Workers' Compensation Defendants Severely Impaired by Recent Commonwealth Court Decision



Lee S. Fiederer

LEE S. FIEDERER is a 1988 graduate of the Pennsylvania State University and a 1992 graduate of Temple University School of Law. Since then, he has spent his time engaged in defense of workers’ compensation matters at prestigious firms like Montgomery, McCracken, Walker & Rhodes, at the Workers’ Compensation boutique then known as Weber, Goldstein, Greenberg & Gallagher and also as in-house Senior Counsel for the PMA Insurance Group.   Mr. Fiederer...

The Pennsylvania State Police are not the only ones tightening the definition of "impairment”. The Commonwealth Court also is attempting to walk a fine line when it comes to defining impairment. As a result, the ability of workers’ compensation defendants to limit the length of time wage loss benefits can be received by claimants just got more oppressive...

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