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Court: Injured Worker Who Was Unable to Afford Bail and Subsequently Incarcerated Can’t Be Denied Comp Benefits

The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania on Wednesday ordered workers’ compensation benefits to be reinstated and recalculated for a worker who served time in jail after being injured at the workplace. In 2012, Carl Sadler suffered an injury at the Philadelphia Coca-Cola Bottling Co., Inc., and later began receiving workers’ compensation benefits. In 2013, Sadler was...

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Philadelphia Workers Comp Attorney Speaks Out Against Proposed Changes

Proposed changes to Pennsylvania's 103-year-old workers' compensation system would punish injured workers and give excessive control to insurance companies focused on denying compensation for injured workers, according to Philadelphia workers' compensation attorney Richard A. Jaffe. "These proposed changes would be catastrophic to injured workers if they become law," Jaffe said. "Some lawmakers want people to...

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Attorney Jaffe Recognized By “America’s Top 100 Attorneys”

America's Top 100 Attorneys® has announced the Lifetime Achievement selection of Philadelphia Attorney Richard A. Jaffe. Lifetime Achievement selection to America's Top 100 Attorneys® is by invitation only and is reserved to identify the nation's most exceptional attorneys whose accomplishments and impact on the legal profession merit a Lifetime Achievement award.  Selection is not achieved based on...

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Bike-A-Thon Raises Change For Cancer Research

The American Cancer Society has so far raised more than $1.3 million at its annual Bike-a-thon from Philadelphia to Atlantic City, New Jersey. A total of 3,468 riders on 211 teams participated in the 67.5-mile-long ride on June 11, including attorney Richard A. Jaffe of Law Offices of Richard A. Jaffe, LLC. Jaffe participated in...

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