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Peter E. Perry - Cheltenham, PA

500 Cottman Avenue Cheltenham, PA 19012

Updated: 03/09/2017

Cheltenham Workers' Compensation Lawyer

Overview

A Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Judge and Administrator, who has adjudicated more than 10,000 cases, receiving testimony and evidence, ruling on objections and motions and issuing detailed Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, Decision and Order. As a Judge Manager, supervised the Workers' Compensation Hearing System, the Judges, support and investigative staff in the Southeastern District of Pennsylvania...

A Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation Judge and Administrator, who has adjudicated more than 10,000 cases, receiving testimony and evidence, ruling on objections and motions and issuing detailed Findings of Fact, Conclusions of Law, Decision and Order. As a Judge Manager, supervised the Workers' Compensation Hearing System, the Judges, support and investigative staff in the Southeastern District of Pennsylvania.

A Trial Attorney for 38 years with a focus on Administrative Law, labor-management and employment issues that include collective bargaining agreements, memorandum of understanding; labor-management negotiations; personal injury; social security disability claims; arbitrations and mediations.

Published and lectured on the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation and Occupational Disease Laws and Administrative Law to legal, business, and labor organizations.

Served as a member of several Task Forces established by Governors Ridge, Casey and Thornburgh respectively, to study and suggest improvements to the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation System. During the Ridge Administration and pursuant to the direction of the Secretary of Labor and Industry and in consult with the Pennsylvania Legislature, the Task Force issued a detailed study of the Pennsylvania Workers' Compensation law with suggested amendments that were adopted by the Pennsylvania Legislature and enacted into law, Act 57 of 1996.

Served as a special assistant to the late Timothy Poindexter, Director of Adjudication, participating in various executive decisions concerning procedural matters, the Workers' Compensation Judges, case management and labor-management matters. Also participated as a grader of the PA Civil Service Workers' Compensation Examination.

Served as the elected past Chairman of the Professional Association of Workers' Compensation Judges; directed, prepared and participated in the agenda for the Annual Workers' Compensation Judges Seminars; participated in labor-management meetings and meet and discuss sessions in connection with drafting a Memorandum of Understanding; participated in labor-management grievance issues.

Military:

United States Marine Corps; Sergeant/NCO-Marine Corps Flight Operations.

Assigned to the following: HMH 772, Marine Helicopter Squadron; VMF 511, Marine Jet Fighter Squadron. Active and Reserve duty. Honorable Discharge, 1967

Media:

Fox TV 29 Good Day Philadelphia,

Subject: Injured at Work-Ten Important Points on behalf of the Stampone Law Firm

WPVI-TV 6 David Henry interview

Subject: The Workers' Compensation System, administrative law, timeliness of hearings.

WCAU-TV 10 Edie Huggins Show

Subject: Administrative Law; PA Workers' Compensation Law, PA Unemployment Compensation Law and Social Security Law.

About Peter E. Perry

Practice Areas

  • Workers' Compensation
  • Social Security Disability
  • Serious Personal Injury

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Attorney

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, 1977
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 1977

Other Affiliations

  • Professional Association of Workers’ Compensation Judges (Past Chairman)

Education

  • Widener University School of Law, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, 1976
    Juris Doctor
  • La Salle University
    B.S., Bachelor of Science
    Major: Business Administration
  • La Salle College High School

Past Positions

  • Philadelphia Office of Adjudication, Workers’ Compensation Judge Manager, 2008 - 2010
  • Reading Office of Adjudication, Workers Compensation Judge, 2006 - 2008
  • The Stampone Law Firm, Trial Attorney, 2001 - 2006
  • Bucks County Office of Adjudication, Workers’ Compensation Judge, 1987 - 2001
  • Office of Adjudication, Southeastern PA, Administrator/Judge Manager, 1972 - 1987

Pro Bono Activities

  • Master Mason, Joseph H. Brown, Lodge No. 751
  • Associate Member, PA Shield and Square Club, Law Enforcement
  • Organization within the Masonic Order

Classes and Seminars

  • Case Assessment from the Claimant’s perspective and Act 57 issues, Montgomery County Bar Association
  • Case law update and Mediation under Section 450, CLE sponsored by Dispute Resolution Institute
  • Act 44 cost containment provisions; Role of the Judge, Frankford Health Care Systems/Frankford Work Health
  • Workers’ Compensation and Employer responsibility and obligations, La Salle University Small Business Seminar
  • Occupational noise exposure and hearing loss, Thomas Jefferson University Medical Center Hearing Loss Symposium
  • Burdens of proof for psychological injuries; physical/mental, mental/physical and mental/mental, Pennsylvania Insurance Institute
  • Provisions of Section 306 (f) medical payments and effect of Supersedeas under Section 413, Pennsylvania Bar Institute (PBI) CLE
  • Tough Problems in Workers’ Compensation, Pennsylvania Bar Institute
  • Provisions of Section 406.1 of the Act, timeliness of payment, Philadelphia Bar Association CLE
  • Role of the Judge and how to prepare a case, Philadelphia Bar Association CLE
  • Burdens of Proof, presenting your case, Philadelphia Bar Association CLE
  • Act 44 Amendments, Professional Insurance Agents Association of PA/MD/DE
  • Provisions of the Pennsylvania Workers’ Compensation Act; court interpretations; employer obligation, Penn/Jer/Del Chamber of Commerce
  • Presenting your case to the Judge; administrative practice and procedure, Justinian Society
  • Provisions of the Act, role of the Judge as fact finder, credibility determinations, PHILAPOSH/Injured Workers of PA
  • Rules and Regulations of Practice and Procedure before a Workers’ Compensation Judge, Bucks County Bar Association
  • Case preparation in Administrative law; rules of evidence; burdens of proof and burdens of persuasion; Rules of Administrative Practice and Procedure, Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association (PTLA)
  • Burdens of Proof in Workers’ Compensation and Administrative Law cases, Widener University School of Law
  • Workers’ Compensation Practice and Procedure, Order Sons of Italy in America-Attorney Lodge
  • Act 57 Impairment Ratings per AMA Guidelines, The Professional Association of PA Workers’ Compensation Judges-Annual Seminar
  • Mediation, The Professional Association of PA Workers’ Compensation Judges-Annual Seminar
  • Act 1 hearing loss amendments, The Professional Association of PA Workers’ Compensation Judges-Annual Seminar
  • Work-related Injuries, occupational disease, Order Sons of Italy in America

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Office Information

Address

500 Cottman Avenue Cheltenham, PA 19012

Fax

  • 215-663-9112

Publication

Articles

  • Injured on the Job, a Guide to Workers’ Compensation In Pennsylvania; © 2002,
  • Injured on the Job-What should you do? Newsletter publications

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