Changes to LHWCA?
A Pennsylvania Superior Court Case was filed early this month that could change the way we interpret the law. In the case of Betty Uveges VS. Samuel Uveges, an appeal was filed in January 2014, with the intention of attaching the husband’s disability benefits to the alimony payments made to the wife. Mr. Uveges is […] READ MORE
Did you know that cars have Black Boxes too?
A recent decision made by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration paves the way for a new era of vehicular safety. As of September 1, 2014, all new vehicles manufactured are required to be equipped with a black box, just like airplanes. Officially known as Event Data Recorders, these EDRs may soon change the way […] READ MORE
What Are the Steps that a Norfolk Divorce Lawyer Takes in a Divorce Action?
A Norfolk divorce lawyer begins a divorce action by filing a Complaint for divorce in the Circuit Court. At least one party must be a bona fide resident and domiciliary of Virginia for six months preceding the commencement of the suit. The venue or location of the Circuit Court for the divorce action is generally […] READ MORE
Anthony Montagna III Joins Firm
Anthony Montagna III Joins Montagna Klein Camden, L.L.P. As Partner Norfolk, VA (June 14, 2013) — Montagna Klein Camden, L.L.P. announced today that Anthony Montagna III, previously of Montagna & Montagna P.C., has joined the law firm as its newest partner. Following the closure of Montagna & Montagna P.C., “Tony” III joins his uncle Charles […] READ MORE
PENDING LAYOFFS DUE TO CONGRESS’ INABILITY TO FUNCTION EFFICIENTLY
What rights does an injured worker have? With potential layoffs pending on the Waterfront, many injured workers must be asking how they can compete in the open labor market to find new employment to support their families. Finding a job in today’s down economy is hard enough. Add a disabling injury to this economy, and […] READ MORE
Concurrent Jurisdiction for Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act and Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act Ends July 1, 201
Virginia House Bill 153 went into effect on July 1, 2012. Any work injuries which occur after that date will not be covered under the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Act if they are covered under the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act. This means that Longshoremen and Shipyard workers who are covered under the Longshore and […] READ MORE