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20th Annual Report on the Status of Workers’ Compensation Case Management

2017 Highlights Reflecting on the work accomplished in 2017, two issues stand out as having tremendous and far-reaching effects on Workers’ Compensation in Delaware:The Department of Labor is proud of the continuing progress in the processing of workers’ compensation cases. The Department wants to thank the members of the Industrial Accident Board for their hard…

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Special Edition – SECOND LOCATION

SPECIAL EDITION New Dover Location Heckler & Frabizzio is pleased to announce the opening of our second office located in Dover Delaware at 884 Walker Road, Unit C, Dover, Delaware 19904. While this will not affect the number you call to reach us or the location to which you send correspondence. It is designed to…

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January 2018

LITIGATION CASE LAW UPDATE If You Want PIP, Jump In Your Car Quick   In February of 2016, Plaintiff was standing next to his  vehicle, preparing to unlock the door to grab a tool inside. Before he actually touched or began to unlock the vehicle, a tree fell and struck him and his vehicle. The plaintiff applied…

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December 2017

ANNOUNCEMENTS   WELCOME TO THE BAR! Congratulations to our newest attorneys, Michele M. Subers and James T. Betts, on their admission to the Delaware Bar on December 13, 2017, when they were both sworn in at a special session of the Delaware Supreme Court. This is a great accomplishment and we are excited to have them…

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November 2017

LITIGATION CASE LAW UPDATE Everyone Knows What Hoagie Guts Are, Don’t They? We all know Delawareans are serious about their hoagies, so when you hear that the First State’s number one gas station deli is invoking trade secret privileges in Superior Court, one would guess they want to keep their competitors from learning the perfect…

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Special Edition – Top Lawyers 2017

HECKLER & FRABIZZIO ATTORNEYS NAMED DELAWARE TODAY TOP LAWYERS FOR 2017 Heckler & Frabizzio congratulates our attorneys who were voted once again by their Delaware peers as  Top Lawyers 2017. 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 legal practice….

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October 2017

LITIGATION CASE LAW UPDATE Does The High Cost Of Cable Have You Burning Mad? On September 10, 2010, Plaintiff and his wife were sitting at home, when suddenly their Verizon FiOS router caught fire, causing significant damage to their home.  The Assistant State Fire Marshal issued a report attributing the fire to a malfunction with…

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September 2017

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION REPORT Just Say No to Drugs…and Lasers Non-Certification of Pain Management Treatment, Narcotic Medication, and Laser Therapy Affirmed Claimant sustained a compensable left ankle injury in 2005. Claimant continued to treat for this condition for years following same. In 2016, Employer filed a Utilization Review (UR) challenging as non-compliant various treatment with Dr….

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Special Edition – Top Workplace 2017

SPECIAL EDITION Heckler & Frabizzio – Top Workplace 2017 On August 27th The News Journal published Delaware’s Top Workplaces for 2017. Heckler and Frabizzio is proud to be recognized as one of Delaware’s Top Workplaces especially as it is based on the votes of our staff. Top Workplace was awarded based on an employee engagement…

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August 2017

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION REPORT Employer Defense to Medical Marijuana Treatment Goes Up In Smoke Claimant sustained compensable back injury with multiple failed surgeries. Dr. Grossinger prescribed medical marijuana, with no limitation on the amount of the dosage. Claimant filed a Petition seeking a finding that the medical marijuana was compensable treatment. Both Dr. Grossinger and the…

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