Tom Baumann Discusses Workers Compensation in Pittsburgh

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6th Jun 2021

Tom Baumann discusses his landmark workers compensation victory – Mary Ann Protz vs. Workers Compensation Appeal Board – and other aspects of treatment for work-related injuries with Workers Compensation Experts. Baumann’s work in the Protz case voided the use of …

James Burn, Susan Paczak, and Douglas Williams Named Partner at Abes Baumann

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16th Feb 2021

New partners build on the firm’s more than 40-year history of fighting for workers’ rights Abes Baumann announced today that attorneys James Burn, Susan Paczak, and Douglas Williams have been named partners at the firm. This appointment elevates the three …

Doug Williams recognized again as a top lawyer by Best Lawyers in America

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18th Sep 2020

Doug Williams’ outstanding work in the area of workers’ compensation law has once again been recognized by Best Lawyers in America. The peer-reviewed publication named Williams to their 2021 edition for his high caliber of work. Since 2010, Williams has …

Attorneys appointed to national sports unions workers’ compensation panels

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23rd Jun 2020

James Burn and Douglas Williams join the workers’ compensation panels of the NFLPA and PHPA Our firm is pleased to announce two tremendous appointments to professional sports union legal boards. Congratulations to James Burn and Douglas Williams who were named …

Tom Baumann Named One of the Top 50 Lawyers in Pittsburgh by Super Lawyers

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10th Jun 2020

Tom Baumann was once again recognized as one of the top 50 lawyers in Pittsburgh by Super Lawyers. This is the 16th consecutive year Baumann has been recognized as a Super Lawyer. Specifically, he is listed as a Top Rated …

Have you lost your light duty job because of COVID-19 or the decline in the economy?

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13th Apr 2020

Many people after a worker’s compensation injury return to work with either the employer they were working for when injured or with a new employer while under restrictions for the work injury. This often involves the offer by an employer …

Football Players – NOT Seasonal Employees

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24th Feb 2020

By Sandra Weigel Kokal In follow-up to our prior posting – the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania recently issued its Decision regarding the precedent that professional football players are “seasonal employees” under the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act. In the case of …

Firm Founder Ed Abes Retires

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13th Jan 2020

As of January 1, 2020, founder and partner Ed Abes has retired after a more than 50-year career practicing law. After graduating from Pennsylvania State University and Duquesne University School of Law in Pittsburgh, Ed began his career working for …

Football Players –Seasonal Employees?

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8th Jan 2020

Recently, Abes Baumann participated in an en banc argument before the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania revisiting the precedent that professional football players are “seasonal employees”under the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act. In the case of Pittsburgh Steelers Sports, Inc. v. Workers’ …

Ed Abes, Tom Baumann, and Doug Williams named to both Best Lawyers in America and SuperLawyers Lists

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18th Dec 2019

As this year comes to a close we want to highlight our attorneys for being recognized as top in our field.  Best Lawyers has been regarded as one of the most credible measures of legal integrity and distinction in the …

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