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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Do You Suspect Contractor Fraud? You May be Able to Fight Back

By Angela M. Ward, Attorney Thanks to remote work and virtual school, Lancaster County residents spent more time than ever in their homes over the last few years. As a result, many have decided to make changes and improvements in their living spaces. While some people will want to flex their DIY muscles, others will rely on contractors to complete the work. Hiring a…

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Appeal Denied Social Security Disability Claims

By Dennis L. Plank, Attorney Injuries or illnesses that prevent work are financially and emotionally stressful. Fortunately, a federally funded insurance program can offer a lifeline. The Social Security and Supplemental Security Income disability programs provide monthly benefits to qualifying disabled workers and their dependents, helping to replace some of their lost income. In January 2022, the program served more than 9 million Americans.…

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How to Make Divorce Less Stressful

By Robert M. Going, Jr., Attorney Change is a part of our existence, whether it’s a new job, a move to a different town, or an unexpected loss. Positive or negative, these life events frequently cause stress. Think about the changes associated with divorce and it’s no wonder many families find the breakup of a marriage to be one of the most stressful events…

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