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Worker falls from bucket truck while trimming trees

On Feb. 17, a worker in Pennsylvania died on the job after he fell from a bucket truck. At the time of the accident, the 48-year-old man from Mt. Pleasant had been using a saw to trim tree branches in North Versailles. The fatal accident took place along Hawthorne...

Workplace injuries caused by vibrations

Many workers in Pennsylvania are injured every year while on the job. While some injuries are obvious, others, such as those resulting from years of exposure to vibration, may not be. Long-term exposure to vibration, from handheld tools to repetitive motions, can...

Eyewear that doesn’t fit can lead to workplace injuries

The makeup of today's workforce is rapidly changing, both in terms of gender and ethnicity. The increased diversity of today's workers has led to a serious safety issue. In that past, the workforce was relatively homogeneous. That meant that most workers had the same...

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Hazleton, PA 18201

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Bart E. Ecker has been selected as a 2013 Super Lawyer

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Attorney Bart E. Ecker, Esquire, of Laputka, Bayless, Ecker & Cohn, P.C., was again selected as one of Pennsylvania’s Super Lawyers. Attorney Ecker was selected for his recognition in the field of Workers’ Compensation by other Pennsylvania attorneys who were asked to name the best lawyers they have personally observed in action. Only 5% of attorneys in Pennsylvania are classified as Super Lawyers and, of this group, 74% of the attorneys practice in either Philadelphia or Pittsburgh. He is certified as a specialist in the practice of Workers’ Compensation Law by the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Section on Workers’ Compensation Law as authorized by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

Attorney Ecker has an extensive practice in the field of Workers’ Compensation and Occupational Disease for over 30 years, including litigation before the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court; the Pennsylvania Supreme Court; the United States District Court and the United States Court of Appeals. He has lectured extensively in workers’ compensation matters on behalf of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, the Pennsylvania Bar Association and the American Bar Association and is the author of numerous articles dealing with workers’ compensation issues.

Atty. Ecker served as Vice Chairman, 1985 to 1993, and Chairman, 1993 to 1997 of the Workers’ Compensation Committee, American Bar Association, General Practice Section.

He was a Council Member, Pennsylvania Bar Association, Workers’ Compensation Section.

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Worker falls from bucket truck while trimming trees

On Feb. 17, a worker in Pennsylvania died on the job after he fell from a bucket truck. At the time of the accident, the 48-year-old man from Mt. Pleasant had been using a saw to trim tree branches in North Versailles. The fatal accident took place along Hawthorne...

Workplace injuries caused by vibrations

Many workers in Pennsylvania are injured every year while on the job. While some injuries are obvious, others, such as those resulting from years of exposure to vibration, may not be. Long-term exposure to vibration, from handheld tools to repetitive motions, can...

Eyewear that doesn’t fit can lead to workplace injuries

The makeup of today's workforce is rapidly changing, both in terms of gender and ethnicity. The increased diversity of today's workers has led to a serious safety issue. In that past, the workforce was relatively homogeneous. That meant that most workers had the same...

Laputka, Bayless, Ecker & Cohn, PC
One South Church Street
Suite 301
Hazleton, PA 18201

Toll Free : 800-582-6452
Phone : 570-861-5905
Hazleton Law Office Map