Why do Lancaster County Employers Deny Workers’ Comp Claims?

By Dennis Plank, Attorney When a person is hurt on the job, the pain and suffering can extend beyond the injury itself. Injured employees may have to cope with lost wages, large medical bills, and the stress of supporting a family. While most Lancaster County workers who suffer injuries on the job qualify for compensation under the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act, some employers choose to lawfully…

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Is Your Lancaster County Employer Breaking PA Law?

By Angela M. Ward, Attorney Today, laws are in place in Pennsylvania and at the national level to protect employees from unsafe working conditions, discrimination, harassment, and wrongful termination and to ensure they receive fair pay and benefits. While workers’ rights are sometimes taken for granted, they are a result of decades of employer abuse. In the 1800s, Pennsylvania was home to world-famous robber barons…

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Make Sure You’re Prepared for Divorce With This Checklist

by Robert M. Going, Attorney Going through a divorce can be messy and overwhelming. It’s easy to lose track of what’s happening, what has already been done, and what still needs to be tackled. That’s why it’s smart to create a checklist. Writing down tasks, and the dates they are completed will help the person going through a divorce to keep on track, avoid missing…

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New Year’s Resolution: It’s 2021. Do You Have Your Will and Estate Plans in Place?

By Angela M. Ward, Attorney January marks the beginning of a new year. It's an excellent time for people in Lancaster County to start tackling that list of essential tasks that they have been putting off. And some of the most critical things listed should be writing a Will, assigning Power of Attorney, and creating or updating your estate plan. While many online programs help…

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Experienced Lancaster County Bankruptcy Lawyer Explains When Chapter 13 Bankruptcy may be a Good Idea.

Dennis L. Plank, Attorney In Lancaster County and across the country, Americans are struggling with more and more debt, especially credit card debt and student loan payments. For some people, debt is a necessary but manageable part of their financial picture. However, for others, debt can get out of control. For some households, debt piles up because of poor spending habits and or ill-advised…

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All About Custody Schedules: 60/40, 70/30, Every Other Weekend, and More

By Robert M. Going, Jr, Attorney When a couple divorces and has children under the age of 18, it's time to establish a custody agreement. A custody agreement is a written document that maps out custody schedules and resolves any child custody and visitation issues. Some couples can negotiate this agreement themselves. Others require the help of a qualified family law attorney. To make…

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