Workers' Compensation - Claims - Denial

Summary of Pennsylvania Decisions

Gumm v. Workers' Compensation Appeal Board (J. Allan Steel), No. 599 C.D. 2007 (Pa.Cmwlth., January 28, 2008)

Holding: A Notice of Compensation Denial is proper and precludes the finding of an unreasonable contest when it denies a claim based upon the lack of disability, and the employer defends the claim on that basis.