This article reviews the 1972 amendments to the Pennsylvania Workmen's Compensation Act and recent judicial decisions to determine whether employees may recover for heart attacks precipitated by work-related physical or emotional strain. The author proposes that the evolving standards for compensability of injuries are broad enough to include stress heart attacks.
Charles F. Quinn,
Compensability of Stress Heart Attacks in Pennsylvania,
Duq. L. Rev.
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