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Scranton Wilkes Barre Work Injury- Workers Compensation

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Question: I was injured while driving to work. Can I apply for workers compensation benefits? A.L. Berwick, Pa. Answer: Under Pennsylvania workers compensation laws, in order to qualify for workers’ compensation benefits, an injured worker bears the burden of demonstrating that any injuries he has sustained occurred in the course and scope of his employment…. Read more »

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New Natural Gas Processing Plant Planned For Great Bend, Susquehanna County—-dlp Fights For Gas Truck/gas Drilling Accident Victims In Montrose Area

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

Reports indicate that plans for construction of a new processing plant in Susquehanna County is underway.  The new multi-million dollar plant will convert natural gas into propane and other liquid products.  The plant should be built and completed within the next couple years. DLP continues to represent the seriously injured throughout Susquehanna County.  Remember–Injury??  CALL… Read more »

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Commonwealth Court Slaps Puc For Withholding Act 13 Money

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

The Commonwealth Court ruled yesterday that the PUC must pay host municipalities all money owed from the natural gas drilling/impact fee, even if the municipalities enforce anti-drilling zoning laws.  Supporting the recent Supreme Court ruling which upheld the rights of local municipalities to provide zones for fracking, the Court told the PUC that it was… Read more »

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Injury? Call Dlp- Attorney Tom Cummings- Summer Driving Tips

Posted by & filed under Areas of Practice, Auto Accidents, DLP Law, Serious Injury.

With the summer vacation season now upon us, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) offers some helpful hints to make summer travel safe, efficient and enjoyable. We should all be sure to follow safe driving rules and to avoid distractions that could impair our driving abilities and increase the cahnce of an accident. A… Read more »

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Pennsylvania Fish Commission Watching Waterways In Marcellus Shale Region—dlp Trial Lawyers Watching Out For Personal Injury Clients In Bradford, Wayne, Tioga, Wyoming, Susquehanna, Sullivan And Other Marcellus Shale Counties

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

Trout Unlimited is dedicated to protecting and restoring fish habitat –especially native trout–throughout the United States.  Local chapters in Pennsylvania have voiced concerns for the past six years over the effects of fracking on pristine streams located throughout native Pennsylvania.  It now appears that the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission has been listening.  Reports in… Read more »

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Understanding Worker’s Compensation And Regulatory Responsibility

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New reports from this past March indicate that the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration or OSHA has put together a pretty long laundry list of problems with Indiana’s state agency that handles workplace safety. The heart of the federal report involves issues on whistle blowing and how the state’s agency treats reported and documented… Read more »

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Scarnton Moosic Work Injury- Workers Compensation Lawyer

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The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that an employee who signed a Workers’ Compensation Disclaimer at the time of commencing employment effectively waived her right to file claims against clients of her employer for damages otherwise covered under the Workers’ Compensation Act. In this case, Bowman v. Sunoco, Inc., the employee, Ms. Bowman filed a… Read more »

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Fracking Waste, Medical Monitoring And Earthquakes In Gas Drilling News!!—dlp Trial Lawyers Fight For Gas Drilling Accident Victims In Montrose, Wellsboro, Towanda, Williamsport, Dushore And Other Regions

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

Over the past five or six years not a day or so has gone by without some type of news arising from the Marcellus Shale Natural Gas boom in Pennsylvania.  Today is no different. The Scranton Times reports that the Keystone Landfill has been licensed to accept natural gas drilling liquid waste.  This waste is… Read more »