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When is employment truly concurrent?

The Miriam-Webster Dictionary defines ”concurrent” as: operating or occurring at the same time. “Not necessarily so!” says the Commonwealth Court. The definition is not to be strictly applied when defining employment under the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act....

NEW COMMONWEALTH COURT CASE CONFIRMS THAT EMPLOYER ACTED PROPERLY IN REFUSING TO PAY FOR PRESCRIPTIONS NOT CAUSALLY RELATED TO THE WORK INJURY DESPITE UNCHALLENGED UTILIZATION REVIEW (UR) DETERMINATION THAT FOUND PRESCRIPTIONS TO BE REASONABLE AND NECESSARY

Theresa Skay v. Borjeson & Maizel LLC(WCAB) ___A.3D___ (Pa.  Cmwlth.  filed 5/10/22; reported 7/26/22) No 999 C.D. 2021. As we know Employers have been in a quandary since the 2020 Commonwealth Court’s decision in Workers’ First Pharmacy Services, LLC v. Bureau of...