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Dlp Truck Trial Team Handling I-81 Truck Accident Personal Injury Cases In Luzerne, Lackawanna And Susquehanna Counties

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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 »

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New York Rejects Geisenger Study As Statewide Fracking Moratorium Remains Intact

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

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 »

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Dep Was Denied Immediate Access To Chevron Green County Gas Well Fire—dlp Represents Injured And Killed Gas Well And Gas Pipeline Workers In Marcellus Shale

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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 »

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Shell Holds Public Meeting On Cracker Plant—dlp Is The Personal Injury/natural Gas Drilling Accident Trial Law Firm In Towanda, Montrose, Wellsboro And Tunkhannock Regions

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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 »

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Workers Compensation- Thomas P. Cummings- Pennsylvania Work Injury Lawyer

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

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 »

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Moosic Clarks Summit Throop Dickson City Work Injury- Workers Compensation Lawyer

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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 »

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Pennsylvania Severance Tax Gains Support—dlp Truck And Pipeline Accident Lawyers Support Clients And Their Personal Injury Cases In Bradford, Tioga, Wyoming, Sullivan And Susquehanna Counties

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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 »

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Cabot Oil And Gas Inc. Donates $2.5 Million To Lackawanna College!!—dlp Settles Susquehanna County Truck Accident Case For $14 Million!!

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A few weeks ago we blogged that the Scranton area needs to capitalize on the Marcellus Shale natural gas boom.  Lackawanna College, with its main campus located in the City of Scranton, has been the leader in creating programs to educate local residents in the natural gas industry field.  Many students have already graduated an… Read more »

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Scranton Moosic Workers Compensation- Fatal Work Injury Lawyer

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The U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics has released the Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries Summary for 2011. The statistics reveal that in 2011, 780 workers were killed as a result of violence and other injuries by persons or animals. These include 458 homicides and 242 suicides. Shootings were the most common cause… Read more »