The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court ruled in a workers’ compensation case late last week that attorney fees must be awarded in a case where an employer unreasonably contested workers’ compensation bills on the basis of a false statement of the law.

But in his dissent in Delarosa v. Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board, Senior Judge James R. Kelley said the attorney fees should not be awarded because the case involved a genuinely disputed issue and that such disputes must be considered.

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