In their latest PA Law Weekly article, “The Unavoidable Bias of an Independent Medical Exam,” Partner Sam Pond and Attorney Andrew Ruder explain how doctors commissioned by employers have an inherent bias when evaluating injured workers. These independent medical examinations (IMEs) are... Read on »
Join Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano attorneys and staff members at Philadelphia’s City Hall to commemorate the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act on Saturday, July 25th from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The free event will have many family friendly events including: entertainment by... Read on »
Partner Dave Stern was interviewed by The Legal Intelligencer for the article, “Helping Injured Worker Is Within Scope of Employment,” which highlighted a recent Pennsylvania workers’ compensation decision. In the case, a worker attempted to assist another worker who had fallen into a pit and... Read on »
In a recent survey conducted by The Legal Intelligencer, Pond Lehocky was one of few firms that demonstrated positive growth in terms of diversity. The firm has an equal number of male to female attorneys, and has added three more minority attorneys this year. Managing Partner Sam Pond said that... Read on »
When Partners Sam Pond, Jerry Lehocky, Dave Stern and Tom Giordano, Jr. first walked into their downtown Philadelphia office at United Plaza, they had no idea what to expect of the future. On July 1, 2010, the partners started with 22 people who believed in what they did as professionals. All had... Read on »
After winning eight ADDY® awards at the regional level, Pond Lehocky’s Torn Apart campaign took home two national accolades at the American Advertising Awards. The single illustration of client Francis Elliott won gold, and the entire campaign of artwork and videography won silver. The... Read on »
Partner Dave Stern was recently invited by the University of Delaware Athletic Department to speak to the Division One baseball team. Dave was a pitcher and 4 year letterman for the Blue Hens. The University recognized Dave’s career success since he hung up the spikes and went to law... Read on »
In 1915, steel, coal, and industry were the lifeblood of Pennsylvania. Devastating injuries, many resulting in death, ran rampant. A worker could have a limb caught in a machine or die due to working conditions, with no compensation. The institution of the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act... Read on »
Associate Attorney Susan Nanes uncovers a flaw in Pennsylvania workers’ compensation regulations regarding medical balance billing. The gap could leave unaware injured workers stuck footing the bill for necessary healthcare services. Based on regulations, it seems clear that those who file a... Read on »
Partners Sam Pond, Jerry Lehocky and Dave Stern were selected to the Super Lawyers® Top 100 in Philadelphia list. Jerry Lehocky was also named to the Top 100 in Pennsylvania list. 2015 marks the 11th year that Sam and Jerry have been recognized by Super Lawyers® for their outstanding practice. ... Read on »
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