Hearing location change for Shippensburg approved!

Our law firm went to bat for injured workers in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania.  As one of the unique communities that is divided by a county line, many injured Shippensburg workers had to drive an hour for a workers' compensation hearing.  Those living in Franklin County had their hearings heard in Chambersburg, a mere fifteen minutes away.  Those living in Cumberland County had to make the hour trek to Harrisburg. We decided to do something about it.  We sent a letter to…

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Allegheny County court denies Facebook discovery

The latest Facebook discovery request case comes out of the Allegheny Court of Common Pleas in a decision authored by the Honorable Stanton Wettick Jr.  In this case, Judge Wettick denied Facebook discovery in a motor vehicle accident litigation case.  In the decision, Judge Wettick balances the level of intrusion versus the value of the discovery requested. Here, Plaintiff was seeking access to Defendant's Facebook profile to show the Defendant's whereabouts at and near the time of the motor vehicle…

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