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Scranton Social Security Disability Lawyer- Am I Eligible For Benefits?

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Question: I am unable to work due to several medical issues. My past work experience was very strenuous and required a lot of heavy lifting. I can’t do that anymore. Will I be eligible for Social Security disability benefits? C.P., Towanda, Pa. Answer: To qualify for Social Security disability (SSDIB) benefits, you must establish several things…. Read more »

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Gas Drilling Water News, Good And Bad!!–dlp Lawyers Fight For Personal Injury Victims In Marcellus Shale Region

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In our last post we reported that an important Department of Energy study concluded that fracking and the fracking drilling process performed thousands of feet underground does NOT cause water pollution.  This is very big news for the natural gas drilling business not only in Pennsylvania but worldwide. Now today, another story just broke out… Read more »

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Retiree Injured At Part-time Work- Workers Compensation

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Fred enjoyed a long, successful working life and decided to retire. He was collecting Social Security retirement benefits as well as a union pension. But life as a retiree bored Fred, so he decided to get a part-time job working at a local home inprovement store. Unfortunately for Fred, he suffered an injury to his back while assisting a customer with… Read more »

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Department Of Energy Study Finds No Water Pollution From Fracking!!

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In a landmark study authorized by the drilling industry and released today, the Department of Energy found no evidence of water pollution caused by fracking.  The study results indicate that the chemicals utilized in the fracking process do not migrate upward into the water aquifer.  Fracking is conducted over 5000 feet under the surface.  Opponents… Read more »

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Reporting A Work Injury- Workers Compensation Lawyer

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If you suffer a work-related injury in Pennsylvania, it’s very important that you report the injury in a timely fashion. You should report any injury or work-related illness to your employer or supervisor immediately. You should tell your employer how the injury occurred, the date of the injury and where the injury occurred. Failure to… Read more »

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Social Security And Workers Comp- Can I Collect Both???

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Question: I was injured at work and I am receiving workers compensation benefits. Since I cannot work as a result of the work injury, I have also applied for Social Security Disability benefits. If I am found “disabled” by Social Security, can I collect both workers comp and Social Security at the same time? Answer:… Read more »

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Possible Inequalities In Preventative Care Due To Race

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Possible Inequalities in Preventative Care Due To Race A recent study that was published in June titled “Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Preventive Care Practice among U.S. Nursing Home Residents” has presented alarming information regarding imbalances between patient’s care in which racial discrimination could be a factor. The definition of this type of discrepancy by The Institute… Read more »