While Pennsylvania Workers Comp rates improve, work injuries remain

Governor Tom Wolf announced that Pennsylvania Workers Compensation rates improved, yet again.  Pennsylvania fell from 17th in down to 26th in workers compensation insurance costs for businesses.  That is a pretty big jump and shows that Pennsylvania is more attractive to business and has a friendly business environment.  In fact, check out how many insurance carriers offer workers compensation coverage […]

The Six Common Warehouse Work Injuries We See

South Central Pennsylvania is one of the fastest booming areas in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, especially in warehouses.  In fact, several of the counties that we serve are listed among the Top 15 in Pennsylvania for population growth from 2010 to 2014.  Those counties are:  Cumberland (1st), Lancaster (4th), Franklin (6th), and Dauphin (15th).  That leads to jobs, but also […]

Franklin County PA booming with jobs

Franklin County, Pennsylvania has a booming economy.  The article from WHTM states the economy in Franklin County has added 1200 jobs in 12 months. ABC27 News reported in the past how Cumberland County is the fastest growing county in the state. Franklin County is also seeing increased numbers and is sixth on the list. You can see it with the […]

Atlas CopCo bringing 50 jobs to Franklin County

Atlas CopCo, a manufacturer for fracking parts, is consolidating operations from Texas and Utah and build a new plant in Fort Loudon, PA, on the western part of Franklin County.   Atlas CopCo already has a machine shop in Fort Loudon and plans to expand next to that location.  The Swedish based company plans to add 50 jobs at the new […]

Mooney & Associates is Hanover, PA Attorney of Choice!

Mooney & Associates is the top choice of Hanover, Pennsylvania for Lawyers.   The results are in!  Mooney & Associates finished in FIRST place in the Hanover Evening Sun Reader’s Choice Awards as the top Law Firm in the Hanover area.  We are proud of the recognition and humbled by the support and thank you for selecting us as your top […]

Unemployment rate in Harrisburg area drops below 5%

The Harrisburg, Pennsylvania area has been blessed with a low unemployment rate.  It’s true that employment concerns still continue to linger in certain areas of the nation, but not in our area. For the first time in six years, the unemployment rate for the Harrisburg region has dipped below 5%.   The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry posted the […]

Pennsylvania workers compensation by the numbers

In terms of background, the Pennsylvania Bureau of Workers Compensation is under the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry.  Each year, the Department of Labor and Industry releases its Annual Workers Compensation and Workplace Safety report.  The Department has released its 2013 Workers Compensation Annual Report. Injury and Petition Stats The total number of reportable work injuries in the Commonwealth […]

Shippensburg School Board approves LERTA for Georgia Pacific

The Shippensburg School District’s Board of Directors approved a LERTA for Georgia-Pacific at last nights board meeting.  The original LERTA proposed by Georgia-Pacific a few weeks ago initially requested 100% abatement in the first year with a seven year total LERTA.  That proposal was rejected by the School Board.  The new LERTA approved last evening provides tax dollars to the […]

Pennsylvania Store Manager Trying To Stop A Theft Awarded Workers Compensation Benefits

A Pennsylvania gas station store manager who suffered a traumatic brain injury when attempting to foil a store theft, has been awarded workers compensation benefits in a decision by the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court.   The decision by the Court overturned the Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Appeal Board’s (WCAB) decision to deny the store manager benefits.  Here are the facts of what […]

Georgia-Pacific coming to Shippensburg, Pennsylvania?

Georgia-Pacific coming to Shippensburg? – Mooney & Associates Georgia-Pacific, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of paper products, such as Angel Soft, Brawny, Sparkle, and Dixie, is considering two locations for a regional distribution center in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania.   The plans were presented last night before the Shippensburg School Board.  As a member of the School Board, I sat through […]