Posts Categorized: DLP Law

Mandatory Arbitration Leaves Troops With Repossessions and Foreclosures

Mandatory Arbitration Leaves Troops With Repossessions And Foreclosures

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Over the years, there have been several laws and regulations to protect troops from repossessions and foreclosures while they are on active duty. However according to an article from The New York Times, some companies “recently violate the federal protections, leaving troops and their families vulnerable to predatory lending” The purpose of protective laws such… Read more »

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Injured Workers In Pennsylvania

Posted by & filed under Areas of Practice, DLP Law, Workers Compensation.

In Pennsylvania, if an injured worker voluntarily withdraws from the labor market, the employer can seek to suspend the payment of workers compensation wage loss benefits. Likewise, if an injured worker retires voluntarily, the employer can utilize evidence of the retirement as grounds to stop paying weekly workers compensation wage loss checks. Pennsylvania courts have… Read more »

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Many Topics In The Pennsylvania Marcellus Shale Fracking Update

Posted by & filed under DLP Law, Gas Drilling Injuries.

With the inauguration of Pennsylvania’s new Governor, Tom Wolf, news regarding the Marcellus shale natural gas industry seems to be in the headlines on an almost daily basis.  Some of the more recent topics– Governor Wolf announced a plan for new and stricter regulations on fracking and natural gas drilling affecting waste disposal, water pollution… Read more »

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What Can You Recover In A Pa. Work Injury Case?

Posted by & filed under Areas of Practice, DLP Law, Workers Compensation.

If you are injured while working in Pennsylvania, the Workers Compensation Act provides the sole and exclusive remedy for an employee who seeks to recover for an injury sustained during the course of his or her employment. This law clearly states that the “liability of an employer under this act shall be exclusive and in place of any… Read more »