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Consumers Face More Hidden Cost by Delaying to File for Bankruptcy Protection

In the American legal system, the law constantly evolves and changes as novel issues lead to new application of the existing law. Judges apply the law to the facts and circumstances of cases and issue written opinions that often have binding and precedential effect. The same is true of bankruptcy law, where dedicated judges interpret […]

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The Government Says They Overpaid My Benefit. What Are My Options?

Covid-19 has wreaked social and economic havoc on the modern world. In the United States, lawmakers responded by passing several economic stimulus packages for a common goal to protect public health and safety. Among the most impactful provisions of the economic stimulus packages were funding increases and eligibility expansion for many social safety net programs. […]

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Mooney Law Opens Full-time Downtown Lancaster Office

Mooney Law is opening its eighth full time office location in Central Pennsylvania. The firm will begin regular office hours at its new Lancaster location on Monday, October 4. The new Lancaster office is located in downtown Lancaster at 36 East King Street, Suite 102 in the well known Cipher Building. The office will be […]

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The Three Main forms in Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation

When a worker is injured at work in Pennsylvania, the employer/insurance carrier, herein referred to as ‘employer’, is required to accept or deny the claim within 21 days of the report of a work injury.  Failure to do so can lead to penalties against the employer. When you report an injury, the employer can issue […]

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How OSHA and Federal Vaccine Mandates Effect Your Employment or Business

As the battle continues to surge in the Country against COVID-19 and its variants, many Americans are being thrust into unknown territory regarding employment, school district policies, and healthcare. In July 2021, President Biden implemented a COVID-19 Action Plan, (the “Plan”), which would create a six-pronged, national strategy to combat the spread of COVID-19.  These […]

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Criminal Law

PA Superior Court Overturns 40 Years of Sentencing Practice and Procedure

Recently in the case of Commonwealth v. Simmons the Pennsylvania Superior Court ruled that criminal defendants facing violation of parole of proceedings cannot be resentenced on probationary sentences that haven’t begun. While this may sound confusing, the end result is that there could be hundreds, if not thousands, of incarcerated individuals in Pennsylvania who are […]

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In Workers Comp, what is a Functional Capacity Evaluation?

After medically treating for an extended period of time or being on workers compensation wage loss benefits for a period of time, your doctor may discuss with you the possibility of undergoing a Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE). That brings confusion for injured workers. What is a Functional Capacity Evaluation? How does it impact your workers’ […]

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CHRIA Discrimination: Employer’s Use of Background Checks & Criminal History

For many, one of the first steps in the hiring process is the background check.  Background checks generally provide an array of information to the employer, such as but not limited to: a person’s work history, education, credit history, motor vehicle reports (MVR’s), medical history, use of social media, drug screenings, and, criminal history. Specifically […]

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Bitcoin and Bankruptcy: Applying An Analog Law to the Digital Frontier

. Some profited, some broke even, and some suffered losses. If you have dabbled in Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies and are considering filing for Bankruptcy protection, you likely wonder how the tried-and-true analog Bankruptcy Code

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