Pennsylvania Employers: Newly-Enacted Act 111 Is Intended To Be a Compromise After the Fall-Out of the Protz Decision and Resulting Workers’ Comp Rating Changes.

In June and July of 2017, Henderson Brothers reported on the impact that the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s decision in Protz v. W.C.A.B. (Derry Area School District), 161 A.3d 827 (Pa. 2017) (“Protz”) would have on workers’ compensation insurance.

After about 16 months of fall-out from Protz, on October 24, 2018, Governor Wolf signed House Bill 1840, now Act 111 of 2018, into law. Act 111 is effective immediately, and it re-institutes the IRE process but with modifications; Our new white paper explains in detail. 

If you have questions regarding the Protz case or the new legislative developments of Act 111 and their respective impacts on your workers’ compensation program, please contact your Henderson Brothers Insurance Consultant today.


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