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Dep Underfunded And Short Staffed In Overseeing Marsellus Shale Natural Gas Boom

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In a lengthy report reviewing the Department of Environment and its performance regulating the Marcellus Shale Natural gas boom from 2008 through 2012, the Pennsylvania Auditor General found what most people already knew—Pennsylvania lacked modern regulations to handle the fracking explosion of activity and DEP was understaffed and underfunded to properly regulate the natural gas… Read more »

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Truck Accidents And How They Affect You If Involved

Posted by & filed under Areas of Practice, Serious Injury, Truck Accidents.

Big rigs have the lion’s share of freight transport in the United States. Millions of trucks hit the road every year, delivering food, raw materials for manufacturers and household goods. Even though it is possible for automobiles and commercial trucks to co-exist on the roadway, personal injury from the crushing blow of a big rig… Read more »

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Moosic Work Injury- Scranton Workers Comp Lawyer- Thomas P. Cummings

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

Question: I live and work in Northeastern Pennsylvania. I was injured at work. What are my rights? Can I receive payments while I’m out? Who will pay my medical bills? Answer:  If you are injured at work, the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act provides for your medical expenses and, in the event you are unable to work, also… Read more »

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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

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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 »