Workers' Compensation - Uninsured Employer Securing Benefits in Another State

Summary of Pennsylvania Decisions

Salvadori v. WCAB (Uninsured Employers Guaranty Fund and Farmers Propane, Inc.), No. 2166 C.D. 2015 (Pa.Cmwlth., December 5, 2016)

Holding: An employee injured in Pennsylvania who is employed (1) by an employer domiciled in another state, (2) that has not secured workers’ compensation coverage under Section 305.2(c) of the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act, 77 P.S.§411.2(c), is barred from receiving benefits from the Pennsylvania Uninsured Employers Guaranty Fund.

Attorney Dan Siegel has been retained as appellate counsel to seek allowance of appeal from the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to challenge this ruling.