Pond Lehocky Managing Partner Sam Pond and Associate Susan Nanes explore mental and emotional work injuries

November 25, 2015

 In their latest PA Law Weekly article, Managing Partner Sam Pond and Attorney Susan Nanes discuss how mental and emotional work injuries can be subjective in workers’ compensation law. These types of injuries were not originally mentioned in the Workers’ Compensation Act, as physical injuries... Read on »

Pond Lehocky Partner Sam Pond to make third co-hosting appearance on Today in PhillyLabor

November 24, 2015

On Wednesday, November 25, 2015, at 1 p.m. Managing Partner Sam Pond will join the broadcast team of Today in PhillyLabor to discuss how aspects of Pennsylvania workers’ compensation are stacked against the injured worker, and what can be done to protect workers’ rights. No cost of living... Read on »

Former Philadelphia Assistant District Attorney Conor Shields continues lifetime service to Pennsylvanians at Pond Lehocky

November 18, 2015

Pond Lehocky welcomes Mr. Conor Shields as an associate workers’ compensation attorney. He is a former Philadelphia assistant district attorney where he spent seven years and thousands of hours in the courtroom handling criminal prosecutions at every stage.  At the District Attorney’s Office... Read on »

You may be eligible for additional healthcare coverage with MAWD

November 16, 2015

If you live in Pennsylvania, you may be eligible for additional healthcare coverage.  The Medical Assistance for Workers with Disabilities Program (MAWD) is a public health insurance program available to people with disabilities ages 16 to 64 who work and receive compensation for their work, but... Read on »

The Great Tradeoff: Understand the rights you gave up for workers’ comp

November 4, 2015

In PA workers’ compensation, citizens gave up a constitutional right to sue for damages after a work injury. In return, they were guaranteed payment for lost wages and medical expenses, while their employers were freed from the ramifications of varying settlement amounts. It is crucial for all... Read on »

Client-first culture recognized: Pond Lehocky selected for 2016 Best Law Firms list

November 2, 2015

For the fifth consecutive year, Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano was selected as one of the 2016 Best Law Firms for Metropolitan Tier 1, Philadelphia Workers’ Compensation Law – Claimants. Managing Partner Sam Pond believes the firm’s client-first culture guides Pond Lehocky toward success.  ... Read on »

Protect your rights by voting in historic Supreme Court election on November 3, 2015

October 30, 2015

The election on Tuesday, November 3, 2015, is crucial for all Pond Lehocky clients. For the first time, Pennsylvania will fill three of seven state Supreme Court seats. This historic election will greatly impact our ability to defend our clients’ rights to workers’ compensation. We need to... Read on »

Pond Lehocky Partner Dave Stern and Associate Melissa Chandy present at the Annual Personal Injury Practicum

October 23, 2015

On Thursday, October 22, 2015, Partner Dave Stern and Associate Melissa Chandy were featured speakers at the Annual Personal Injury Practicum held at the Philadelphia Convention Center. They spoke about third party settlement agreements and healthcare liens, which can affect personal injury and... Read on »

Pond Lehocky Partner Sam Pond to make second co-hosting appearance on Today in PhillyLabor

October 19, 2015

On Wednesday, October 21, 2015, Managing Partner Sam Pond will join the broadcast team for his second appearance on Today in PhillyLabor. The topic of this week’s episode is workers’ compensation 101, including the act’s history, the biggest myths and the latest trends.   In this... Read on »

Some employers are able to opt out of workers’ comp, further crumbling workers’ rights

October 16, 2015

Justin Volz/for ProPublica   On October 14, 2015, NPR and ProPublica published the next installment of its series focused on issues plaguing workers’ compensation in America, “Opt-Out Plans Let Companies Work Without Workers' Comp.” The article examines a recent trend in Texas and Oklahoma... Read on »

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