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High Court to Review Scope of Employer's Subrogation Rights

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 | 467 | 0 | 0 min read

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has accepted review of a case that could cost employers their ability to divert the money injured workers win in third-party negligence suits to pay for future medical care. Employers who pay workers' compensation benefits have long enjoyed the right to recover the funds if a third party is found to have contributed to the injury. After an injured worker wins or settles with a third party, the employer can file a subrogation lien to recover the costs of any medical and wage-replacement benefits it has paid. Any money left over goes toward paying fu...

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