New Workers' Compensation Resource Guide Available For Pennsylvania Employers

PITTSBURGH, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the most significant expenses incurred by Pennsylvania employers is the cost of workers' compensation insurance driven by claims made against their business. In an effort to help Pennsylvania employers contain their workers' compensation exposure and control costs, the Pittsburgh based law firm of Fried, Kane, Walters, Zuschlag and Grochmal has published The 2008 Employers' Guide to Pennsylvania's Workers' Compensation Law.

Designed to equip Pennsylvania employers with the tools necessary to control their increasing workers' compensation costs, The 2008 Employers' Guide to Pennsylvania's Workers' Compensation Law provides a brief introduction to the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act, discusses the employer's duties in reference to the workers' compensation law, explains how a Pennsylvania workers' compensation claim works, outlines the litigated workers' compensation case, offers suggestions of cost effective strategies employers can use to handle a workers' compensation issue, and discusses the remedies available to the employer to alter an injured worker's benefit status.

Fried, Kane's managing partner Michael Sherman said "There are limited resources available to employers to assist in navigating the highly technical and complex Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act. We are working to fill that void, by providing information which is essential to businesses with a proactive and strategic plan to manage work injury claims."

Attorney Dale Cable, a partner in the firm, observed that business owners need to concentrate on increasing revenues and growing their business. He said "Knowledge of the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act is an integral part of business management resulting in controlled costs and a positive impact on the bottom line. The 2008 Employers' Guide to Pennsylvania's Workers' Compensation Law provides business owners, executives, risk managers and claims personnel a vital tool in navigating the oftentimes confusing Pennsylvania workers' compensation system."

The 2008 Employers' Guide to Pennsylvania's Workers' Compensation Law is available on line at www.friedkanelaw.com or a hard copy can be obtained by calling Fried, Kane, Walters, Zuschlag and Grochmal at 412-261-4774.

Fried, Kane, Walters, Zuschlag and Grochmal is the largest Pittsburgh based law firm solely focused on representing and advising employers, insurance carriers and third-party administrators in all matters of Pennsylvania workers' compensation law.

SOURCE Fried, Kane, Walters, Zuschlag & Grochmal

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