The Pennsylvania Superior Court recently issued an Opinion in the above-captioned case on January 15, 2010, with there being two significant issues addressed by the Court. The case involved a hit and run automobile accident in Philadelphia, with the Plaintiff’s car being rear-ended by a car, whose driver then fled the accident scene. The Plaintiff… Read more »
Recently, our Subrogation Practice Group (“SPG”) recovered a boatload of money (close to $1,000,000), for one of our priceless clients, in an extraordinary case involving the assertion of a subrogation lien for workers’ compensation benefits against a seven figure third-party settlement.
Stancell v. WCAB (LKI Group, LLC), 1901 C.D. 2009 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2010) Wells v. WCAB (Skinner), 1136 C.D. 2009 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2010) Christy v. WCAB (Philadelphia Gear Corporation), 1276 C.D. 2009 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2010) City of Philadelphia v. WCAB (Harvey), 1379 C.D. 2009 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2010) City of Philadelphia v. WCAB (Ford-Tilghman), 1049 C.D. 2009… Read more »
It is with profound sadness that we report the sudden death this weekend of Chris Jordan, an associate with our firm. Chris was an integral part of our firm for the last three years. He was an excellent and respected attorney practicing primarily in the Courts of Common Pleas in Philadelphia and the surrounding counties…. Read more »
Lindstrom Co. v. WCAB (Braun), 1815 C.D. 2009 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2010); Braun v. WCAB (Lindstrom Co.), 1970 C.D. 2009 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2010) Shaw v. WCAB (Melgrath Gasket Co.), 1871 C.D. 2009 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2010) Kleinhagan v. WCAB (KNIF Flexpak Corporation), 2009 C.D. 2009 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2010)
Department of Public Welfare v. WCAB (Harvey), 14 EAP 2009 (Pa. Sup. Ct. 2010) Scranton School District v. WCAB (Carden), 1567 C.D. 2009 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2009) Milner v. WCAB (Main Line Endoscopy Center, 2331 C.D. 2009 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2009) Black v. Labor Ready, Inc., Williamsport Steel Container Corp. and Rheem Manufacturing Company, Inc., 312 MDA… Read more »
Conference brochure, schedule and registration Attached is the National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network’s (NWCDN) 2010 Summer Conference Brochure. We invite all of our most trusted workers’ compensation clients to consider attending this two-day free conference, hosted semi-annually by the NWCDN. The Seminar will begin on June 16, 2010, with a cocktail reception at the fabulous Café Pinot,… Read more »
Riley v. WCAB (DPW/Norristown State Hospital), 1533 C.D. 2009 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2010) Phoenixville Hospital v. WCAB (Shoap), 2188 C.D. 2009 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2009)
To our most valued clients and contacts, the National Workers’ Compensation Defense Network, a premier defense counsel network that our firm is a member of, has confirmed the dates for its next Seminar Conference, to be held in Chicago, at the Wyndham Hotel, on October 6, 2010 and October 7, 2010.
Addressing an insured’s notice requirement for a phantom vehicle accident when claiming entitlement to uninsured motorist benefits, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently held, in Vanderhoff v. Harleysville Insurance, decided on July 6, 2010, that the insurance carrier must prove that it has been prejudiced by an insured’s failure to provide earlier notice, thereby reversing the Superior… Read more »