Welcome to wc100pa.org!

June 2, 2015 marked the 100th anniversary of Pennsylvania workers’ compensation. The celebration of that centennial began with the launch of this website in 2013 and will continue through 2015. This website will remain as a resource.

Recent News

Judge Torrey’s Book, Dan Schuckers’ Interviews, 31st Annual Fall Section Meeting

Posted on Sep 21, 2015

This website now features Dan Schuckers’ interviews on the history (and future) of Pennsylvania workers’ compensation. Judge Torrey’s book (a pictorial and narrative history of more than 500 pages) has been published. And our final centennial event is the Fall Section Meeting in October 2015. Thank you! Special thanks to our donors and  to all […]


Are you coming to the June 1 Gala?

Posted on May 20, 2015

See Events for more info & registration form. To be sure you can still register contact the Meetings Department at PBA. Phone: 1-800-932-0311 ext 2231. Email: janell.klein@pabar.org. What should you wear? It will be a gala “gala,” but formal wear is not required. We recommend comfortable business attire.


Congratulations to our essay contest winners

Posted on Feb 20, 2015

We are pleased to announce the winners of our law student essay contest. Bradley R. Smith, J.D. Candidate Temple University Beasley School of Law 2015, has won the Grand Prize. Catherine M. Contino, J.D. Candidate Villanova University School of Law 2015, has earned the Award of Distinction. Please join us to honor these outstanding scholars […]


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Keystone Sponsor


We need your support

To make ours the best workers’ compensation centennial in the nation, Section chair Matt Wilson has asked that every leading workers’ compensation firm in Pennsylvania join as a sponsor at the $5000 level or higher. See the Support page for more info.



This website is a project of the
Pennsylvania Bar Association Workers’ Compensation Law Section

The image in our header is a study for the mural “The Spirit of Service” by Frank L. Melega. More at www.melegaartmuseum.org.