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Medical Complications In A Pa. Work Injury Case- Workers Comp Lawyer- Thomas P. Cummings

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Biff was working for his employer, MNOP Construction, at a job site in Pennsylvania when he suffered a terrible fall fracturing his hip. Unfortunately, complications set in and Biff had to have his hip replaced. During the hip replacement surgery, Biff developed a pulmonary embolism which eventually led to a stroke leaving Biff partially paralyzed. Had it not… Read more »

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Williams Pipeline Leads Expansion In Nepa—-dlp Trial Team Fights For Personal Injury Clients In Wyoming And Susquehanna Counties

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

Yesterday I travelled to Dimock, Susquehanna County to meet with a new personal injury client who was hit by a natural gas industry related truck.  On the way to my appointment I passed the new and impressive Wyoming County headquarters of Williams Pipeline.  Te new facility is located just north of Tunkhannock on 29N.  It… Read more »

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Workers Comp In Pa.- Impairment Rating Evaluation

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For workers injured on the job in Pennsylvania, once the workers has been paid a cumulative 2 years ( 104 weeks) of total disability benefits, the employer can request that the worker submit to a medical examination commonly referred to as an impairment rating evaluation (IRE). The employer submits a written request that a physician,… Read more »

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Fracking Now Big In Oil Drilling And Exploration—dlp Represents The Seriously Injured In Marcellus Shale Region

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

Fracking is generally thought of as the drilling method that opened up the natural gas shale play throughout the United States and elsewhere.   Reports today indicate that the fracking method of drilling is being utilized in the exploration and drilling for oil.  The horizontal method of drilling has been shown to be very effective in… Read more »

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Dlp Trial Lawyers Fight For Carbon Monoxide Victims In Lackawanna County Pennsylvania

Posted by & filed under DLP Law, Serious Injury.

Over the past several years the trial lawyers at DLP have handled serious cases for clients overcome by carbon monoxide.  Many times the original “minor” injuries subside soon after exposure.  Following blood work, Oxygen over saturation and bariatric chamber confinement are common treatments. However, depending on the amount of exposure incurred, long term memory, heart,… Read more »

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Scranton Moosic Wilkes Barre Hazleton Fatal Work Injury- Workers Compensation

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

In the case of a Fatal Claim Petition filed as the result of the death of an employee under the Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Act, Section 315 of the Act requires that the Petition be filed within three years from the date of death. The filing shall be submitted on the prescribed form, LIBC- 363. In… Read more »