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Not Quite Ready to Retire, but Illness or Disease is Making It Hard to Keep Working?

Talk to a lawyer about Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits. What happens when illness, disease, or other medical conditions make it difficult to keep working? Fortunately, a lifeline exists for many workers – Social Security Disability, also referred to as SSD. But what is Social Security Disability? Is there a difference between SSD and “regular, age-related”...

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What To Do When Medical Treatment is Being Delayed because of Problems with Workers' Compensation

Protect your rights and talk to a workers' compensation lawyer. If you’ve been hurt on the job, your priority should be getting the medical attention you need to put yourself in the best position to recover. In most cases, healthcare treatments and procedures should be taken care of right away. We understand it can be...

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Understanding How and Why Employers Can Make Workplace Safety a Priority

Work injuries and illnesses can be devastating and difficult for people to overcome. Workplace safety has long been a priority in Northeastern Pennsylvania. A big reason why stems from the area's history of workplace accidents, especially in the anthracite coal mining industry in the 19th century. Some of the first workplace safety inspection laws and labor...

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Can My Employer Say I’m an Independent Contractor To Get Out of Paying Workers’ Comp?

If you’re an injured worker misclassified as an independent contractor, it’s time to fight for your right to workers’ compensation benefits. "In the state of Pennsylvania, an employer is not allowed to misclassify you as an independent contractor to get out of paying for workers' comp and other benefits," says O'Malley & Langan Founder and...

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Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Claims

Our firm pursues justice for veterans and their families. The safety of service members and their families who sacrificed so much to serve their country should be paramount, but unfortunately, our country has not always met that responsibility. For decades, Marines and their families who resided at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina were exposed to...

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I Was Hurt at Work, Then Laid Off. Now What?

Just because you lost your job doesn't mean you lose your legal rights. A workplace injury can have serious consequences. You might need extensive medical treatment, follow-up medical care, and time off from work to fully recover. The last thing you need is to also lose your job while you're dealing with this situation —...

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Top 10 Safety Violations Found by OSHA in 2021

A Pennsylvania Workers' Comp Attorney Discusses How Safety Violations Can Lead to Injury Workers are hurt on the job every year, suffering injuries that prevent them from returning to work for some time, resulting in a loss of income. Meanwhile, medical expenses for treating their injuries add up fast. In Pennsylvania, injured workers can file...

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Office Locations

Scranton

Scranton

201 Franklin Avenue

Scranton, PA 18503

p. 570-344-2667

Pittson

Pittston

9 North Main Street

Pittston, PA 18640

p. 570-883-1321

Towanda

Towanda

213 Main Street

Towanda, PA 18848

p. 570-265-5800