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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 …

Tom Baumann featured in Tribune-Review article, provides expertise on workers’ compensation challenges with coronavirus

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11th Aug 2020

Partner Tom Baumann’s 35 years of experience with workers’ compensation law was highlighted when he was interviewed in a recent Tribune-Review article concerning coronavirus in the workplace.

Read the article below to learn more about new workers’ comp challenges and Baumann’s perspective on one recent case concerning an Allegheny County prosecutor who was denied workers’ comp after he contracted coronavirus.

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 …

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 …

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’ …

Blue Water Vets Courtroom Victory!

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4th Feb 2019

On January 29, 2019, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit decided the case of Procopio v. Wilkie. This case involved the claim of Alfred Procopio a veteran of the U.S. Navy who served in waters off …

Do the Right Thing–Report All Injuries

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2nd Aug 2017

By: James R. Burn, Jr. Under the Pennsylvania Worker’s Compensation Act, an employer has 10 days to notify their insurance carrier of a work-related injury from the date the injury was reported by the injured worker. If you are injured …

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