Newsletters

March 2022

ANNOUCEMENTS Diversity Scholarship The Firm is offering a $5,000 scholarship to a diverse, Delaware student who is currently looking to further their education in the legal field. The rising cost of education continues to be a hardship many minorities struggle to overcome. Heckler & Frabizzio believes that by helping diverse legal professionals overcome those struggles,…

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February 2022

ANNOUCEMENTS We are Back & Better Than Ever As of 2/1/22, Heckler & Frabizzio welcomed back in the office all H&F employees. Moving forward, we will continue to offer our preeminent, service excellence while utilizing a long-term hybrid work schedule. Our dedicated staff remain ready to serve our clients’ needs throughout the regular work week,…

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January Newsletter 2022

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW Lights…Camera…Termination: Surveillance Footage Wins Best Picture Claimant was involved in a compensable work accident in 2016, when he was operating a construction vehicle that crashed and turned over, resulting in injuries to his head, face, neck, and back. Claimant was paid a substantial period of total disability benefits. On March 30, 2021,…

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Welcome to the Partnership!

Heckler & Frabizzio is proud to announce our new partner, Miranda Clifton, effective January 17, 2022. Ms. Clifton will be practicing in the Firm’s liability department led by Patrick Rock. As a Partner, Ms. Clifton will continue to further the firm’s mission statement as THE Preeminent Delaware Law Firm. After graduating from the Widener University…

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December Newsletter

ANNOUCEMENTS College of Workers’ Compensation Induction Maria Paris Newill and Anthony Frabizzio, Partners, attended the annual Workers’ Compensation Institute Conference in Orlando, FL from December 12th-15th. In addition, Anthony Frabizzio was inducted into the College of Workers’ Comp Lawyers (CWCL). This organization honors workers’ comp plaintiff’s attorneys, defense attorneys, professors, and judges nationwide. The CWCL Fellows…

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November Newsletter

Keeping up with H&F Welcome to the World! Congratulations to Kristen Steele, paralegal, who welcomed her healthy little boy, Mason Parker, on November 1st. Mason weighed 8 lbs 7 oz. and was 21 inches long. Both mom and baby are doing great. Congratulations, Kristen! New Puppy Jess Lee, paralegal, adds “Tux” to the family. Tux…

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Top Lawyer 2021

SPECIAL EDITION HECKLER & FRABIZZIO ATTORNEYS NAMED DELAWARE TODAY  TOP LAWYERS FOR 2021  Heckler & Frabizzio congratulates our attorneys who were voted, once again, by their Delaware peers as Top Lawyers in 2021. Delaware Today, “the state’s premier magazine,” has released the results of their annual survey of Delaware licensed attorneys which identifies the top practitioners in multiple areas of…

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October 2021

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW Developments at the Department of Labor Over the summer of 2021, a new Deputy Attorney General was appointed to represent the Delaware Department of Labor (DOL) primarily focused on ‘protecting’ the Delaware Workers’ Compensation Fund. Simultaneously, new policies and procedures were instituted. By letter dated July 14, 2021, the DOL stated it would…

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September 2021

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAW Continuing Trend? IAB Again Favors 6th Edition of AMA Guides in Total Knee Replacement Permanency Approximately two years ago, we reported on a Board Decision in the matter of Kathy Thomas v. City of Wilmington, IAB Hrg. No. 1417741 (July 30, 2019), where the Board for the first time indicated a preference…

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Top Workplace 2021

SPECIAL EDITION Heckler & Frabizzio – Top Workplace 2021 Delaware’s main newspaper, The News Journal, has published it’s list of Delaware’s Top Workplaces for 2021. Heckler and Frabizzio is proud to again be recognized as one of Delaware’s Top Workplaces especially because we were awarded this honor based on a survey of our employees. The…

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