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December 2018

 ANNOUNCEMENTS FIRM HOLIDAY PARTY On December 7th, Heckler & Frabizzio celebrated our annual Holiday Party at the River Rock Kitchen on the Riverfront in Wilmington, DE. We all had a great time toasting to another successful year and enjoying each others company. From all of us at the Firm, Happy Holidays! WELCOME TO THE TEAM…

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November 2018

ANNOUNCEMENTS WILLIAM RIMMER CELEBRATES 25TH YEAR WITH THE FIRM Partner William Rimmer celebrates 25 years of service with Heckler & Frabizzio. The Firm surprised Bill with a luncheon celebration and presented him with a crystal clock to represent the time he dedicated to the Firm. We are lucky to have Bill as a partner. Congratulations!…

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Special Edition – Top Lawyers 2018

HECKLER & FRABIZZIO ATTORNEYS NAMED DELAWARE TODAY TOP LAWYERS FOR 2018 Heckler & Frabizzio congratulates our attorneys who were voted once again by their Delaware peers as  Top Lawyers 2018. Delaware Today, “the state’s premier magazine,” has released the results of their annual survey of Delaware licensed attorneys to identify the top practitioners in multiple areas of…

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October 2018

 ANNOUNCEMENTS NURSING HOME SEMINAR Co-Managing Partner Maria Paris Newill attended a seminar in September presented by The Defense Research Institute (DRI) on Nursing Home / ALF Litigation in New Orleans, LA. Please contact our office with any Nursing Home litigation claims or questions you may have. DRI ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2018 Heckler & Frabizzio’s Managing Partner Patrick G….

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September 2018

 ANNOUNCEMENTS CLIENT SEMINARS Co-Managing Partner Maria Paris Newill will be giving a seminar on September 18th at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino for the organization SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management). Mrs. Newill’s seminar will focus on Workers’ Compensation. Heckler & Frabizzio offers four different topics for our seminars that are approved for credits by the Department…

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H&F Named Top Workplace 2018

SPECIAL EDITION Heckler & Frabizzio – Top Workplace 2018 On August 26th The News Journal published Delaware’s Top Workplaces for 2018. Heckler and Frabizzio is proud to again be recognized as one of Delaware’s Top Workplaces especially considering the award is based on an employee engagement survey. The Top Workplace program is designed to obtain…

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August 2018

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION REPORT Significant Accident Does Not Mean Significant Permanency – Employer Prevails Claimant was involved in a rather significant compensable work-related motor vehicle accident on September 22, 2016. He was struck from behind by a truck traveling at a high rate of speed. He sustained numerous injuries including traumatic brain injury, concussion with loss…

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Workers’ Compensation Rate Change 2018

IMPORTANT NOTICE  DE WORKERS’ COMPENSATION RATE CHANGE EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2018   See chart below for rate change information, and please feel free to contact one of our Workers’ Compensation department attorneys for further discussion. From the State of Delaware Department of Labor Division of Industrial Affairs: MEMORANDUM NEW WORKERS’ COMPENSATION RATE EFFECTIVE JULY 1,…

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July 2018

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION REPORT Board Trend Denying Narcotic  Drug Treatment Continues Claimant was involved in a compensable 2013 work accident with lumbar surgery. Claimant treated for many years with narcotic medications and Xanax prescribed by Dr. Antony. Employer filed for Utilization Review, which found these medications non-compliant. Claimant appealed. The Board denied the Appeal, accepting the…

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June 2018

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION REPORT IAB Continues Trend of Closely Scrutinizing Narcotic Medications, and Then Some! Claimant sustained a compensable left ankle injury in 2011 and received various medical, total disability, partial disability, and permanent impairment benefits. After approximately 3 years of treatment, Claimant transferred her care to Dr. Balu, who treated Claimant with Norco (narcotic medication),…

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