Summer Custody Arrangements can be Challenging. We Share Tips for Fair Agreements.

By Robert M. Going, Jr., Attorney Children mature and change so quickly. Those changes seem especially apparent at the end of the school year when parents look at their kids and fully recognize how much they’ve grown in the past few months. Maybe that’s why, when summer rolls around, some families want to revisit custody agreements. Perhaps a child’s evolving schedule or activities mandate…

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When Does a Traffic Injury Warrant a Personal Injury Lawsuit?

By Dennis L. Plank, Attorney It’s not always easy to identify injuries immediately after a traffic accident. The people involved are often excited or distracted. Bodies often respond to the trauma of an accident by releasing endorphins that mask pain and delay the onset of symptoms. Indications of injuries, especially those sustained in the neck, head, and nervous system, may not appear until days later.…

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Long-Distance Custody Requires Special Considerations

By Robert M. Going, Jr., Attorney No one wants to be away from their kids for too long. Sometimes, even something as simple as a sleepover can cause parental anxiety. So it’s no wonder that long-distance parenting is so challenging. When parents split up, things can get more complicated. One or both parents may find it necessary to move. However, even if that move…

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We Answer Questions About Denied Workers’ Compensation Claims in Pennsylvania

By Dennis L. Plank, Attorney When workers are hurt on the job, they are often entitled to Workers’ Compensation. The Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Act defines a work injury as any injury, medical condition, or disease that is caused by a person's employment, but it doesn’t list specific types of injuries. If the injury or resulting illness is directly related to the worker's employment, that…

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Illegal Contractor Practices in Pennsylvania

By Angela M. Ward, Attorney Home improvement fraud is a serious offense in Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth has well-established legal requirements for home improvement contracts and payments. The PA Home Improvement Consumer Protection Act or HICPA provides a range of protections and allows a homeowner to seek recovery of all costs, applicable interests, and even attorney’s fees. In some cases, the plaintiff can receive up…

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