Thursday, June 30, 2005

Social Security Old Age Benefits Are "Received" Under Section 204(a) on Date Of Eligibility and Application

In Pittsburgh Board of Education v. WCAB (Davis) The Commonwealth Court held the Employer was not entitled to an offset for the Claimant's Social Security old age benefits when the Claimant applied for benefits prior to his work injury but received his first check (including benefits back to the date of application) after the injury.

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