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Moosic Scranton Clarks Summit- Work Injury – Workers Comp Lawyer Pennsylvania

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The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court has ruled that a detoxification program constitutes “reasonable medical treatment” and refusal of such treatment can be grounds for a suspension of workers compensation wage loss benefits. Under the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act, if an injured employee (the “claimant”) refuses reasonable treatment, the employee forfeits all rights to compensation for any increase in… Read more »

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Debate Over Education Funding And Natural Gas Severance Tax Heats Up In Pennsylvania—no Debate That Dlp Fights For Personal Injury Victims In Wellsboro, Montrose, Towanda, Dushore, Tunkhannock And Other Regions Of Marcellus Shale

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Political polls out this week indicate that funding for public school education tops the list of issues in Pennsylvania.  Governor Corbett is under constant attack for leading a broad based reduction in education funding over the past three years. On the heals of these polls, many legislators in Harrisburg, including a growing number of Republicans,… Read more »

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Scranton Moosic Clarks Summit Workers Compensation- Work Injury Lawyer

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The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act requires that a Notice of Ability to Return to Work form must be issued to an injured worker (the “claimant”) in a “prompt” fashion in order for an employer to pursue a modification or suspension of the claimant’s wage loss benefits based on an earning power assessment. However, the Act… Read more »

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Pennsylvania Unions Support Natural Gas Drilling And Fracking—dlp Personal Injury Lawyers Support The Injured In Bradford And Susquehanna County

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When fracking commenced in Pennsylvania most skilled workers were imported from out of state.  Naturally, Pennsylvania union members were upset.  Protests took place. Now, the Scranton Times reports that unions are actively supporting fracking.  Union members are finding many jobs at pipeline construction sites and throughout the Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling region.  Union officials… Read more »

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Scranton Moosic Work Injury- Workers Compensation Lawyer

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A ruling by the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court has determined that a medical provider’s failure to provide a password to access medical records contained on a CD-ROM amounts to non-compliance with a medical records request and supports a finding that the treatment that was the subject of a Utilization Review (UR) was not reasonable or necessary…. Read more »

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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

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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 »