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How will Bankruptcy Impact my Credit Score (Part III)

First, you can read the first two parts here . . .  Part I  and Part II As we’ve seen, since merchants began allowing buyers to purchase on credit, the transactional relationship always favored the merchant.  That is, until 1971 when the FCRA was passed.  When you think about the long history of lending, then […]

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Back Injuries are Frequent in Pennsylvania Workers Comp

Back injuries are some of the most frequent work injuries I see in my workers compensation practice.  That makes sense considering there on average over 1,000,000 work-related back injuries in the United States every year. The spine is the bone structure that protects the important bundle of nerves connecting your body to your brain. Think […]

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How will bankruptcy impact my credit score? (Part II)

“How will bankruptcy affect my credit score” continued….  In my last blog we covered the History of credit.  This portion of the series highlights the history of credit reporting.  Then using these 2 blogs, we have built the historical context of the credit reporting industry and can better understand how credit scoring works today (which […]

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Do I Have To Go Before a Workers Comp Judge?

Many injured workers in Pennsylvania have to go before a Workers Compensation Judge.  Many do not.  Depends on various factors of your claim. If you are injured at work and are not missing time from work or your employer and insurance carrier have accepted your claim, at least initially, you may not have to come […]

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How will bankruptcy impact my credit score?

I have been practicing bankruptcy law for over 22 years and one of the most frequently asked questions is: “how does bankruptcy affect my credit.”  The answer to this FAQ is individually specific.  So in order to answer this question globally, I am writing this series of blogs to provide insight into how credit ratings […]

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Rotator Cuff Injuries are Common Work Injuries

Rotator cuff injuries are some of the most common injuries I have seen in my Pennsylvania Workers Compensation practice.  That is not all that surprising given the growth in the warehousing and distribution centers in Central Pennsylvania. The rotator cuff is a series of muscles and tendons in the shoulder.  They are critical for use […]

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Separated But Still Owe the Nursing Home?

As couples age, the relationship that was once held together by a tight bond of affection may grow apart with time. Couples split and resolve their differences, possibly amicably, without the involvement of the court. However, failing to receive a divorce decree from the Court can result in an estranged spouse being held personally liable […]

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PA Supreme Court Upends Preliminary Hearings in Pennsylvania

In a very important decision, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court changed the nature of preliminary hearings throughout the Commonwealth by holding that the prosecution can no longer simply rely on hearsay evidence alone to hold a criminal defendant over for trial. This decision expressly overrules previous decisions of the Superior Court, and much to the chagrin […]

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Maryland Workers Comp and Maximum Medical Improvement (MMI)

At some point in your Maryland work injury claim, you may here your doctor talk to you about maximum medical improvement.  Maryland injured workers may be entitled to total or partial wage loss benefits and medical benefits during the pendancy of the claim.  Entitlement to wage loss benefits, may continue until the injured worker reaches […]

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