If you’re parents are getting older, then you might be worried about their health and overall wellbeing, as well as what will happen to their estate once they pass away. These are normal concerns. The scary reality, though, is that many people forego estate planning...
Hazleton business owners considering a business deal such as a merger, acquisition or partnership may have heard of the term “letter of intent” and may wonder what it is, and if it is necessary or helpful. A letter of intent is a written agreement between two parties...
An operating agreement is essentially a contract between business members outlining how the business will be run. Having an operating agreement is not required for Pennsylvania businesses; however, having one is still strongly encouraged to avoid internal conflicts...
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A Full-Service Law Firm for Your Business and Personal Challenges
For six decades, Laputka, Bayless, Ecker & Cohn, PC, has provided outstanding legal representation to clients for a wide range of legal issues. We have grown and changed over the years, but we adhere to the same principles on which our firm was built — service, integrity, hard work and results.
Based in Hazleton, we serve a diverse array of individuals and businesses throughout northeastern Pennsylvania, including many in the Wilkes-Barre, Scranton and Allentown areas. We take pride in rewarding clients’ trust and maintaining long-term relationships, which results in many referrals and opportunities to serve second and third generations of families.
Workers’ Comp, Personal Injury and Disability Claims · Business, Employment Law and Estate Matters
We operate a general practice firm. However, in order to provide each client with the best counsel and representation possible, each of our experienced attorneys focuses on select branches of the law. We have established strengths in handling all aspects of:
- Work-related injuries that justify workers’ compensation claims
- Personal injury and wrongful death cases resulting from auto accidents, construction accidents, animal attacks and other traumatic events
- Social Security Disability claims and appeals
- Business law, lending and real estate concerns, ranging from high-value transactions and commercial collections to land use issues and contract disputes — as well as other forms of civil litigation
- Employment and labor law matters
- Estate planning, administration, probate and litigation
An Ounce of Prevention … Or Decisive Action on Your Behalf
We act swiftly when our clients have urgent legal matters, and we provide aggressive representation when it counts. Yet we place great emphasis on keeping clients out of legal trouble in the first place. For any legal issue — a business deal, problem with an insurance claim, and much more — our mission is to safeguard your interests and avoid unnecessary litigation if possible.