of your assets to be provided to your spouse at the time of your death, you will need a Will to provide for that distribution in the event that you also have children. Per current Pennsylvania [...]

By | October 4th, 2013|Tips|
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