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The past several weeks has seen a tremendous influx of road construction work on Interstate 81 in Luzerne, Lackawanna and Susquehanna Counties. Unfortunately, with the increase in the number of construction zones has come an increase in truck and car accidents. The 12 Trial Lawyers at DLP have been retained in a number of recent… Read more »
Fracking has been on hold in New York for the past several years. Spurred on by reports of water pollution in Pennsylvania and fears of interfering with the Delaware River Basin water supply to New York City New York legislatures have been slow to approve natural gas drilling in the state. Today reports indicate that… Read more »
A few months ago a natural gas fracking well operated by Chevron in Green County, Pennsylvania suffered a major mishap with resulting fire. One worker lost his life. The incident was reported on this blog. Today the Pittsburgh Post Gazette contains a story noting that DEP officials and investigators were denied access to the fire… Read more »
A person may be eligible to receive benefits as a divorced spouse on a former spouse’s Social Security record if he or she: is at least 62 years old, is unmarried, was married to the former spouse for at least 10 years, and is not entitled to receive a higher amount of Social Security benefits… Read more »
Hospice of the Sacred Heart held its April Lunch and Learn program at its Center for Education in Moosic.
Recently we have blogged about the proposed billion dollar cracker plant to be potentially built by Shell Oil and Gas in Western Pennsylvania. For months there has been nothing but radio silence. Now today, Kevin Begos, writing for the Associated Press reports that Shell held a public meeting today in Hopewell where the cracker plant… Read more »
In order to get your workers compensation case before a Judge, the injured worker (claimant), the employer or the insurance company can file a petition with the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation. There are many different types of Petitions. These include: – Claim Petition filed by the claimant to establish that the claimant is entitled to benefits for… Read more »
Adam injured his left arm while lifting heavy widgets at work with his employer, Scott Manufacturing Company. The employer acknowledged the injury and began paying Adam workers compensation wage loss benefits as Adam was unable to work. Fortunately, Adam received excellent medical care and was released to return to work without restriction by his doctor about… Read more »
The Progress Authority recently held its annual awards dinner in Wysox Township, Bradford County, Pennsylvania. The dinner annually honors business leaders in Bradford County. James Loewenstein, staff writer for the Daily Review in Towanda covered the dinner. In a story found at thedailyreview.com Mr. Lowenstein reports from dinner comments that support for a statewide severance tax is… Read more »