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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Imposes Additional Liability for Employees of Subcontractors

September 20, 2012

This summer, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania issued a decision that broadens the potential liability for companies that regularly contract with other companies for work to be performed.  The subcontractor hired by the contracting business did not have workers’ compensation insurance and one of its employees was injured on the job.  The Court found that the contracting business was liable for the employee’s claim, even though he was not an employee of the company.  If you have a question about the liability of a contractor or a subcontractor after a work injury, be sure to contact an experienced Workers’ Compensation attorney to discuss how the changes may affect your case.

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Pennsylvania’s Joint and Several Liability Law Changes

July 27, 2012

This summer Pennsylvania’s Joint and Several Liability Law has changed. The changes make it more defendant-friendly in many instances. If you have a case involving Joint and Several Liability be sure to contact an experienced Personal Injury attorney to discuss how the changes may effect your case.

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Main Line Today Names Two Partners to Top Lawyers List

July 26, 2012

Main Line Today magazine is out with its 2012 Top Lawyers list.  MMD&C Partners Tom Musi, and Rich Daubenberger have been named as a Top Lawyer.  Congratulations to our two partners for being voted as top of their field by their peers!  

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Felony Assault Charge Dismissed
at Preliminary Hearing

July 13, 2012

At a Preliminary Hearing in Aston District Court on Wednesday, MMD&C counsel successfully argued to have the felony charge of Aggravated Assault dismissed.  The client was facing a minimum sentence of 3 to 4½ years; now that the felony charge was dismissed after the hearing, he will likely only spend a month or two incarcerated on misdemeanor charges.  Obviously, the client and his family were very happy with this result.

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Welcome to our New Website!

July 5, 2012

To all of our clients and friends in Chester County, Delaware County and all over the Philadelphia area, all of the folks at , LLP would like to welcome you to our new website! In the coming weeks and months, you can look to this blog for updates, news and commentary regarding not only our firm, but also changes in law on the local, state and federal levels. As always, we welcome your feedback and thank you stopping by! Musi, Merkins, Daubenberger & Clark, LLP represents individual clients, businesses, and large governmental agencies. The firm handles all phases of representation including, but not limited to: Criminal Law, Personal Injury,  Workers’ Compensation, Domestic Matters, Estates, and Elder Law in both trial and appellate courts. Musi, Merkins, Daubenberger & Clark is dedicated to providing our clients the best possible legal representation and results.

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