Pennsylvania Bureau of Workers’ Compensation Publishes Annual Report

The Pennsylvania Bureau of Labor and Industry has released The Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation and Workplace Safety 2013 Annual Report, a document that intended to demonstrate “the workers’ compensation program’s commitment to workplace safety, superior customer service, innovation and excellence in carrying out the provisions of The Workers’ Compensation Act.” http://origin.library.constantcontact.com/download/get/file/1113073708822-124/2013+WC+Annual+Report+(LIBC-772).pdf In an effort to better…

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QR Veterans Disability Croup Investigating Possible Exposure to PCB’s at McClellan Air Force Base

The QR Veterans Disability Group was recently contacted to investigate claims for Veterans exposed to Polychlorinated Biphenyls – PCBs – at McClellan Air Force Base. PCB’s are a known carcinogen, as detailed by the Centers for Disease Control. In 2002, 60 Minutes produced a story about the chemical exposure in and around the base: http://www.cbsnews.com/news/toxic-secret-07-11-2002/…

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Statute of Limitations

One of the issues that can keep attorneys up at night are client’s statutes of limitations. Behind the scenes, careful due diligence on everyone of our client’s cases is performed in order that the statute of limitations is properly documented and preserved so that our clients have a right to proceed on their actions. A…

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Procedural Rules of Court

There has been a significant change to the Procedural Rules of Court with regard to jurors. You may have recently read some articles in statewide publications with regard to alternate jurors. Routinely at the end of a trial, alternate jurors were set free to go once deliberations began. The Rule, by Order of the State…

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Lone Survivor

Recently I saw the movie “Lone Survivor” produced by Universal Pictures, starring Mark Wahlberg as navy seal Marcus Luttrell. The movie is based on Luttrell’s true story – that being while during a mission in Afghanistan fighting the Taliban in June of 2005, he and 3 other navy seals engaged approximately 40 Taliban soldiers during…

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“Getting Ahead”: Presented by Bridges to Prosperity

Bridges to Prosperity (formerly Jeannette Circles) will be starting a Getting Ahead Class on Thursday April 24th.  We are looking for motivated individuals who are interested in changing their life and financial circumstances. Getting Ahead is a 17 week class where participants investigate barriers to poverty in their community, learn the hidden rules of ECONOMIC class and culture, investigate ways to build…

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